Sport: And Still Champions

Dr. Gallup took no poll on U.S. sympathies, but a pro-Brooklyn sentiment hung unmistakably in the autumn air. At the White House, Ike Eisenhower shook his head when he heard that the Yankees were off to a fast start in the first game. He turned to his visitor of the day, Adlai Stevenson, and cracked: "It's time for a change." In Missouri, same day, Harry Truman told reporters: "The Yankees are getting to be a habit, and it's time somebody did something about it."

On paper, the Dodgers seemed the team to do it. They...

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