Sport: For McKechnie and McCarthy

Last week the Cincinnati Reds were leading the National League by seven and a half games and the New York Yankees were leading the American League by eight. To most baseball fans this was not surprising. The majority of pre-season prognosticates had picked the Reds and Yankees as favorites in the 1939 pennant race. What was surprising were the names of the two pitchers who had so far been the push that put them in front: Bucky Walters and Atley Donald.

Last spring when everyone was shouting about the Reds' great pitching staff, no...

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