MANNERS & MORALS: Don't You Want Me to Be Happy?

The fear that "Lippy" Durocher had been rendered speechless by love began to haunt deepest Brooklyn. Out in California, 3,000 miles away, the man with the built-in snarl had been turning away reporters' questions with a soft "No comment!" To Mother Brooklyn, that attitude became Durocher like a hole in the head.

Dodger fans understood that Leo had been frustrated almost to distraction in his attempts to marry Movie Star Laraine Day. First, he had to wait for the California courts to grant her a divorce from her first husband (who had as good as called Leo a snake in...

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