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Good Scalp, No Hit


Three fine old American games—cowboys and Indians, baseball and press agentry—were joined recently in Durango, Mexico, where the movie Geronimo is being shot. Between shootings an improbable ball game took place. The cowboys were on one side, naturally, the Indians on the other. A southpaw Geronimo (actually Chuck Connors, onetime Dodger and Cub first baseman and later TV's Rifleman) threw tomahawk sliders for the Indians. They won—perhaps because the umpire was intimidated by the knife tucked in the catcher's belt.