Sport: Exit Casey

In the United States of America exist some 50 million citizens who can properly be described as baseball fans. Of these, perhaps 48 million have long had in common a hatred and resentment of the long triumphant New York Yankees. As of last week, the Yankee haters could move over: they were being joined by a considerable segment of that beleaguered U.S. minority, the Yankee buffs.

Cold and colorless as a block of ice, the Yankee organization for years had not only a way of achieving success but of accepting it as its due. In 1947 Manager Bucky Harris won the American...

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