Sport: Westward Ho!

Why hasn't the West Coast got major-league baseball? It has the fans and the players to justify it. Those are the vociferous sentiments of Clarence Henry Rowland. Last week West Coast baseball took a long step nearer major-league status. For "Pants" Rowland, ex-barkeep, umpire, manager and scout, was elected president of the Pacific Coast League (eight teams, Seattle to Los Angeles).

Tradition-loving Organized Baseball, whose major-league pattern has not been altered in 28 years, frowns at such loud Lochinvars out of the West. But baseball's shrewdest minds see two real possibilities, and call...

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