CAMPAIGN: Mr. Garner's Average

Zeke ("Bananas") Bonura, first baseman and fruit dealer extraordinary, has been for the last three years a fireball at bat, a fumblebum in the field. Piano-legged Ballplayer Bonura has broken bleacherites' hearts in Chicago (1937), Washington (1938), Manhattan (1939); has left behind him a trail of nearly crazed managers, who got a three-alarm headache every afternoon watching the lighthearted Italian give away as many runs in the field as he pounded home at the plate.

But the New Orleans banana man, who is built like a bank vault, is the favorite baseball...

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