Sport: Top of the League

In their usual tones of authority, the sports-page experts picked the Boston Braves, seventh last year, for another second-division finish in the National League race this year. But when the Braves were moved to Milwaukee (TIME, March 30), they suddenly found that they were local celebrities instead of a Boston institution ranking with but after Fanueil Hall. The Milwaukee fans showered them with cheers and presents, and began to buy more ballpark tickets than any other fans in the league.

The Braves reacted like a bunch of summer-stock actors hitting Broadway; they played...

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