Sport: The Boss

Everybody knew that Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis' contract as Baseball Commissioner might not be renewed. He had done much for baseball, earned the deep respect of both players and owners; but he was hardheaded and crusty, had stepped on a lot of toes during his quarter-century of rule. He was also old and sick. Club owners and sportswriters alike speculated about his successor. Then suddenly, a fortnight ago, the Judge took a turn for the worse. A joint committee of the National and American Leagues rushed to Chicago, solemnly recommended him for another...

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