Sport: Scoreboard, Apr. 26, 1954

¶In Detroit, the Red Wings won hockey's Stanley Cup for the third time in five years, beating the Montreal Canadiens four games to three in one of the roughest play-offs in hockey history. Hero of the series: little (5 ft. 7 in.) Red Wing Forward Tony Leswick, who broke up a "sudden death" overtime period in the final game by slamming a 40-ft. screen shot into the Canadien net.

¶At Tinsley Green, England, Woodcutter George Maynard, 82, led the marble masters of Sussex to an easy (33-16) victory in a match for the unofficial...

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