Sport: Pennant Race

Manager Charles Leo ("Gabby") Hartnett of the Chicago Cubs, one of the greatest catchers of all time, sat in the dugout at St. Louis' Sportsman's Park last week with two fingers wrapped in gauze. Nervously he watched his teammates, beaten by the St. Louis Cardinals in the first game of a doubleheader, whack out 17 hits for a 10-to-3 victory and thereby clinch the National League pennant on the next to the last day of the season. In that split second between the final put-out and the first whoops of his teammates, grinning...

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