These three members of the world-champion Los Angeles Dodgers have a new answer to the spring training camp question, "What'd you do over the winter?" They were TV actors.
Pitcher Don Drysdale drew some relatively happy roles; he portrayed a fast-draw trail rider for ABC's Lawman and a lady-killing ballplayer for CBS's The Millionaire. Outfielder Wally Moon, as a marshal on NBC's Wagon Train, and Pitcher Sandy Koufax, as a cavalryman on ABC's Colt 45, drew rougher scripts. Both get shot—perhaps just in time to let them get back to their baseball.
MARSHAL WALLY MOON GETS NBC SLUG
ONE OF FASTEST GUNS IN NATIONAL LEAGUE, DON DRYSDALE PITCHES ABC LEAD
AS A DON JUAN FOR CBS, DRYSDALE RETREATS FROM A BRANDISHED TROPHY
CAVALRY'S KOUFAX CAN SMILE HERE-ABC SHOOTS HIM DEAD LATER