Sport: First-Division Tigers

The way the baseball brains had it handicapped, the dash for the American League pennant did not shape up as much of a race. There were the Indians and the Yankees, front runners as usual. Maybe the White Sox could stand the pace. The rest of the league? Also rans.

Last week half the league was up there fighting for the lead. In fifth place, the Boston Red Sox were only 2½ games off the pace; the Yankees and the Indians were tied, half a game back of the second-place White Sox, and only a game behind the league-leading Detroit Tigers....

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