Sport: Burt's Catcher

"The Lord," said old Burt Shotton piously, "made him a good catcher. He'll be another Bill Dickey some day." The white-haired manager of the Dodgers, who sometimes sounds like Scattergood

Baines in a baseball cap, was getting off some cracker-barrel confidences on 27-year-old Roy Campanella, his prize backstop and early season big-stick of the hustling Brooklyn Dodgers.

It had been a long time since baseball had had anybody in the same class with the great Yankee catcher: Bill Dickey had a baseball mind like an index file, a deadly whip of a throwing arm, and...

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