Sport: Scoreboard, Apr. 19, 1954

¶ The Yankees beefed up their roster for the sixth time in six years with a National League veteran. They picked up the St. Louis Cardinals' hustling, hard-hitting (lifetime average: .305) Outfielder Enos ("Country") Slaughter for a bargain price: a rookie pitcher and the promise of three minor leaguers. Durable Enos, 37, a remnant of the rowdy "Gashouse" era, roamed the outfield for the Cards for 13 seasons, played in 143 games last year, helped whip the Yanks the last time they lost a World Series (1942).

¶At Jamaica, N.Y., a rangy bay colt named Errard King galloped his way to...

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