Sport: Sugar for the Bees

Last week the Boston Bees, orphans of the National Baseball League, were adopted at last. Their orphanage dates back to 1935, when Boston Grocer Charles Francis Adams (not to be confused with onetime Secretary of the Navy Charles Francis Adams, no kin) took over controlling interest in the Boston Braves. Grocer Adams also owned Boston's sumptuous Suffolk Downs race track. That made him, in the eyes of Baseball's Tsar Kenesaw Mountain Landis, a greenbacked Satan. In governing baseball's affairs, Judge Landis has always had one rigid rule: no one connected with horse racing may own a major-league ball club.

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