Sport: Maranville & Friends

In St. Petersburg, Fla. last week, the score was 3-to-2 in favor of the New York Yankees, playing an exhibition game against the Boston Braves. In the eighth inning, Boston's famed Shortstop Rabbit Maranville, who in the fifth inning had hit his first homerun in two years, was on third base, with two out. New York's Catcher Kies threw to second, to catch a base-stealer. Maranville started for home. Instead of sliding face first, as usual, Maranville tried to run across the plate. As he reached in to touch it, his shin cracked against...

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