Sport: Herman, Mize, Vander Meer

With big-league baseball still in the hoping stage—hoping to limp through another season, mostly on minor league manpower—the baseball news of the week came from Hawaii. There the Navy had assembled not one but two bona fide big-league teams. Managed by Lieut. Bill Dickey, late of the Yankees, the sailors were packing their seabags for an exhibition tour of the farthest-flung Pacific posts. The batting order:

THIRD FLEET Reese (Dodgers) ss. Grace (Browns) If. McCosky (Tigers) cf. Fletcher (Braves) Ib. Woodling (Indians) rf. Herman (Dodgers) 2b. May (Phillies) 3b. Smith (Pirates)...

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