Sport: McGilllcuddy's 50th

In spite of the heat (96°) and the transit strike (see U.S. AT WAR), Philadelphians—29,166 of them—jammed into Shibe Park for a jamboree. The hot time was in honor of one Cornelius McGillicuddy, 81, from East Brookfield, Mass. Connie Mack had finished a half-century of big-league baseball management (Pittsburgh, three years; Milwaukee, four years; the Philadelphia Athletics, 43 years).* A jazz band let go, Abbott & Costello clowned. Master of Ceremonies Ted Husing stepped to the microphone near home plate to read a telegram from Franklin Delano Roosevelt: ". . . my sincere...

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