Sport: Indian Sign

"I caught some pretty good pitching staffs in my time," said Cleveland Manager Al Lopez, "but this tops them all." Ex-Catcher Lopez (Brooklyn, 1930-35) was in a mood to crow. By this week the Indians had won eleven straight, 38 of their last 47 games, had pulled themselves up from ten games off the pace to a lead of two and a half games over the New York Yankees in the nip & tuck American League pennant race.

Though Cleveland's famed sluggers, Luke Easter, Flip Rosen and Larry Doby, were wallowing in a batting slump, and the team was hitting a dismal...

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