The Press: Repent, Ye Sinners

Since it is almost impossible to weave the party line into baseball and football stories, sportwriters on Manhattan's Communist Daily Worker tend to forget about the class struggle. Last week this tendency to capitalist complacency got a pair of them into trouble. In reporting the Polo Grounds row between New York Giants' Manager Leo Durocher and a fan named Fred Boysen (see SPORT), the Daily Worker sport page played it straight at first. Wrote Columnist Bill Mardo: "One wants to see the respective merits of this case, and nothing else, brought out in the open and aired properly . . ."...

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