Sport: The Big Guy

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The centerfielder of the New York Yankees had the worst charley horse he could remember. He wore a thick bandage over his left thigh (to support the strained muscles) and a second bandage around his middle to hold up the first one. Said Joseph Paul DiMaggio, more in simple fact than in complaint: "I feel like a mummy."

On any ordinary day such aches & pains would have put Centerfielder DiMaggio out of the lineup. But no day last week was an ordinary one in the American League. The Yankees were fighting for...

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