Baseball: Rap on the Knuckles

"It's a good thing the Yankees are here," said Third Baseman Ken Boyer of the St. Louis Cardinals. "This wouldn't seem like the World Series without them." Sure the Yankees were there. They always are: 15 times in the last 18 years.

The Cards were the surprise. A month before, they were 81 games out of first place, and Owner Gussie Busch had already lined up Leo Durocher to replace sad-faced Manager Johnny Keane. Now, so the story went, Beer Baron Busch was paying Durocher $100,000 just to stay away from the ballpark....

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