Sport: Baseball Exit

As characteristically American as ice-cream sodas, bathing-beauty parades and The Star-Spangled Banner, the World Series agitated many a U. S. citizen last week as the Chicago Cubs and the New York Yankees faced one another in the 35th annual four-out-of-seven game tournament that ends the U. S. baseball season.

The Yankees needed only four games to prove that they were not odds-on favorites for nothing—not only better sluggers (for which they are famed) but better fielders, better pitchers—a well-oiled baseball machine that made the Cubs look as though they would have felt more at home in the Three-I League.

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