Sport: St. Louis Takes the Lead

The St. Louis Cardinals looked good, on paper. They had not always looked good on the field. There were times when the indignant citizens of St. Louis were convinced that calm little Eddie Dyer, in his first year as the Cards' manager, ought to go back to Texas and the oil business. Last week, Eddie Dyer's Cards, after racing neck & neck with the Brooklyn Dodgers, pulled into a 2½-game lead and all was right with Eddie Dyer's world.

Durocher's Trick. The big surprise of the season was what had kept the Brooklyn bums up so long. The answer was easy:...

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