Sport: Comedy of Errors

For the last time this season, the New York Yankees squared off against the Chicago White Sox. The tension of the tightest pennant race in years turned the game into a heartstopping, memorable parody of big-league ball. The World Series itself could scarcely generate more excitement. In a few minutes in the second inning, the Yankees looked like a pennant-winning ball club; Manager Casey Stengel was the hunch-playing "perfesser" of old. The score was tied (1-1), there was one out, and the bases were full of Yanks. Pitcher Rip Coleman, who was holding his...

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