Sport: Double-Pennant Fever

At the station break, the announcer said: "This is Boston, baseball capital of the country." In his State Street office, a white-haired broker told his secretary that he would be in conference with his radio until the game was over. Attendance at Braves Field, home of Boston's National League leaders, passed 1,305,000—breaking all records. Youngsters bivouacked outside Fenway Park all night to be sure of seeing the American League-leading Red Sox. From as far as Lima, Peru, requests for World Series tickets flooded in. Beantown, which has never had a series all its...

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