Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on October 8, 1949 · Page 6
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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Saturday, October 8, 1949
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PAGE ft—NAKGATUCK NEWS (CONN.), SATURDAY, OCT. 8, Yanks Trip Dodgers, 4-3, In Third Series Game Mize's Pinch Single Drives In Two In Three-Run Ninth Jerry Coleman's Hit Provides Winning 1 Marker New York Oct. 8—(U P)—They changed the World series script yesterday at Ebbets Field. After two days of Hearing famine, the boys did some hitting. The Jerry Coleman Johnny Mize EdLopat York Yankees, hungry for runs, got four of them and beat the Brooklyn Dodgers, 4-3. The clubs had split 1-0 ball games in the first two games at Yankee Stadium. For a while yesterday ,it looked like thL-3 would be another pitching duel. The Yankees got one run in the third to break the ice. A walk, a single, and- a long fly did it. The Dodgers evened it up in the fourth when Pee Wee Reese walloped one into the left field stands 375 feet from home (plate. They chased starter Tommy Byrne in that frame, but lefty Joe Page came on and stopped them. After that, l-age hooked up with Ralph Branca, the Dodger starter, in a duel thaf lasted until the ninth inning. Then the Yankees •went to town when Branca turned wild. Ralph had retired 14 men in a row and had one out in the ninth, when he walked Yogi Berra. He got Joe Di Maggio on a pop fly for the second out. Then Branca couldn't retire another batter. Bobby Brown singled. Gene Woodling walked, loading the bases. Manager Casey Stengel, making the best move of the series so far, sent Johnny Mi2e in to bat for Cliff Mapes. Mize is a former J^few York 'Giant. The Yankees "paid J75.000 for Johnny as pennant insurance. The payoff came in the series. Batting once again against the Dodgers, Mize came through with a single that drove in two runs and chased Branca. Jack Ba.nta relieved and Jerry Coleman greeted him with a single that sent home what proved to be the winning- run. In the Yankee dressing room after the game. Mize, Cofemah and Page were the big three. Photographers swarmed all over them as Mize tried to explain. "I swung at a fast ball and connected." Cliff Mapes, the man who gave way for Big John, was the happiest man 'in the room. ' ; I was a little d!, "FPointnd," Mapes admitted, when asked about being lifted for Mize. "But." he told reporters, "when Mize came through with that wallop, I was yelling londer than the rest." The Yankees roughed each other up in happy horseplay. In the Dodger dressing room, all was silence. The players, obviously disappointed and bitter, sat quietly by their lockers. No one moved to shower or dress. No one spoke. Luis Olmo and Roy Campanella, who had homered in the stirring ninth, and Pee Wee Reese, whose fourth-inning homer tied f the score at one-all, sat quietly. When they finally did speak to newsmen ,it was in clipped, almost hostile sentences that revealed their frustration. They couldn't forget that ninth inning. The ninth inning where they came so close, and wound up so far away. Gil Hodges an easy out...Olmo sending his homer into the left field stands.. .Then Luke Snider striking out for the second out. And Roy Campanella, sending the 32,700 fans into a frenzy with a homer into the lower left field stands. That home run made it 4-3. One more run would have .tied it. And Bruce Edwards went in to pinch hit for Jack Banta, who had relieved Branca in the ninth. Edwards hits the long ball, too. Pace knew that. As the Yankee relief ace said in the dressing room, "Those home runs had me thinking." He had to get this man, and he did, with a third called strike that ended the game and gave the Yankees the series edge, two games to one. For five and one third innings, Page had toiled, and for his pressure performance, Joe wound up with credit for the win. Afterwards, in a story Page wrote exclusively for the United Press, he explained that the ninth inning home runs were the result of "tiredness and carelessness." Joe says he was careless with Olmo, and Frustration At The Ball Park Victi-MIZE-ed New York (A) Kizzuto ss ... Henrich ll> Berra c . 3 DlMaKRlo cr . . . .* . . .4 WoodlinR II ... Mapes rf 2 Bauer rl Coleman 2b Byrne p t Page p ......... a-Mize Totals Brooklyn (N) Reese ss 2 Mlksis 3b Furillo rt 4 Robinson 2b . . Hodges. 11) .... Olmo, 11 4 Snider cl Campnnella c 4 Branca p 3 0 0 I ll» 4 :j 3 .4 .4 .3 .2 0 .4 1 3 1 32 ab 2 4 4 . 2 3 4 4 4 r 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 r 1 0 0 0 0 1 o 1 h 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 5 h 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 (I 1(1 f 4 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 27 o 1 3 2 2 8 0 3 :i 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 9 a ' 2 1 0 n 0 0 o 0 o II 0 0 0 0 0 0 n 0 0 0 0 0 e 0 0 0 0 0 0 o () Banta p h-EclwardH 0000 1000 n 0 0 0 0 0 27 GO Totals : . . .31 3 ! a—Singled for Mapes in 9th. b—Struck out for Banta in Oth New York (A) 001 000 003—4 Brooklyn (N) 000 100 002—3 Runs batted In—Rlzzuto, Reeae. Mize 2. Coleman, Olmo, Campanella. Two base hit—Woodling. Home run- Reese, Olmo, Campanella. Lett on bases—New York 5, Brooklyn 6. Bases on ball—Off: Branca 4, Byrne 2, Page 2. Struck out—By.Branca 6, Byrne 1, Page 4. Banta 1. Hits—Off: Byrne 2 in 31-3: Branca 4 in 8 2-3: Page 3 An 5 4.-3 ; Banta 1 In 1-2. Hit by pitcher —By Byrne (Reese). Double play— Berra-Coleman. Winning pitcher—Pase. Losing pjtcher—Branca. Umpired—Passarella (A) plate; Jorda (N) Ib; Hubbard (A) 2b: Reardon (N) 3b; foul lines: Hurley (A), Barr (N). Time of same 2:30. Attendance 32.7SS. tired against Campanella. But, says Page, "you can bet I was real careful when they sent Edwards up to bat." As Joe put it, "I kept feeding him my fast ball and the last pitch of the game, the one Edwards struck out on, was a fast ball right on the corner of the plate." Page wound up by admitting, "it was a close shave...! kind of had my hands full." Branca, wno pitched a fine game until the ninth, was the picture of dejection. There was a hint of tears as the young Dodger right hander spoke to newsmen. "I really wanted to win this one," Ralph said, "but every time I waik a man, he scores." Branca went on, slowly, reliving the thing in his mind, "I had good stuff... only I started missing in that last inning. Ordinarily," Branca explained, "I gei. wild when I pitch high. Today I got wild when I tried to pitch low." He was talking about Mize and his pinch single. Branca revealed that Coach Clyde Sukeforth came out before' Mize came to bat and the pitcher told him he still had his stuff. According to Branca, Sukeforth said, ''get in there." Mize swung on a fast ball, letter high. That, says Branca, io the "way we are supposed to pitch to him." "This time," said Branca, "it didn't work." Manager Bert Shotton was curt with newsmen. He wouldn't announce his pitcher. Newsmen speculated it might be Rex Barney or lefty Joe Hatteh or, possibly, Don Newcombe, who lost a 1-0 heartbreaker in the series opener. Lopat Today Casey Stengel, the Yankee manager had his nomination all ready. It would be Ed Lopat, who had won 15 and lost 10 during the season. Shotton would say, "I didnt' think the Yankees were so tough today." On that there was plenty of room for a difference of opinion. But Burt went on. "they just got hits when they needed them. We didn't." He had complete agreement on this rather contradictory conclusion. Today is another day and another game. The odds-makers rate the game a close one. If Newcombe pitches, the Dodgers will be slight (5-to-6) favorites. Any other pitcher would make the Yankees the favorites by a small margin (also 5-to-6). As for the series, the Yankees once again are the strong choice (at 2-to-5). There is some question about the weather. But the weatherman says there's nothing serious to worry about. He forecasts cloudy skies but no rain. As ians in tne stands scramble for the Hom«: run ball hit into their midst by Pee Wee Reese, Yankee outfielders Woodling (left) and Joe DiMaggioi look on glumly. The homer came in the 4th inning of the third World Scries game which was held at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, N. Y. The Yanks won 4-3. (International Soundphoto) Michigan Favored Over Army In Top College Tilt Today (By United Press) The orlds-mjikerH arc -stringing along with Michigan in the tup football g-ame of the weekend. Michigan, looking for its 26th straight win, is a seven-and-one- half poinf choice over Army. California rates the same edge over Wisconsin. Southern Cal is a three- joint pick over Ohio State, while Duke -is rated six points over Navy. In other inter-sectional games, it's Texas Christian over Indiana by seven and Michigan State over Maryland by 21 pointy. Yale is a seven-and-one-half- point favorite over Colurrlbia. Boston College is rated one-and-one- half over Penn State. Cornell is 14 points over Harvard. Dartmouth is favored over Holy Cross by 13- points, and Pitt is a Id-point pick over West Virginia. In the South, it's Clemson over Mississippi State by seven, Kentucky over Georgia by the same margin, Louisiana State over the Texas Aggies by eight and Vanderbilt over Mississippi by 14. Oklahoma is favored by six-and-one-half points over Texas. Baylor also is six-and-one-half over Arkansas. The odds-makers give seven points to the underdogs and pick Iowa over Illinois, Nebraska over Kansas State and Missouri over the Oklahoma Aggies. Notre Dame is tabbed 20-r i oints better than Purdue, and Minnesota gels a 13-point nod over Northwestern. Style Gaiters Lead Rubber Co. League Captain Joe Kloc rolled a 339 set to frive his Style Gaiter team a 3-0 win over Tennis Stitching and undi.'fiutcd possession of nr*t plnco in the U. S. Rubber Co. Men's Tnterdepartmient Bowling League Thursday. Eddie Bozenski, Ray • Deegan and Don Miller had scores of 320, 319 and 318 for the winners. Earl. Hankey's Tennis Mill-Mold molded a. i;hut-out win from Walt Dudas' Outsole Cutting to move into a three-way tie for third place. Tann • Stabley with a 342 score was the big: gun for the Molders who won high team single with a 584 game. In the ma;t important match of the evening, Frank Carlson paced his Mechanical squad to a 261 win over Charlie A.r.^iolillo's Boot Room, Carlson had a 355 set to aid his teammates : in winning team high three with a 1621 set. Lolo Triano bowled 354 _for the losers. Maurice Benoitt won the high individual three prize for the evening with a 356 set as hi. 1 * Waterproof Millmen i^pset Tennis .Making 2 to 1. Jerry Cordaco had a 132 single for the . losing cause. Standing" Style Gaiter 10 2^ .833 Waterproof Pack's •. • 7 2 .777 Boot Room 7 5 .583 Mechanical 7 5 .583 Tennis Mill-Mold .... 7 5 .,583 Tennis Making 4 5 .444 Wtpf Millmen 3-6 .333 Tennis Stitching .... 2 7 .222 Outsole Cutting- 1 11 .083 Post Office Plays Platts Mills Sun. i The. Post Office meets Platts Mills in the first playoff game to break a three-way tie for the second round title In the Community Softball Leajrue, tomorrow afternoon- at 1:30 o'clock at Platts Mills. League President John Hassenfeldt said today that the winner will meet Pond Hill the following Sunday. Post Office has already I won the first round title. . ' Gardella Drops $250,000 Suit Now York Oc:t. 8—(U P) — The National Lcn.srue announced today that Danny Gardella has dropped his $250,000 suit against organized 'balscball. Gardella, a former New York. Giant outfielder, .junyped to the Mexican League in 1946. He filed- the suit because he was banned from organized baseball.' Mize Driving Berra And Brown Home In Ninth Greyhounds Battle Torrington Under Lights At Rec. Field Roe May Not Be Abie To Horl Again In Series New York, Oct. &— (UP)—Southpaw Preacher Roe of the Brooklyn Dodgers says a finger injury may keep him from starting another Wor|d Series [Tame. Roe was hurt Thursday in the fourth Inning when-a line drive by Tohnny Llindel] of the Yankees hit the Dodger pitcher on the ring finger of his right hand. The Dodger trainer driled a hole in the finger-nail to let out the blood and prevent further swelling. Roe stuck it out the rest 'of the game and pitched a six-hit shutout. Tonight, Preacher showed the injury to newsmen. "See," he said, "I can't bend the finger. And I certainly couldn't catch the ball or do any fielding with my hand in this shape." Wisniewski To Hurl For Grays Against Watertown Tomorrow The Naugatuck. Grays will meet the Watertown AiA In the second game of a best of three series for the Western Connecticut League Championship, at Deland Field in Watertown tomorrow. The Grays will be the .home team. Last Sunday the Watertown club scored eafcly to defeat the locals toy a 6-3 score. Manager John White has named Ray Wisniewsk! to take to the hill tomorrow afternoon, while Frannie Never?, Springfield college star, will hurl for the AA. Foley Little League Books Being Audited The Peter J. Foley L i 111 e League's boota have been closed for this year and have been given to a certified public accountant 'or auditing, it was announced to- lay by President Paul E. Buckmil- 'er. When the auditing is completed, .the books wilj be released "or publication, he said. Mr. Buokmiller also announced that a bleacher fund, . separate from the Little Leagun treasury, 'ias been irtarted. It is hoped that enough .money may be raised so that bleachers can be erected next vear. Donations may be made to Norman Wood at the Naugatuck Savings Bank. Trustees, for the fund will be named at the next meeting of "the League's board of directors. SCHOLASTIC FOOTBALL , Leavenwortli 32; Sacred Heart 0. Cheshire Academy 18, Conn. Frosh 7. £ Middletowii 59, Manchester 0^_ Enflel*,7, Springfield Trade"?. Killingly' 35, Plainfleld 6. Warren Harding 12, Bassiclt 7. Danbury 14, Central 7. East Haven 13. Branford 6. Wesleyan Frosh 31, Ludlowe 6. Simsbury 13, Hartford JV's 0. Derby 13, Seymour 13. Julior Republic 15, Kent JV's 0. Portable Units To Be Installed This Afternoon Ten (portable units will -provide the light for tonight's Naugatuck High school-Torrington football game at" Recreation Field, according 1 to Raymond K. Foley. Acting Principal" and Director of Athletics. The lights, being supplied by the Connecticut Lighting Co., of Derby, will be set up this afternoon starting at albout 4 o'clock. The lights will be set up on the west, or river side ,of the field first. Later, as darkness falls, those lights will be used to provide illumination whife the other units are installed. Mr. Foley said that the units which will toe used tonight have >een used all over the state and have jproved "very -satisfactory." The game is to start at 8 o'cl6ck sharp. Admission for students is 40 ^ents and adults, 75 cents. It was also announced by Mr. Foley that ' the game will be broadcast by radio station WATR, In 'Waterbury. The play-by-play account is to be handled by Al Vestro. ' Running Attack. The Greyhoundts are expected to -elie almost solelyi on their ground ittack against the strong- Torrihg- ton 'eleven. In their opening game, igainst Derby, the locals completed only two of 18 passes. And in sast week'ra encounter with Wilby, xll four passes thrown went incomplete. The Garnet and Grey clad lads have proved more adeiflt at catching -passes thrown by the opposing team, having- intercepted flve in fwo games. Don Fowler ^.nd Bill Matos snarred tosses by fofces and 'Charlie Alegi naibbed two and' Fowler one in the Wilby game. , The starting Hneup for Naugatuck will protoably be the same as in the past two .games. Caiptain Jack Carroll and Bill Mates 'will be ,at the endu, with Buddy DiMaria and Ken Clym'er at tackles, George Mitchell and Jack O'Brien at guards and Fowler 'at center, Alan Crosswait win be at the quarterback slot, with Captains Aleg-i and Bob Rabtoy at 'lalfbacks and Bob White at full- .>ack. * • *• Frankie Vigeant Retires From Ring Thomaston, Oct. 8—(UP)—If for- mert state welterweight champion Frank Vigeant swaps any more blows with anybody, it'll be in his new role as an officer of the law. The boxer's manager announced today that Vigeant is retiring from the ring. He reached the tough decision after being badly beaten in a fight last Tuesday night at Hartford •where he was stopped by Carey Mace. ' Vigcant lost his title a few weeks ago to Vic Cnrclcll of Wilson. Last Monday he was elected constable. Charles Hopes For Bout With Louis San Francisco, Oct. 7 —(U P) Heavyweight champion Ezzard Charles saiys he "certainly is glad" Toe Louis Is planning a comeback. And Charles adds, that he hopes to get a chance 'to meet the former champ next June. Charles, recognized as champion by the National Boxing association is training at San Francisco for his Oct. 14 title fight with Pat Valentino. Ezzard took time out from hist chores to talk about the latest Louis decision. The. Brown Bomber plans a series of 10-roiind,. no-decision fights. Charles and his manager, Jake Mintz, say they're: sure Louis will try a. full-scale comeback. "This is great, news," says Mintz. "It means the return of the, million dollar fight gates." Charles.won't say for sure that he'll beat Louis, if they 'do meet. "But I certainly want the chance to fight him," says Charles. COJJCBETE VABIBS Chicago—Concrete weighs from 30 to 250 pounds a cubic foot, .depending upon the type of mixture that Is used. DUKE'S OLD WWW WILLIAM WALLACE WADE. OF DUKE, WHOSE f0& TO THIS /S BSL/EVEO TO Be THE Besr • - By Alan Mover 0ee» THE fooaesr MMfNO SEASONS Of ftte CAREER— •me on .,KC a scared rabbit, pinch-hitter Johnn, iwuze heads for first after belting a long single to right field in the ninth inning of the third World Se ies game at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn N Y His wallop sc<.r<.d,H.rra and Brown and put the Yanks out front 3-1. Pitcher Branca (left) and catcher Campa- ncUa look on. The Yanks won *-3. (International-Soundphoto) M 26 YgARS COAOH WAOf Pftoovceo 5 Aose BOWL T&AMSjAA/D fff Ofity OMf 6£A90M OO HE 4O9C MOKC TAMtte VfOftS COLLEGE FOOTBALL Temple 27, Syracuse 14. Upsala. 26, Hiram 7 Lowell Textile 7. N. E. College 6. Villanova 2R, St..Hary'» (Cal.) 20. San Francisco 38, Detroit 14. American International 14, Arnold 13. Alabama 48, Duquesne 8. Drake 48, South Dakota 6. Decision Reserved In Middlebury Gas Station Injunction Judijc Richard S. Swain in Waterbury Common Pleas Court yesterday reserved decision in the "show-cause" hearins in the injunction soug-ht by Xadine f^lucci, Middlebury against the Xauga- tuck Fuel Co. and the Middlebury Zoning Board of Apronls. The \*. laintiff also sought dn-mnues of $1,000 claiming the zoning board had .".cteri ilio^nlly l.-,;-t Nov. 22 in ."pprovin;j rr £us sctlo rertififntn requested Ivy (lip Nauiratuck company "which is buildir.'. 1 " a now K.I/; station on Route (5. Named co-defendant;; in tfco action Vpre Cornelius F. Mulvihill. sL-;'<> commissioner of inotor vehicles and the- Mirtrtlcbury zoning board of appeal?. STRANGE COMBINATION Black ink is made from white mushrooms. YANKEE WIVES CHEER FOR HUBBIES HOUSEKEEPING CHORES are benched temporarily by this smiling group of Yankees' wives as they cheer on their hubbies during the Brooklyn Dodger-New York Yankee World Series in New York. Pictured in the group (1. to r.) are: Mrs. Yogi Berra, Mrs. Frank Scott, Mrs. Johnny Lindell. 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