CITIES: Big-Leaguer

Apart from the work of sensational young pitcher Bob Turley,* nothing very good happened to the Baltimore Orioles last year. A lot happened to Baltimore's Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro. who helped to get the Orioles their big-league franchise—and what happened to Tommy was all bad: his son was involved in a teen-age vice scandal, his wife admitted receiving $11,000 from a city contractor, and the contractor was convicted of conspiracy to defraud the city. For a time, both D'Alesandro and the Orioles were flat on their backs: the ball club in the...

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