Sport: Baseballiana

Appeared upon the newsstands, last week, the Weekly Baseball Guide, a new tabloid or "bobbed" volume in two dozen pages of newsprint paper. It was devoted exclusively to the lively art of pitch, catch, hit and run. It contained everything that a bleacher barnacle could reasonably demand of such a paper. It sold for 10¢.

It seemed to have come just in time. Only the week before, scenting the journalistic wind, as always, for anything that savors of "free publicity," and forgetting momentarily that "anything is news that entertains a large public," The Fourth...

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