Sport: Old Times

It was like old times—a subway series, the Yanks and the Dodgers again, scrapping for the baseball championship of the world. But in Brooklyn at least, fans had a feeling that, this once, things might be different. Seven times since the turn of the century the Dodgers, winning a pennant, had lost the World Series. Five times the Yankees had knocked them off. This once, Dodger fans figured to be backing a winner.

The record book bore them out. With an astonishing show of early foot, the Dodgers had made a runaway of the...

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