Sport: Scoreboard, Sep. 5, 1955

— The red-hot American League pennant race showed no signs of slowing down. With homers by Mickey Mantle and Yogi Berra, the New York Yankees kept a precarious hold on first place, took the initial game of a double-header with Chicago, 6-1. But the second-place White Sox bounced back, 3-2, thanks to Third Baseman Bob Kennedy's first inning, three-run homer. The split held the Yankee's lead to half a game. Poor pitching cost the Cleveland Indians a double-header with the seventh-place Senators (8-2, 13-4), dropped them from a first-place tie to No. 3, one game out. The Boston Red Sox kept...

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