Sport: Cubs v. Tigers

The batter, Bill Lee of the Chicago Cubs, swung sharply. The pitcher, Dizzy Dean of the St. Louis Cardinals, slapped at the hard-hit ball with his bare hand but could not stop it. While it rolled to the outfield, Stanley Hack, who had started from second base with the crack of the bat, crossed the plate with the winning run.

That play, with the score tied, 2-to-2 in the fourth inning at Sportsman's Park St. Louis, one day last week, was the decisive moment of the 1935 major-league baseball season. It won...

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