Sport: Win, Place or Show

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The difference between professional hockey and professional baseball is a lot bigger than the difference between the two games. In the U. S., big-league baseball is 62 years old, big-league hockey 13. Whereas baseball has two big leagues of eight teams each, hockey has one big league divided into two divisions—International and American—of four teams each. Whereas baseball's annual championship is a World Series in which the leading team of each league takes part, hockey's championship is not a series between the leading teams but a complicated round robin...

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