Sport: Scoreboard, Aug. 9, 1954

¶In Brooklyn, lanky (6 ft. 4 in.) Joe Adcock, 26, first baseman for the Milwaukee Braves, belted four homers and a double off four Dodger pitchers, paced his teammates to a 15-7 victory. Adcock also broke a major-league record by hitting for 18 bases in a single game, tied other major-league records: most homers in a single game (four), most homers in two successive games (five), and most extra-base hits in one game (five).

¶At St. Paul, Detroit Golf Pro Melvin ("Chick") Harbert backed up his deadly approach shots with a deft touch on...

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