Radio: Brooklyn Esthete

Sportscaster Walter Lanier ("Red") Barber, official announcer over Mutual's WOR of all games of the Brooklyn ("Them Bums") Dodgers (see p. 46), served as commentator with the New York Philharmonic-Symphony this week. He broadcast from the Lewisohn Stadium (where the Philharmonic played) Composer Robert Russell Bennett's Symphony in D for the Dodgers (TIME, May 26). In the Fourth Movement, "The Giants Come to Town," Red Barber chanted, against a rising crescendo:

Here comes Hub's pitch,

Camilli swings,

He gets a hold of it.

It's a long one.

Ott is going back to the fence,


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