Sport: Once a Dodger . . .

The fabulous Louis Norman Newsom, known to millions of citizens as Buck, Bobo, or Old Showboat, came back to his spiritual home last week. The Dodgers bought him from the Washington Senators. Price: $20,000 and a hot rookie pitcher, Jack ("Tex") Kraus.

The deal was a natural. The staggering Dodgers, screwily skidding toward the National League pennant, desperately needed help to beat off the annual stretch-drive of the St. Louis Cardinals. Buck Newsom is not only hot help as a powerhouse righthander in the box—he is, by instinct, a natural member of the...

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