Sport: Alexander the Great

Grover Cleveland Alexander, 42, oldtime National League baseball pitcher, stalked last week to the pitcher's box in Baker Field, Philadelphia. It was the eighth inning of the second game of a double-header between Philadelphia and St. Louis. Philadelphia had won the first game. Philadelphia was leading now, 9 to 8. Philadelphia, for whom he had pitched well for seven years, had in 1918 released Pitcher Alexander to Chicago, whence in 1926 he went to St. Louis. But there was another, keener reason why Pitcher Alexander wanted to pull this game out of...

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