Sport: The Gentleman

The great thing about Walter Alston is that he endures. The Bronx cheers of second-guessing fans bounce off his hide, and needling from his limber-lipped predecessor Charlie Dressen does not faze him at all. His patience is paying off: he has built a team of winners out of last year's so-so Brooklyn Dodgers.

Last week Manager Alston took his Dodgers to Chicago. They were riding high. For the second time this season they had gone ten games without a defeat. They were nine games in front of the National League; they had won 21,...

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