Sport: Baseball Mart

A few miles north of the stockyards, where buyers haggle over cattle on the hoof, owners of National and American League baseball teams got together in Chicago's Palmer House last week to haggle over players. When the trading was over, two men had made the biggest news: Thomas Austin Yawkey, 30, baseball's youngest tycoon, and Cornelius McGillicuddy ("Connie Mack"), 71, baseball's oldest, most famed manager. Connie Mack's news was sad, but inevitable. His Philadelphia Athletics lost $190,000 last year, and Philadelphia bankers were pressing payment of $250,000 in notes. Also some $45,000 was...

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