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October 31, 1966
BASEBALL—Tokyo's YOMIURI GIANTS, the Central League pennant winners, shut out Osaka's Nankai Hawks, champions of the Pacific League, 4-0 in the sixth game to win the Japanese World Series four games to two. It was the Giants' eighth series win since 1950. A few days later the Giants lost to the touring Los Angeles Dodgers 16-5 as the Dodgers got 21 hits—four more than they made in their four-game World Series loss to the Orioles. In the next game, however, the Dodgers got only three hits and were shut out 5-0 by the Giants.
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October 31, 1966

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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MILEPOSTS—TRADED: By the Denver Broncos, suspended Fullback COOKIE GILCHRIST, 31, to the Miami Dolphins, for No. 3 and 5 draft choices. Also joining the Dolphins was 27-year-old Earl Faison, a four-time All-AFL defensive end, after he was placed on waivers by the San Diego Chargers.

DIED: King Ranch's 3-year-old BUFFLE, winner of the Suburban Handicap and the New Hampshire Sweeps; of an undetermined cause, in New York.

DIED: MRS. ELIZABETH N. GRAHAM, 81, who, under the name of Elizabeth Arden, built a billion-dollar cosmetics business, and who, under her own name, owned one of the country's leading Thoroughbred racing stables; of a heart attack, in New York. Mrs. Graham only liked handsome horses, referred to them as "my darlings," and had music piped into their stalls. Carrying her Maine Chance Farm's pink, blue, and white colors were such fine Thoroughbreds as 1947 Derby Winner Jet Pilot and Gun Bow.

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