The Press: Bums' Rush

The pampered paladins of the newspaper business are the sportswriters who freeload Florida sun and Kentucky dew while their less glamorous associates are slaving back home over typewriters and copy desk rim. Thus it was with a small apologetic note about their "pretty good life" that the New York Herald Tribune's Red Smith reported a wave of indignation among his colleagues last week. New York sportswriters, wrote Smith in his syndicated column, are getting the Bums' rush from their longtime friends and hosts, the Los Angeles Dodgers, last year the Dodgers of Brooklyn....

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