Sport: The End

Coming up from behind, the St. Louis Cardinals won the World Series.

It was nip & tuck until the seventh game: first the Red Sox won one, then the Cardinals evened it up (thanks mainly to the pitching of Harry Brecheen). Baseball 1946 was still no postwar model.

It was the mighty Theodore Samuel Williams who—mostly by not doing very well—was the most talked about man in the series. When he went to bat, the Cards shifted their infield men to the right. It was both a tribute to Williams' prowess as a right field hitter, and...

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