Sport: Series of Series

While the New York Yankees coasted last week, the Dodgers and Cardinals, like two groggy pugs, tussled with one another in St. Louis in a showdown series. When the fight was over, the Dodgers had won two of the three games, were in front by two full games (with 14 more to go), were made 4-to-1 favorites to take their first National League pennant in 21 years.

Still Brooklyn's front office remembering what happened in 1930 when the Dodgers tumbled from first to fourth place in the season's last twelve days, refused to print...

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