Sport: Broad-Shouldered, Like Chicago

Ron Kittle of the White Sox aims a good deal beyond the fences

Chicago, a city not overrun with heroes, is embracing a new candidate, a long-ball hitter named Ronald Dale Kittle, who has been stunning the American League. He is close to homegrown, coming from 25 miles away in Gary, Ind., where his father is an ironworker. After failing with the Los Angeles Dodgers at 20, the son also walked the skeletons of buildings for a while. Kittle is constructed on the order of a building: long lines and sharp angles, 6 ft. 4...

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