Sport: Unorthodox Manager

Manager Paul Rapier Richards has one hard & fast rule for his Chicago White Sox: "They've got to play hard and want to win. Last week, whippeting around the bases with a headlong dash reminiscent of the famed St. Louis Gas House Gang, the White Sox were both playing hard—and winning. They wound up their first invasion of the East with seven straight victories, the first time in modern American League history that a Chicago team ever made a clean sweep on an Eastern trip.

Taciturn Manager Richards, a throwback to the rough-tough John McGraw school of managing, may have no pennant...

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