Sport: No. 4

Like flagpole sitting, managing a major league baseball team is a precarious profession. This year, with the season just half over, four of the 16 managers have already toppled. First it was the Boston Braves' Tommy Holmes, who couldn't get his team out of seventh place. Then it was hard-bitten Rogers Hornsby, manager of the sagging St. Louis Browns. Next came Eddie Sawyer, who managed his Philadelphia "Whiz Kids" to a pennant in 1950, but could not get them out of the National League's second division this year. Last week Robert ("Red") Rolfe, onetime New York Yankee third baseman, became the...

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