Sport: Baseball Season

Schedulemakers have decided upon April 16, a Tuesday, as the opening date for major league baseball this year. In the National League, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago and Cincinnati—in the American League, St. Louis, Cleveland, Washington and New York—will start at home.

At the National League meeting in New York last week it was announced that Umpire George L. Magerkurth had been purchased from the Pacific Coast League for $2,000—a record umpire price.

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