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1951 Replay 05-27

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reliever Jim Konstanty.
Elsewhere in the National League:
Andy Pafko erased
a 2-0 deficit with a three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inningas the Cubs rallied to beat the Pirates, 3-2.The Bucs staked starter Vern Law (3-2) to a2-
0 lead on Pete Castiglione’s run
groundout in the third and Gus Bell’s fifth
home run in the fourth. But Pafko hit his 11thhome run with Randy Jackson and Hal Jeffcoataboard to make a winner of Johnny Klippstein(3-1), who went 8 2/3 innings for the win.
Chicago’s Hank Sauer went 0
-for-3, snap- ping his 17-game hit streak.
Max Lanier tossed
an eight-hitter and drove
On Page 1: U.N. Troops Crash Across 38th Parallel, Send 60,000 Reds ‘Running Like Hell’ 
The Baseball Once-Upon-A Times.
“All the News
Fits, We Print”
 Including final results of all ball  games
SUNDAY, MAY 27, 1951
Streaking White Sox Batter Tribe,Lead AL For First Time Since 1947
There’s no stoppingEddie Robinson. And there’s no denying the
Chicago White Sox, who trumped the Cleve-land Indians, 7-
1, behind Ken Holcombe’s six
-hitter Saturday to move into the AmericanLeague lead.The last time the ChiSox sat atop the Junior Circuit: May 10, 1947.In winning for the first time in four starts,Holcombe (2-1) knocked the Tribe out of thelead for the first time all season. The Sox leadCleveland and Boston by percentage points.Chicago, which lost the first three games of its current road trip, has now won six in a row.Cleveland, which began the season 15-2, is 4-11 in its past 15 games.Holcombe had plenty of help. Robinsondoubled and knocked in a pair of runs. He has13 RBI in his past seven games and leads theAmerican League with 33.Shortstop Chico Carrasquel had two hitsand drove in three runs for the White Sox.Orestes Minoso extended his hit streak to 15games.Indians starter Mike Garcia (2-4) gave upsix runs in 2 1/3 innings. Since beating St.Louis in his first two starts of 1951, Garcia is0-4 with a 6.93 ERA.
Elsewhere in the American League:
Ted Williams went
5-for-5 with four runsscored, and Lou Boudreau doubled, homeredand drove in five runs as the Red Sox routedthe visiting Senators, 13-6.The game was a slugfest from the outset,with the Nats leading 6-5 after three innings.But a solo homer by pinch-hitter Clyde Vol-mer and a three-run shot by Boudreau high-lighted a five-run fourth inning for the RedSox, who never trailed thereafter.Billy Goodman scored three runs for Boston,while Dom DiMaggio added three hits and WaltDropo knocked in three runs.
Rookie sensation Mickey
Mantle pounded a pair of home runs and Vic Raschi won his fourthconsecutive start as the Yankees downed thevisiting Athletics, 8-7.Mantle hit two-run homers in the first andfourth innings to help the Bombers to an 8-3lead. The 19-year-old leads the majors with 15circuit clouts, and is on pace to hit 68.Raschi (5-
2) didn’t pitch well, allowing six
runs in seven innings, but pitched well enoughto win. Reliever Tom Morgan hurled a scorelessninth inning to earn his third save.
The A’s Dave Philley had two hits and now
has a 13-game hit streak.
Johnny Groth had
three hits, including a tie- breaking single in the bottom of the seventh, tolead the Tigers to a 4-3 win over the Browns.Marlin Stuart (2-0) got the win in relief, al-lowing two runs in 4 2/3 innings.
Chicago 18 12 .600 --- New York 26 12 .684 ---Cleveland 19 13 .594 --- Philadelphia 20 16 .556 5Boston 19 13 .594 --- Brooklyn 19 16 .543 Philadelphia 18 16 .529 2 St. Louis 18 17 .514  New York 18 16 .529 2 Boston 19 18 .514 Detroit 16 15 .516 Chicago 15 19 .441 9Washington 13 19 .406 6 Pittsburgh 14 21 .400 10½St. Louis 9 26 .257 11½ Cincinnati 12 24 .333 13
Major League Standings
Saturday’s American League Results
Saturday’s National League Results
 New York 8, Philadelphia 7Chicago 7, Cleveland 1Boston 13, Washington 6Detroit 4, St. Louis 3Brooklyn 6, Boston 2St. Louis 3, Cincinnati 1 New York 2, Philadelphia 0Chicago 3, Pittsburgh 2
Today’s Probable Starting Pitchers
Today’s Probable Starting Pitchers
Chicago (Dobson 1-2 and Judson 1-1) at Cleveland(Wynn 3-3 and Gromek 1-1), 2, 12:30 p.m.Washington (Sima 2-3 and Moreno 1-1) at Boston(McDermott 3-0 and Taylor 0-1), 2, 2 p.m.Philadelphia (Martin 0-0 and Shantz 3-1) at NewYork (Shea 1-3 and Sanford 1-1), 2, 2:05 p.m.St. Louis (Garver 3-3 and Overmire 1-3) at Detroit(Hutchinson 1-1 and Trucks 0-1), 2, 2:30 p.m.Boston (Spahn 2-3) at Brooklyn (Newcombe 4-2),1:05 p.m. New York (Maglie 6-1) at Philadelphia (Meyer 3-2),2 p.m.Cincinnati (Ramsdell 1-3) at St. Louis (Poholsky 3-3), 2:30 p.m.Pittsburgh (Queen 1-4 and Chambers 3-3) at Chi-cago (McLish 0-2 and Rush 2-1), 2, 2:30 p.m.
Major League Leaders
Valo, Phi. 30 115 27 44 .383 Jethroe, Bos. 34 144 .41041 59Minsoso, Chi. 23 87 24 33 .379 Musial, St.L 33 131 .39731 52Lipon, Det. 31 107 18 39 .364 Furillo, Bro. 34 136 .34624 47
Goodman, Bos.
30 120 25 43 .358 Gordon, Bos. 36 136 .33122 45Coleman, St.L 29 115 18 41 .357 Slaughter, St.L 26 98 .32720 32Doby, Cle. 32 116 23 41 .353
Hemus, St.L
28 108 .32415 35Michaels, Was. 29 97 14 34 .351 Sisler, Phi. 35 139 .32425 45Fox, Chi. 30 115 18 39 .339 Jones, Phi. 32 120 .31728 38Fain, Phi. 34 129 29 43 .333 Hatton, Cin. 34 144 .30610 44Jensen, N.Y. 25 90 17 30 .333 Robinson, Bro. 35 132 .30327 40
Mantle (N.Y.) 15; Robinson (Chi.) 9;Doby (Cle.) 8; Dropo (Bos.) 8; Stephens (Bos.)7.
Robinson (Chi.) 33; Mantle (N.Y.) 32;Zarilla (Chi.) 30; Williams (Bos.) 27; Dropo(Bos.) 25.
Scheib (Phi.) 5-2; Trout (Det.) 5-2;Pierce (Chi.) 5-2; Raschi (N.Y.) 5-2; Feller (Cle.) 4-1.
Raschi (N.Y.) 46; Trout (Det.) 33;Gray (Det.) 30; Wynn (Cle.) 30; Reynolds(N.Y.) 29; Feller (Cle.) 29.
Wight (Bos.) 1.61; Morgan (N.Y.) 1.75;Feller (Cle.) 2.01; Kucab (Phi.) 2.06; Lopat(N.Y.) 2.08.
Sauer (Chi.) 12; Pafko (Chi.) 11; Thom-son (N.Y.) 10; Jethroe (Bos.) 10; Musial (St.L)9.
Sauer (Chi.) 38; Musial (St.L) 35;Gordon (Bos.) 34; Pafko (Chi.) 34; Thomson(N.Y.) 32.
Maglie (N.Y.) 6-1; Hearn (N.Y.) 6-1;Jansen (N.Y.) 6-3; Roe (Bro.) 5-0; Surkont(Bos.) 5-3.
Queen (Pit.) 44; Blackwell(Cin.) 41; Jansen (N.Y.) 36; Newcombe(Bro.) 35; Maglie (N.Y.) 33.
Jansen (N.Y.) 1.29; Newcombe (Bro.)2.10; Roe (Bro.) 2.32; Heintzelman (Phi.) 2.79;Klippstein (Chi.) 2.98.
 Notes on the Scorecar
Morehead Ceremony toFeature Happy, Branch
Baseball commissioner A.B. (Happy) Chan-dler will be on the Morehead College com-mencement program Wednesday night, presi-dent Warren C. Lappin announced Saturday.Chandler will introduce general manager Branch Rickey of the Pittsburgh Pirates, whowill make the commencement address.Rickey will be a busy man this commence-ment season. An honorary degree of Doctor of Humanities will be conferred upon him by
Waynesburg College at the school’s
100th commencement ceremonies June 10.
Frank House, former
$75,000 bonuscatcher with the Detroit Tigers, will undergospinal surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in July.
House is now with the Tigers’ American As-sociation farm. Officials said it’s unsure whatthe effect would be on House’s playing career.
The St. Louis
Cardinals will celebrate the25th
anniversary of their first world’s champi-
onship June 24.Twenty surviving players, including onecoach, of the 27-member group have been in-vited to attend the game in St. Louis that day.One former player almost certain to be thereis Billy Southwick, now manager of the BostonBraves. The Braves play the Cardinals that day.
Giants’ Jansen Tops Philadelphia, Roberts With Westrum’s Help
in in a run with a fly ball out as the Cardinals beat the visiting Reds, 3-1.Lanier improved to 4-1 (3-0 with a 1.00 ERAagainst Cincinnati). Howie Fox (2-4) took theloss, allowing three runs in six innings.Stan Musial went 1-for-4 for St. Louis, ex-tending his hit streak to 14 games.
Clyde King held
Boston to two runs in eightinnings, his longest outing of the year, as theDodgers topped the Braves, 6-2.King (3-2) held Boston to two runs on sixhits. He has a personal three-game win streak.Gil Hodges hit his fourth homer for the Bums,and Duke Snider had a tie-breaking two-rundouble in a five-run eighth-inning rally.Sid Gordon went 3-for-5 for Boston.
Congressional Set-ToGoes to Democrats, 7-3
Rep. WilliamMcDonald Wheeler, a onetime farmer, schoolteacher and Air Forces captain, is also a prettyfair pitcher, by congressional standards.Friday night he again set the Republicans ontheir heels, 7-3. It was the fourth straight De-mocratic victory in the annual congressional baseball game and every year it has been thesame story: Wheeler.Only one Republican, Rep. Boggs of Dela-ware, got the ball to the outfield against Wheeler in the first four innings he pitched.With only one inning to go in the five inninggame, Wheeler retired with the Democratsahead, 7-1.Rep. McCarthy of Minnesota took over theDemocratic mound chores
and immediatelyran into trouble. He allowed a couple of runs,had two on base and only one out.Back came Wheeler, as was allowed under congressional rules.He struck out first Boggs and then Rep. Wil-son of Indiana. And Republican hopes died oncemore.The game, sponsored by the Washington Star,was for the benefit of underprivileged children.It drew a paid crowd of 1,842.PHILADELPHIA
In a game featuring twoAll-Star pitchers, a .185-hitting catcher was thedifference maker.
Wes Westrum’s solo homer broke a scoreless
duel between Larry Jansen and Robin Roberts,and he later scored an insurance run as the Giants beat the Phillies, 2-0.Jansen (6-3) fired a five-hitter for his fifthcomplete game and first shutout. He has allowedone earned run or fewer in nine of his 10 starts.
But if not for Westrum’s fourth home run in
the top of the fourth inning the game might still be deadlocked at 0-0. It was the only misstep byRoberts (3-2), who allowed one run in seven in-
nings. The Giants’ second run, scored by We-
strum on a triple by Alvin Dark, came against

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