Sport: The Deans

Before his team took the field last week for two baseball games in Brooklyn Pitcher Jerome Herman ("Dizzy") Dean of the St. Louis Cardinals remarked: "They will be playing against one-hit Dean and no-hit Dean." In the first game (St. Louis, 13-to-0) Dizzy Dean missed his prophecy. Brooklyn got three hits. In the second (St. Louis, 3-to-0), his younger brother Paul Dean pitched the first no-hit game in the National League since 1929. Only one Brooklyn batter reached first base, on balls in the first inning.

Last spring Dizzy Dean made a prediction even...

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