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MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

If, as has been said, it's a difference of opinion that makes horse races, the same would seem to hold for pennant races. For evidence, herewith a table of the different opinions of 44 noneditorial members of the staff of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. It could be that the group is weak on experts, but it's certainly strong on the Yankees and the Braves.

Personally, I've got a hunch it's coming out this way:

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AMERICAN LEAGUE

New York
Cleveland
Detroit
Chicago
Boston
Baltimore
Kansas City
Washington

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Brooklyn
Milwaukee
Cincinnati
Pittsburgh
St. Louis
New York
Philadelphia
Chicago

You probably have your own ideas, and right below is a good place to set them down. Before you do, I'm sure you'll enjoy reading some other expert opinion directly bearing on the matter: see SCOUTING REPORTS in this week's issue.

AMERICAN LEAGUE

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NATIONAL LEAGUE

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