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November 07, 1960
BASEBALL—ALVIN DARK, 37, received a two-year contract as manager of the SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS after being obtained from MILWAUKEE for Andre Rogers. Dark succeeds Tom Sheehan, who took over from Bill Rigney in June. The AMERICAN LEAGUE, reacting quickly to the recently announced expansion plans of the NATIONAL LEAGUE, added two new teams by shifting the Washington franchise to MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL and awarding new ones to WASHINGTON and LOS ANGELES. Then the AL jumped ahead of the National by announcing that the new entries would start playing next spring, a season earlier than the Nationals.
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November 07, 1960

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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DIED: BALLY ACHE, 3-year-old colt, winner of 1960 Preakness, of acute inflammation of the digestive tract, or belly ache.

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