Sport: Scoreboard, Aug. 29, 1955

¶ When they lost a twelve-inning game to the New York Giants, 14-9, the Pittsburgh Pirates achieved a dubious distinction: they became the first major league team to be eliminated mathematically from the runaway National League pennant race. With only 32 games left, the Pirates stood 35 games back of the league-leading Dodgers (who were 12 games ahead of the second-place Braves).

¶ Not satisfied simply with winning the Canadian 400-yd. medley relay championship, the Walter Reed Hospital Swim Club team (TIME, Apr. 18) set a world record besides. Splashing in perfect form...

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