Sport: TNT & Trumps

The experts, as usual, disagreed. American League partisans picked the tired Tigers, but admitted that it would probably take six games for Hank Greenberg's big bat and Detroit's better balanced pitching staff to do the job. National Leaguers, viewing the 1945 World Series in the same fuzzy light, stoutly insisted that it was a six-game set-up for the younger, faster Chicago Cubs. It seemed more likely that since both clubs had barely squeaked into the series, they would have to play out the full string of seven before either one could win four.


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