Sport: Who Won, Oct. 2, 1950

¶ In Yankee Stadium, the Yankees, a two-game series with the Boston Red Sox (8-0, 9-5), behind the pitching of Ed Lopat and Vic Raschi. With only a week of the season left, the Yankee victories virtually bounced Boston out of the American League pennant race, gave the Yankees a 2½-game lead over the fading Detroit Tigers.

¶In Athens, Ga., the University of Georgia, over highly rated Maryland, 27-7, in the major upset of college football's opening week.

¶At Belmont Park, N.Y., Greentree Stable's lightly weighted One Hitter, twice in one week, over Mrs. Charles Howard's Irish-bred Noor, four-time conqueror of Citation and...

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