Sport: That's Baseball

Affectionately called "Ding Ding" by his cronies because he was once a trolley-car conductor, Charles Leo ("Gabby") Hartnett has been the most popular player on the Chicago Cubs since the day he first appeared at training camp as a grinning, chattering rookie in 1922. One of the greatest catchers of all time, with a lifetime batting average of .300, 200-lb. Gabby Hartnett, still grinning, last week succeeded Charlie Grimm as manager of the team to which he has devoted his whole major-league career.

Long rumored to replace Grimm, Hartnett's appointment, when it...

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