Sport: Time of His Life

Even the batting practice pitchers were beginning to bear down. It was time for a tangle-foot rookie like the Cardinals' chunky No. 72 to be writing: "I'll be coming home soon, Ma. They're beginning to throw curves." But No. 72 was having the time of his life. And if the Cards have their way, no one—not even hardcase Manager Eddie Stanky—will be sending him back to the bushes. No. 72 is the new and popular owner of the St. Louis Cardinals, Beer Baron August Anheuser (Budweiser) Busch Jr.

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