Sport: Amber Light

Baseball's bigwigs put up a bold front at their National-American League meeting last week in Manhattan. Bravely they announced plans for an April opening, drafted a new major-league agreement by which Judge Landis' successor would rule "strictly by the book" (i.e., less arbitrarily). Left undone was the one big job: election of a new commissioner.

Meanwhile, as it must to most public issues, the Gallup poll came to baseball.

Asked whether professional baseball should be stopped for the duration, the public gave the game an amber light: 46% said no, 41% yes, 13%...

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