Sport: Foxx to Sox

Few scenes so nearly resemble the ancient slave mart as the annual winter meetings of the American and National baseball leagues. For three days owners and managers haggle, trade and sell players, vociferously deny the deals to newshawks, and then disperse, hopeful that their club will finish on top.

Last week's conclave in Chicago was no exception. Prize article on the block was the Philadelphia Athletics' genial, broad-beamed James Emory (''Jimmy") Foxx, twice voted "most valuable player" in the American League, propeller of 58 home runs in 1932, possessor of a lifetime batting average...

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