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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1959 October

L.A. Dodgers Beat White Sox in Second Game of the World Series

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Online; Video; Streaming Video; Anchor Script
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Run Time
43 seconds
Script Excerpt
At the World Series, the nation's baseball writers, including part time writer and Yankee Manager Casey Stengel, were wondering if the Dodgers would ever get into the scoring column, when Sox starter Bob Shaw grooved one to Dodger second baseman Charlie Neal who belted it into the left center field seats for the Dodgers first run of the 1959 World Series.
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