John Donley

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An Unlikely Hero

This was an incredible longshot. Longer than the '69 Mets. Longer than Jimmy Carter in '74. Longer than Bucky Dent.

Don Pompan: The Harvard Tennis Team's Lively Ace

Sophomore Don Pompan, the number one player on the Harvard tennis team, was walking past Leverett House one day last

What's Wrong, Brownie?

This has been a tough year on Harvard sportswriters. First there was the litany of "Hey, what's wrong with the

Batsmen Explode Against Eagles, 7-6

After the southern trip, the unbearable cold spell, the slump that overstayed its welcome, the doubleheader fiasco versus Columbia and

Crimson Nine Stops Tufts, 9-7

This was an exasperating game. There was a one-hour wait for the umpires' arrival at Soldiers Field, one inning umped

Crusaders Nail Crimson, 8-5, With Three-Run Tenth Inning

A tragedy of errors in the top of the tenth inning and a curious inability to bring runners home from

Lions Stun Batsmen, 5-0, 12-6

It was like walking to the doorstep--heart pounding and skin tingling--on a first date, leaning over expectantly for that magic

Huskies Bark Back for Twinbill Split

Maybe this team isn't so good after all. Playing in weather that could best be described as mediocroe, the Harvard

Southpaw Keyte Is on Target for Crimson Batsmen

Jim Keyte had just pitched his first complete-game shutout in two years at Harvard, a three-hit, seven-strikeout number over MIT