Baseball: Daddy for the Twins

Nearly every baseball fan knows —whether he likes it or not — that one of the teams in the World Series is al most surely going to be the St. Louis Cardinals, who were rolling merrily along at a .630 clip last week and leading the National League by 11½ games. The other team? That, to understate the case, is a matter of argument. In the first four months of the American League season, no fewer than eight teams either held or shared the lead.

Last week there was a ninth: the Minne sota Twins. Not that the Twins weren't...

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