Sport: Soft Series

Elsewhere the world of sport was worried by such momentous questions as "How can an ordinary citizen corner a couple of tickets to the World Series?" and "When are the Brooklyn Dodgers going to move?" But in Clearwater, Fla. (pop. 25,500) last week, 25,000 fans had something much more immediate on their minds: they had 22 teams (and as many as 13 games a day) to watch in the softball championship of the world.

The swivel-necked softball fans saw a faster, flashier brand of ball than many a big-league booster has seen all season. The...

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