Sport: Browns to Barnes

Perennial weaklings in the American League, the St. Louis Browns are the only major-league baseball team that has never won a pennant. Last year at home they drew only 92,000 spectators all season, not many more than the New York Yankees draw on one good day. The St. Louis Browns have been for sale ever since their owner, Philip De Catesby Ball, died three years ago, but not until last week was baseball rocked by the news that the sale of the Browns had finally been consummated. Buyer was a syndicate of St. Louis sportsmen headed...

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