Sport: Scoreboard, Jun. 4, 1956

The first time the Pittsburgh Pirates' First Baseman Dale Long came to bat in a game with the Phillies, he missed a home run by inches; his long drive to right bounced off the barrier for a double. In two more tries, Long belted two more shots that Philly outfielders just managed to grab. Then he got the range. In the eighth inning, he walloped the ball a country mile for his seventh home run in seven consecutive games, a major-league record that broke the six-game mark held by the St. Louis Browns' Ken Williams, the Giants' "Long George" Kelly,...