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Richie Ashburn took the lead away from Stan Musial in the NL batting title race

Somewhere men are laughing and little children shout, but not in St. Louis. The slumping Cardinals, having lost 18 of their last 25 games, have fallen from second place to last. If you think St. Louis fans are feeling bad about it, take a second look at Team Owner Gussie Busch (left) and Manager Fred Hutchinson. They feel a lot worse.