Sport: Casey's Seventh Pennant

While the National League leaders wore each other out, the high-riding Yankees began their last Western trip of the year as if it were a vacation. Mickey Mantle's chance of hitting 60 home runs had died in a late-summer slump; Yogi Berra had already hit the 237th homer of his career and broken Gabby Hartnett's record for major-league catchers. There was nothing left to worry about but playing baseball. The Yanks played like champs.

It was a little late in the game for anyone to sing the old complaint that the Yanks win because their fat pocketbook buys the best players. There...

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