Author’s Flashback — Nick Testa: Portrait of a Baseball Success

By Stephen Hanks,
Published on March 29, 1987 in
New York Daily News
Sunday Magazine

NICK TESTA PLAYED IN HIS ONE CAREER MAJOR LEAGUE GAME FOR THE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS IN 1958. HE NEVER HAD AN AT-BAT IN THE MAJORS.

Author’s Note: Additional text added that had been edited out of the original manuscript for space considerations.

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