Sport: Exit Leo

By being classified as emergency, the long-distance call from Cincinnati got through last week. It interrupted a strategy meeting of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Branch Rickey picked up the phone, grunted "Hello," and listened. From a lifetime's practice he managed to keep what was in his mind from showing on his face. Said he to the Dodger road secretary: "Chandler has fined you $500."

Rickey's small audience, expecting no more, said nothing. Rickey, immovable in his large office chair, went on: "He has fined the New York and Brooklyn clubs $2,000 each." Said one of...

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