Sport: Scoreboard, may 6, 1957

¶ Tossed out at home: the Detroit Tigers' Walter ("Spike") Briggs Jr. A man with a tiger by the tail ever since he inherited the team from his father, Spike tried hard not to let go. When the courts ordered him to sell, he talked the new owners into keeping him on as executive vice president and general manager, but last week his resignation was "accepted." Said Spike: "It was a semi-force play." ¶ A warm spring day left Olympic Pole Vaulter Bob Gutowski with a spring to spare. In a dual meet with Stanford, the Occidental College senior had the...

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