Sport: Call to Arms

Ted Williams, the $125,000-a-year outfielder of the Boston Red Sox, had a salary reduction notice last week. Ted was fishing in Florida when he got the news: the U.S. Marine Corps was calling him and a few hundred other aviators back to duty. On April 2, two weeks before the baseball season opens, Ted will report for his physical. If he passes, he will start getting a captain's base pay ($356 a month) and probably go to work at his old wartime job: teaching cadets how to fly. Airman Williams, an indiscreet talker when...

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