Sport: Fun for All

¶ People who eat and sleep baseball between the middle of April and the second week in October are in for nightmares and nervous indigestion. That was last week's expert consensus. Under prevailing 4-F conditions, the probabilities were that the teams in both leagues would be more evenly matched than last year or the year before—and uniformly awful. Details:

¶The new "rocket ball"—a buna-S core instead of last year's apathetic balata—may enliven hitting. A Cleveland Indian who last season batted .222 tried the ball at the Lafayette, Ind. training camp last week,...

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