Sport: Yanks v. Pirates

One after another, like shots from a Roman candle, the balls soared over the outfield fences. When the first game's batting practice was over, the slugging New York Yankees of Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Bob Meusel and Tony Lazzeri had turned the onlooking Pittsburgh Pirates into a band of idolatrous sand loiters. After that, the Yankees went on to win the 1927 World Series in four straight games. Until 1960, it was Pittsburgh's last pennant.

When the National League Pirates trot onto the field this week, there again will be the Yankees. But this...

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