Sport: Midseason

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(See front cover} As intrinsic to the Fourth of July as the red crackers sputtering under tin cans in millions of back yards or the blazing sun which, always a little sultry as if stained with gunpowder, wheels over the continent, is the tradition which dictates that the baseball teams which lead the two major leagues on that day will finish in the same order when the season is over. Generally the tradition works out. Last year it was the Pirates in the National League, the Yankees in the American. This year...

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