The slam-bang drama of a play at home is frozen in the tableau above. Milwaukee Catcher Del Crandall and fans tensely await both the throw and the onrushing slide of Charley Neal of the Dodgers. Umpire Stan Landes sets to call the play, and the next batter, Ron Fairly, leans in to watch. The ball, not in sight above, reaches Crandall's mitt too late (right). The ump's classic signal says Neal is safe.
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July 20, 1959
Sporting and vacation events, mid-July through September
Scoring at the meet (5,3,2,1) helps the weaker team, since the entrant finishing fourth and last is automatically credited with a possibly undeserved point. But this will not prevent victory for either our men or the Russian women. Here, says Tex Maule, is the probable order of finish in each of the 32 events
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