Sport: Lowbrow Highbrow

For four weary seasons Cincinnati's Jim Brosnan trudged through the National League as a journeyman pitcher. This year, Brosnan has become a star. Against San Francisco last week, he sauntered to the mound in the eleventh inning, gave up no runs in two innings, and was credited with the 3-2 victory. That gave Brosnan a record of 6-2 (he has saved a dozen other games), lowered his e.r.a. to 2.33, second in the league only to the 2.30 of the Cardinals' Lindy McDaniel, and proved again that he has developed into one of the...

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