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PAGE •—NAUGATUCK NKW8 (CONN.), FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 1IMD Dodgers Edge Yankees, 1-0, To Even World Series Roe Blanks Bombers On Six Hits; Hodges Drives In Run Third Game This Afternoon At Ebbets Field (By United Presi) •Southpaw Preacher Roe, the clutch pitcher who kept Brooklyn pennant hopes alive all season, got the Dodgers even with the New J York Yankees yesterday. Brooklyn beat the Yankees, 1-0, as the Dodgers squared the World Series at one game apiece. The batting hero for the Dodgers was Gil Hodgea, the big first sac k'e r. Hodges came through with a two-out single that scored Jackie Robinson f ro m third with, the lone run of the game. But the man who got the loudest cheer from the 70,053 fans jamming Yankee Stadium was Preacher Roe, a southpaw from the backwoods of Arkansas. Preacher is a tall skinny lefthander who enjoys two things, smoking big black cigars and pitching money games. Yesterday was a big one. Another Yankee win would have put the Dodgers two down, and virtually out of 'the series. But Roe bad it. The Yankee sluggers had Preacher in trouble six innings but he wiggled out everytime with one of the greatest pitching performances under pressure ever seen in a World Series same. . Roe, who sepcializes In hairline BOX SCORE Jackie Robinson (N) Brooklyn Reese ss Jorgensen Sb . Snider cf Robinson 2b . . Hermanski rf . M. McCormick ab .. 4 . . 4 . . 4 . 3 .. 3 rf 0 Rackley If 2 Olmo If 2 Hodges Ib 3 Campanella c .... 2 Roe p 3 c-Furillo 1 control pitching mixed with a cute curve, lived up to his reputation. Preacher scattered six Yankee hits beautifully and didn't give up a •ingle walk. Bears Down He real'-/ bore down .n the eighth and ninth innings, when it looked as though this YanS.ee learn, tabbed the-"team of destiny," might break the game wide open. ..In the eighth, Yankee Manager Caaey Stengel decided it was. time to make a move. Charlie Silvcra, working behind the plate for the injured Larry Berra. was to open for the Yanks. But Casey reached into the dugout and. came up with Johnny Mize, the "ex-New York Giant slugger. This was Johnny's first World Series appearance in his major league career, a long one which began 14 years ago. And Mize didn't waste any time 1 inafttig -Stengel's •trategy look smart: "H« 'swung at the first pitch, and it fell in for a single. Once again Stengel went lor the strategy. He thumbed in George Stirnweiss to run for the slow-footed Mize. and ordered Bobby Brown to bit. for pitcher Vic Raschi. . Fans Brown Brown was the boy who had • hree straight pinch hits against the Dodgers in the 1947 series. Luck wasn't riding with Bobby: Roe got him on a called third strike, and Stirnweiss held on to lirst. Up came little Phi! Rizzuto, the Yankee shortstop. Phil dumped a bunt along: third base line. Roe scooted over to field it, whirled •round to throw but dropped it.. This was the big break. And the Dodger fans shuddered. Only one out. And Yankee runners on first and second. But nothing bothers the slim southpaw from Ashflat, Arkansas . — not even Tommy Hen-ich, the Yankee who broke up yesterday's game, and who was next up. Roe worked on Henrich until the count went 3-2. He came in with a low sweeping curve which Tommy cot wood on, but not enough. The Brooklyn left-fielder gathered in the fly, -and that Yankee threat was snuffed. •There was more to come. Joe DiMaggio, first up for the Yanks' in the ninth, proved himself a »reat money player again, by beating but a alow roller to third. But Roe wouldn't let him get around to borne plate. Preacher struck out Johnny Lan- detl, forced Billy Johnson to pop *o -"jecond, and clinched it wli«n Jerry Coleman lofted one to right Jleld. : It .was a tough loss for 'the Yankees and righthander Vic Rasehl. But it was even a greater win for the Dodgers and Roe. . .The game also set a new World Series record. This was the first time in the 46-year history of the writs t>at two 1-0 games have been played in succession. And Dodger .fans will remember this one for the next 46-vears to come. Injured Seventy-thousand and 53 fans »aw Roe win. the rest of the Roe story unfolded in the dressing room. ' -Preacher showed newsmen and photographers his right, or glpye, hand. It is the hand Johnny LJn- dell's line drive hit in the fourth Inning. -Q One nail was torn off! And Roe admitted that the aching hand gave him as much trouble the rest of tho. same as the Yankee batters. ."The trainer had to "drill a hole through the nail on my index finger," Roe told newsmen, "so the blood would flow out. I was sick to my stomach the last two innings." Even without an injured hand. Roe had plenty of season to be sick in the eighth inning. The Yankees had runners on second and first with only one put. And up to the plate walked Tommy' Henrich, the New York first baseman whose homer had -whipped ^the Dodgers yesterday. * "My knees were really knock- Totals 31 1 7 27 11 2 New York (A) ab r h o a e Rizzuto ss ........ 3 0 1 0 6 0 Henrich Ib 4 0 0 11 1 0 Bauer rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 DiMaggio cf 4 0 1 1 0 0 Lindell If 4 0 0 2 1 1 Johnson 3b 4 0 1 0 2 0 Coleman 2b 4 0 1 6 3 0 Silvera c 2 0 0 G 0 0 Niarhos c 0 0 0 0 0 0 Raschi p 2 00 0 0 0 Page p 0 00,0 0 0 a-Mize 1 0 1 0 0 0 b-Brown 1 00 0 0 0 x-Stim\veiss 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 33 0 6 27 13 1 a—Singled for SHyera in 3th. b—Struck out for Raschi in Sth. e—Popped out for Hermanski in 9th. z—Ran for Mize in Sth. Score by innings:— Brooklyn 010 000 000—1 Run batted in—Hodges; two base hits—Robinson, Coleman Jorgensen; thvee base hit—Hermanski; stolen bases—Rizziito. Johnson; sacrifices—Rizzuto, Robinson; left on -bases—Brooklyn 5, New York 7; bases on balls—off Raschi 1; struck out—by Raschi 4, Roe 3 hits—off Raschi 6 in 3 innings. Page 1 in 1; double play— Rizzuto - Colcma - Henrich; losing pitcher—Raschi; umpires — Reardon (N) plate; Passarella (A) Ib; Jorda (N) 2b; Hubbard (A) 3b; foul lines, Hurley (A), Barr (N). Time of game—2:30; attendance 70,053. ing," admits Roe. Then Pee Wee Reese walked over. What do you think Reese said?" Roe asked one newsman. "Ole Pee Wee said, "Preach, let's yon and me talk about something.' "Man, I was so surprised that I asked him, 'Okay, what do you want to talk about?' " Roe looked around, then continued, "So we wind up talking about hunting and fishing. How do you like that?" _ Today's Game Today's" game could be another of those spine - tingling pitchers' duels. The Yankees will call on southpaw Tommy Byrne, who probably has as much stuff as anyone in baseball. Byrne has only one drawback, he's as wild as they come. For the Dodgers, it will be either Ralph Branca or Rex Barney both young right-handers. Franca and Barney are like the little girl in the nursery rhyme. When they're good, they're very, very eood. And when they're bad, well Yankee fans are hoping they'll be bad. Robinson Brings In The Game Experts Agree On Only Three Games In Weekly Grid Poll Two Leaders Agree On All But Six -The News weekly collegiate foot- bail poll enters its fourth week with the Composing Room, defending champions, holding a slim, one-game lead over the Sports Department. The Composers have been right on 50 of the 60 ganJea chosen to date, for an .833 percentage. Composing trailed in third place after the ftrst week of the poll, but led the pack in the second week, pulling into second place, and led .again last week, moving into the top *1;:ot. After leading the experts the flrls t wee'k, Sports dropped off and finally slid back to the position which it occupied most of last' year. In third place with 45 right for a .750 average is the Editorial Department. Advertising is in fourth by one,, game, with 44 wins and Circulation (brings up the rear with only 37 wins and 23 losses. This wfeek's selections shows n .variance of opinion among ^the experts. All the experts agree on only three of the 20 games. The Standing^: W. Composing 50 Sperfu 49 Editorial : 45 Advertising 44 Circulation 37 This week's selections follows: Uudgcr SKi'ond baseman .Jackie Robinson is shown bringing In the lone Bronklyji score which was enoujjh to defeat the Yankees by 1-0 in the second World Series same in Yankee Stadium, N. Y. At top, lie :;lides into third. William Johnson is awaiting the throw while umpire Cal Hubbard admires Robbie's sliding technique. At bottom, the Dodger star comes home. (International) Torrington Favored Over Garnet In Tomorrow's Tilt Lack of reserve strength will probably mean defeat for Coach George P. Gooclv/in's Naugatuck High School Greyhounds when they play host to Torrinjrton High tomorrow evening at Recreation Field. The night game, first in the history of the school in the borough, will Ret under way at 3 \ o'clock. I he will he able to play the entire Tame. Bob Rabtoy, regular halfback, injured his arm afjainst Wilby, but is expected to be ready to- Last Saturday Coach Oood\vin used 19 players in the G-S tic with Wilby. One. Glenn Dansby, a substitute freshman tackle, will be lo.st to the team after breaking his leg in a JV game with Seymour, Monday. Of the others used, three, I Bob Seh'nsko, Manuel Matos, nnrl The weatherman has promised Eryan ' TCii*end.ill are backficld his cooperation as the New York ™ en ; C1!arenC f_ S S hl "° r ' an en , d , who rivals play the first of three games at Ebbets Field. He says there will be considerable cloudiness today but no rain. And he says tomorrow will be fair and warmer. That's the situation as they go into the third game of the World Series today. But remember that old baseball saying—"Anything can happen in Brooklyn." It not only can happen...it usually does. 15^30 YEARS New Haven, Oct. 6(UP)—Supcri- or Court Judge Samuel Mellitz lo- .lay sentenced John Pullcn—a "or •ner Cleveland, Ohio, convict—tc L5 to 30 years. He was convicted as a third offender on a charge o' assault with intent to rob. Pullen was accused of stabbina William Henry, a jewelry store em- ploye during an attempted robbery 23. is playing his first year of football, saw limited action. Guards Pete Passeck and John Brady also saw a little action. Naugatuck took a G-0 lead over Wilby on a touchdown early in the third period. The .team then oegan to tire and were outplayed by the Waterbury club during the rest of the game, being lucky to £et out of the contest with a tic. Reports from Torrin^ton incli- 'ate that the Big Red is deep in reserves. While not employing a full platoon system, Coach Connie Jonf.hu<! lin-i several burly youths .vho can be inserted on defense '.o give the regulars a rest. This is ihe •>ractice which paid off for Wilby. Buddy ''Mooscf DiMaria, fjrst I string tackle, suT.Vred a slight j shoulder injury in a scrimmage! this week, but is expected to start tomorrow. It is not known whether Navy E>uke morrow. Charlie Alegi, . tri-captain and right halfback, is expected to carry the brunt of the Naugatuck of- fenrc tomorrow. Charlie ran wild against Wilby last week, averaging better than seven and one-half yards per try from scrimmage. He also intercepted tv/o passes, running one back for 25 yards, was a bulwark of strength on defense and set up and scored the only Naugatuck touchdown. The fleet halfback scored the only Greyhound touchdown -when Torrington defeated the locals 31-6 last year. He bore the brunt of the attack in that game, also, and the Big Red is expected to plan their defense to stop him. Tickets for the game are on sale at the high school today and will go t on sale at about 7:15 to- Texas morrow night at the field. L. 10 11 15 16 23 are Pet. .833 .817 .750 .733 .617 as Conn. College Teams Invade Foreign Fields This Weekend (By United Press) Connecticut football teams begin embarking today on ,a mass invasion of foreign lands. The Yale squad leaves fdr New York where it will play Columbia tomorrow. Trinity's gridsters are to depart early this afternoon for a game at Norwich university at Northfield, Vermont. The University of Connecticut eleven is staying around for one more practice session before playing at Springfield college. The only major collegiate teams left in the state will be Wesleyan and Coast Guard which will play each other tomorrow at Middletown. .. Other games this week-end are Arnold at American International tonight, and Bridgeport at Wilkes college, New Britain Teachers at Trenton Teachers and^ C. C. N. Y. at New Haven Teachers, all on Saturday. Baylor .. Arkansas 21 14 21 6 Clemson . . . IMiss. State Colgate Boston U . Colorado . . . Iow a State . Columbia ' . . . 14 7 12 20 0 14 37 14 7 20 6 19 19 26 17 7 Dartmouth Holy Cross Harvard Cornell ... 13 7 20 6 0 28 7 27 Tndiaria ' Tex,; Christian 7 14 6 13 Iowa •-. ... '.'., ... 14 Illinois. . ... .•>.. . . 7 rfenfcuoiky ...... 19 •Georgia . 7 19 7 21 6 14 0 14 7 0 14 21 14 21 7 7 14 7 14 7 14 '- 0 21 i 17 21 14 13 28 21. 14 21 10 17 21 7 7 22 20 28 19 6 a I 0 14 13 27 7 21 20 26 20 0 LSU Tex. / & at 14 6 26 37 21 14 12 21 i 14 21 5 27 0 14 20 20 Montreal Squares Little World Series (By United Press) The Montreal Royals squared the Little World Series at Indian- apAlis last night by knocking over the Indians, 7-1. Montreal hurler Clarence Pod- bielan ruled the diamond with a two-hitter, with both Jndian hits coming in the fourth inning for their lone run. The Canajdian champs of the International ( League' blasted to an early lead, picking up six runs in the first three innings off Lefty Joe Muir. They drove Muir to the showers, and reliefer Chet Johnson gave up only one more run. 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