Sport: Frantic Finish

Two days after the New York Yankees clinched their third pennant in a row,* the National League race was right back where it started on opening day. In Philadelphia's Shibe Park. Brooklyn's stumbling Dodgers looked up at the big scoreboard and read the bad news from Boston. The Giants had actually done it. They had beaten the Boston Braves, 3-2, had whittled the Dodgers' 13½-game lead down to nothing and hauled themselves into the league lead. For the Dodgers, trailing the Phillies 8 to 5 in the sixth inning, it looked like a hopeless...

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