Sport: Junior Rejoins

Sophomore year is a crucial test for a major-league baseballer. It proves whether or not he has been just another child prodigy, whether he will get his degree or flunk out. When Joe Di Maggio of the New York Yankees finished his sophomore year last October with 46 homeruns, 167 runs driven in, .346 batting average and a leading role in the World Series, he knew he was not going to flunk out.

Returning to his home in San Francisco for his winter vacation, Sophomore Di Maggio puffed with pride, became a little businessman, played host to admirers in his café on...

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