Sport: Cashiering the Commissioner

After 14 years in a box seat, Kuhn is returned to the grandstand

If only Judge Landis or Borne Kuhn were alive. —An old baseball writer's lament

Wherever Bowie Kuhn has his shirts stuffed after next August, when baseball plans to let its tallest and most erect commissioner go, at least he will be able to cheer at the ball yard again, a sore deprivation these past 14 years. "I can't have a favorite team or a rooting interest," he once said with a sigh. "Sad, isn't it?" For Kuhn, it was.

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