Sport: BASEBALL'S BIG TEN, Aug. 25, 1952

The league leaders this week

So many early-season games got rained out that doubleheaders—to make up for the washouts—are cramming the big-league schedules. In the National League, the Brooklyn Dodgers were sagging a trifle (to .664), but showed no signs of repeating their disastrous 1951 crackup. If Brooklyn keeps winning at the present clip, the New York Giants, trailing by 7½ games, can take the pennant only by winning 38 times in 43 tries. In the American League, the New York Yankees kept on taking the tough ones, thus kept a 1½-game edge on the Cleveland Indians. The league leaders at week's end:



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