Sport: Third Base to Home

Baseball superstition says that the team which is leading each major league on July 4 will win the pennant. Last July 4, the New York Giants were nine games ahead in the National League, the New York Yankees one game ahead in the American League. More logical is the belief that the teams which lead the leagues on Labor Day will finish first. On Labor Day last week, the Detroit Tigers were nine full games ahead of the Yankees and seemed destined to win the American League pennant more easily this year than...

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