Sport: Major Meeting

Officially, not much happened at last week's major league baseball meeting in Manhattan. The manpower squeeze, tightened further by new selective service needs in the 26-37 year-old group, precluded any important player deals. On the one big issue, appointment of a successor to the late High Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis, the club owners did nothing more alarming than to name a ways & means committee.

The strictly unofficial news of the meeting was that the committee would recommend and the leagues elect a new commissioner before the 1945 season opens in mid-April. The inner-sanctum dope was that National League President Ford Frick,...

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