The Miracle Man of Hockey!
The Greatest Success Story of 1938!
Thus ran sport-page headlines last April when Baseball Umpire Bill Stewart, in his first year as manager of a hockey team, flew his limp-winged Chicago Black Hawks to a Stanley Cup victory. Last week, on the third day of 1939, the Miracle Man of 1938 was given the bum's rush.
Shoved off the Black Hawks bench because his 1938 world champions were in fourth place, with only eight victories in 21 games this season (a record that still was better than the Hawks had last year at this time), short, squat...