Sport: Rookie's Debut

Day after day, Rookie Pitcher Alva Holloman of the St. Louis Browns plucked at Manager Marty Marion's sleeve. "I'm not a bullpen pitcher," "Bobo" Holloman would say. "I'm a starting pitcher. Give me a chance." Manager Marion just kept shaking his head. Two or three times, Bobo was called in from the bull pen to do a little relief pitching. But the big (205 Ibs., 6 ft. 2 in.), 27-year-old righthander was not very impressive: ten hits, five earned runs in 5½ innings. One night last week, tired of Bobo's sleeve plucking, Manager Marion...

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