Sport: Pitchers

National game of the U. S., baseball can be regarded as a delicate barometer of the U. S. state of mind. Before Depression, major interest of baseball addicts was the aggressive, expansive department of batting. Babe Ruth was the game's No. 1 hero. Since Depression, major interest of baseball addicts has been the defensive, conservative department of pitching. Pitchers are currently the game's top heroes. Last week, four able major-league pitchers made news in four utterly different ways.

Aside from pitching, major specialty of famed Jerome Herman ("Dizzy") Dean of the St....

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