Sport: The Old Pro

The World Champion New York Yankees efficiently set about winning their third straight World Series last week. Even up after four games, they made it look easy in the fifth game (13-1); they did it the hard way in the sixth (4-3). But, as usual,* they did it (4 games to 2). And, as usual, Old Pro Joe DiMaggio made the difference.

Hitless in the first three games, Joe talked his troubles over with Old Slugger Lefty O'Doul. O'Doul told Joe that he was taking his eye off the ball and swinging high. Joe changed...

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