Sport: Four for Fame

Baseball's Hall of Fame exists mostly in the minds of sportswriters. But their official choices for immortality are also listed on bronze plaques in Cooperstown, N.Y., known as the birthplace of baseball.

Last week, the Hall's electorate — 161 U.S. baseball writers — added four more names to the 49 on the plaques. All the new choices were living men (and all in their 40s). The four: ¶ Robert Moses ("Lefty") Grove, 46, taciturn and angular, one of baseball's greatest southpaws. His equipment: control and a fireball exceeded only by the late Walter Johnson's....

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