Sport: Altitude, Attitude

The Mexican gold rush was no El Dorado. U.S. ball players, who started the season playing the fancy kind of ball Boss Jorge Pasquel paid them for, by last week were looking pretty sad. The league's leading batter (.383) was Cuba's Claro Duany; and the only high-priced U.S. batsman who was close was ex-Giant Nap Reyes (.375). Onetime major leaguers Luis Olmo, Danny Gardella and George Hausmann had sagged fought, out of the .300 class. The Card's fugitive Max Lanier had won six and lost one, but some of the home-grown pitchers were doing better. Pasquel's favorite club, Vera Cruz, well...

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