Sport: Ins & Outs

¶Back to the minors (Kansas City) went Yankee Outfielder Mickey Mantle, 19, once touted as 1951's rookie-of-the-year. When he got the news, Mickey was leading his team in runs-batted-in (45)—and in strike outs (52).

¶Out to grass went Citation, the world's first million-dollar horse. His owner, Mrs. Warren Wright, announced that Big Cy will be retired to stud at Calumet Farm in Lexington, Ky. Stud fee: $5,000.

¶After thinking it over for a month, the University of Pennsylvania decided to be a good boy and play with its Ivy League pals. Penn, with its eye on the cashbox, had told the world...

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