Sport: It's a Grand Weak Game

Baseball's Midsummer Night's Dream —the annual All Star game—was more like a dull nightmare. Not a single home run was scored. The American League team failed to make even a single extra-base hit. When it all finally came to an end in Pittsburgh last week, the Nationals had won by 7-to-1, the most lopsided score in the twelve-year-old series.

But baseball's impresarios, who mark success by gate receipts, were not downcast. For the fans, although they had known what to expect, had poured out some $80,000 to watch the exhibition. The 29,589 paid admissions to the All Star game were another indication...

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