Foreign News: Hon. Bums

The war had not dimmed Japan's great love for baseball. Now, with 140,000 G.I. fans in the islands, newspapers carried daily stories of the World Series; the editor of Tokyo's Daily Sports News (circ. 50,000) announced that a study of Ted Williams' batting technique was just the thing for local players.

Last week, in a gesture reminiscent of the kamikaze spirit, three sumo wrestlers quit their traditional calling to join the Greenbergs, a ball team named in honor of Hank Greenberg of the Detroit Tigers. To dramatize their renunciation of wrestling, they had their samurai-style topknots clipped by Enoken, onetime circus clown...

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