Sport: The Lip Comes Back

All those long months in the doghouse, Leo ("The Lip") Durocher had behaved becomingly. He had even managed to reassure Baseball Commissioner Happy Chandler (TIME, April 21) and the Catholic Youth Organization, two of the severest critics of his private life. Last week, Durocher got back his old job as manager of the Dodgers. There was also something in it for well-liked Burt Shotton, who had subbed for Durocher and won Brooklyn the 1947 pennant. He will become a sort of super-manager over the Dodgers' 26 farm clubs.

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