2 Oct 1958
ONE-POINT LANDING —Minus cap, catcher Yogi Berra, New York Yanks comes in knee down in second inning World Series action. He is trying to reach third before Braves Mathews, catching throw from outfield, can swing around and tag him. He didn t mai<e it and was out. Ump is John Flaherty. (AP Photofax). Friday following St. his line handles to take hand the Athletic provide regardless were c of Wingers with second suffered North at Gophers Need New Tactics- for Pittsburgh on Saturday Win-, the Hal B in Field. 12-6, two- by MlNNJ3;AfUl J l& tAi'J — me form chart was beginning to have a lopsided, cock-eyed look today for Minnesota's home football opener opener against Pittsburgh. In the 25 years the teams have been playing — taking in nine games — Minnesota-Pittsburgh meetings have run in a pattern. It's been a slugging match on the ground, with scant thought to the newfangled passing business, and usually decided by superior Minnesota manpower. The Gophers almost always were favored and never lost. Goes Out Window This Saturday all of that goes out the window, although not necessarily necessarily the part about Minnesota never losing. The Gophers aren't conceding. JJUI li iney no uuiupie me uuua and win they're not likely to do it because they have more good football players. Pittsburgh has more strength in depth than the Gophers and evidently more raw power, plus greater speed. . Which leaves Minnesota in the unnatural position of relying on passing to move its offense. The Gophers will pass, at least, if the Washington game was any tipoff. Reese Compared Against the Huskies Jim Reese's aerial capers netted a total of 207 yards, a figure which would have been con sidered preposterous when Minnesota really had the power and didn't have to bother with fancy stuff. Minnesota still is a long way 11 VI 11 UClllg IWli^J t ivu wf** v continue to put its basic re on a dead-ahead ground But the souad lacks the spe L 1 Ittnl 1v*Mf4 «f power to make that kind of go consistently without th of passes. Pittsburgh, too, has cl somewhat to make this turnabout complete. With speed at the halfbacks it 1 ened up its T attack. Qu backs Bill Kaliden and Iva cic are ailing but Ed rockman is a fine No, 3 nu a good passer* On the Minnesota side, tackle Mike Wright won a ing job Wednesday and w over for veteran Norm Sixt Although Beaten; Duren Gives Fans Thrill With His Fast One ' By CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN , MILWAUKEE (AP)— "I nearly •.. M^ * _j He WD" tslWn" "d^illlk "* ahout New Yort to do. With Mathews (w walked) on third and Ai from being fancy. Its split T will attack. help changed week's more Shaman, Shaman, and junior start- could feel the breeze of his fast jail clear over in the dugout," said the Milwaukee Braves',Andy Pafko. World's Series second, Duren goes in had 1 on and fans 5 Y a n k e e rookie Ryne Duren. Adcock. Then Covington flies long Duren is about to center to score Mathews and tie the fastest thing it. But it wasn't a hit—although on the mound j a mighty important sacrifice fly these days, and j—and Duren strikes out Crandall. the Braves again!He gets five strikeouts 'and you probably will be can't take that away from him.