Sport: Athletics v. Cardinals

Theoretically, years of financial depression aid the baseball industry. Men out of work have the time and often the petty cash to attend ball games. More valuable than a depression is close competition for the major league pennants. This year's competition has been far from close. The Philadelphia Athletics started slowly, spurted with two winning streaks in midseason, last week coasted into a mathematical certainty of retaining first place in the American League well ahead of Washington and New York. In the National League the pennant race was exciting until the...

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