Sport: Three for Cooperstown

Three more ballplayers—Nos. 71, 72 and 73—were voted into baseball's Hall of Fame at Cooperstown, N.Y. last week by U.S. baseball writers. No. 71 was a jaunty character whose death, a fortnight ago, gave the writers a sentimental additional reason for voting for him. No. 72 was a steady performer, long overdue, who made it on popularity and merit. No. 73, an irascible immortal who never bothered, as player and manager, to conceal his dislike for baseball writers, finally made the grade in spite of himself.*


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