Sport: Descent from Olympus

Rodin could not have done it better. The bowlegged old man brooded in the grand manner, one foot up on the top step of the dugout, an elbow on a knee, a hand held up to shade the faded blue eyes peering from a wrinkled mask of despair. "Something is wrong with this team." muttered Yankee Manager Casey Stengel, "and I gotta find out what it is.' As last week began, marking the season's halfway point, Casey's noble Yankees, perennial champions, were ignobly mired in fifth place, and baseball legend has it (none too...

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