May 02, 1955
May 02, 1955

Table of Contents
May 2, 1955

Events & Discoveries
The Relays!
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Wonderful World Of Sport
  • On a cold, windy beach off St. Petersburg in Florida, father Weidman plays a game of baseball with six small boys, misses an easy grounder and looks up to find himself face to face with a crisis in the form of a smiling stroller

Brooklyn's Streak
Franco Hunt
Fisherman's Calendar
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


Twenty-One years ago this week Goose Goslin, murderous Detroit slugger playing against Cleveland, distinguished himself by becoming the first major leaguer to hit into four consecutive double plays in one game, batting four for eight out. Mighty Goose, the Tigers' clean-up hitter, swept Mickey Cochrane and Charlie Gehringer off first base with his hard-hit but luckless drives. But, in spite of Goose, Pitcher Tommy Bridges worked a five-hitter to win 4-1, and the Tigers went on to capture their first pennant in 25 years.

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