Buried Treasure: The cost of saving $240


While I was researching last week's piece about the Pirates and the American Baseball Guild, I came across a small story that was a little too long and off-topic to be a quick aside. It reinforces two maxims: "Never argue with someone who buys ink by the barrel." and, especially in view of some the questions that appeared in Live Qs this week, "Everything old is new again."

The first inkling was this uncredited item which appeared on the sports page of the May 7, 1946, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

An Apology -- And an Explanation

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