Sport: Again, Baseball

New consignments of fat sausages, clinking cases of fizzy drinks, fragrant bales of fresh-printed programs, moved through the land this week in preparation for an annual event of great importance—the opening of the Big League baseball season.

Once a national pastime, now a Big Business, baseball still remains the same old-time game. Unlike football, its authorities seldom countenance changes in the rules. This year they rejected a radical plan for ten-man teams (the tenth man was to bat for the pitcher).

General interest this year (distinct from local interest in home-town teams)...

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