Sport: Scoreboard, Dec. 26, 1955

Statisticians, sportswriters, officials all worked overtime setting the sportsworld rankings in order before the year ran out. Items:

¶ Al Kaline, crack young (20) outfielder for the Detroit Tigers, won the American League batting title with an average of .340. Born on Dec. 19, 1934, Kaline became youngest man to win the championship by a margin of one day. His predecessor: Detroit's Ty Cobb, who was born Dec. 18, 1886 and first won the title in 1907 with .350.

¶ Herb Score, 22, fireballing southpaw of the Cleveland Indians, was elected American League Rookie of...

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