Sport: I'm So Happy

All season a shadow named Danny Gardella had hung over organized baseball. Danny, a New York Giant outfielder of mediocre talents, who had beetled off to join the ill-fated Mexican League in 1946, was suing baseball for $300,000—and challenging the whole system of "reserve clause" contracts which can bind a ballplayer to one club for his entire career (TIME, Feb. 21). Fortnight ago, while the World Series was going full blast, organized baseball quietly talked Danny into dropping his suit.

The announcement in World Series week that Danny was back in the fold,...

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