Sport: The Kids

The youngest ball club in World Series history was the one that finally crushed the invincible Yankees. Towering above their opponents for seven years, the New York Yankees had made a farce of big-league competition. Last week they were cut down to size by a bunch of kids so young and inexperienced they were confidently expected to blow apart at the seams under World Series tension.

But not the St. Louis Cardinals of 1942. In their book, nothing is too difficult. Their outfielders make octopus catches, pick off base runners with the cool precision...

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