Radio: 50,000,000 Ears

In U.S. drugstores, barbershops, lunch wagons, parlors and pool halls, over 25,000,000 radio listeners will cock their ears next week to listen to three men—the sportscasting trio that broadcasts the World Series. Their play-by-play highlight of baseball's Big Hour will be short-waved to U.S. fighting men overseas and will be revamped into Spanish for Latin Americans.

Again, as for three years past, the Mutual Network has sewed up exclusive broadcast rights to the Series. But to fans who had counted on WGN's thrill-voiced, excitable Robert Adolph ("Bob") Elson, the Series would not sound quite like its old self. After 13 years at...

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