Cincinnati Redlegs, flashing fine form, took two of three from Chicago, swept three from fast-fading St. Louis, 7-5, 7-4, 4-0, last game a 4-hitter by Rookie Don Gross as
drove in 3 runs on 31st homer, single.
New York Yankees
edged up from second place to first in mixed-up
race. Yanks clipped Baltimore twice, winning first on
Hank Bauer's ninth-inning homer, split with Boston, then won three from Orioles, 8-0 (2-hitter by
), 3-2, 6-1 (
Don Larsen's second win of week).
Chicago White Sox
, scant � game behind Yanks, won two of three from Kansas City, mowed down Detroit, 3-0, 8-7, 2-0, 8-2.
pitched shutouts. In 8-7 victory, White Sox stormed from behind as Old Pro
knocked in 5 runs. Tigers took two of three from Cleveland, including 2-hit shutout by
, but Indians bounced back to win three from A's as Relievers
Ray Narleski, Art Houtteman and Jose Santiago replaced Mike Garcia, Early Wynn and Bob Lemon.
Boston Red Sox
won 4, lost 2 in week. Big hero: Ike Delock who subdued Yanks 7-1, saved 4-1 win Sunday at Washington.
Terre Haute, Ind.
youngsters came up with 4 runs in last inning, beat Birmingham, Ala. 5-4, won Babe Ruth League World Series at Austin, Tex.
quarterback, threw four touchdown passes, led Redskins to 31-28 exhibition victory over Rams before crowd of 77,935 at Los Angeles.
New York Giants
, thanks to passing of Don Heinrich, running of Bobby Epps, ground out 28-17 win over San Francisco 49ers before 49,000 fans in exhibition at Seattle.
Ted Wegert, Philadelphia
rookie, scooted 83 yards for first touchdown, made end run for second, led Eagles to 14-8 exhibition win over Detroit Lions at Dallas.
put together touchdown by Fred Morrison, two field goals by
, gained 13-7 win over Green Bay Packers in exhibition game before 22,000 at Akron, Ohio.
and Dave Mann, running,
, passing, gave
21-6 victory over Chicago Bears in exhibition before 24,000 in Gator Bowl, Jacksonville, Fla.
Nicholas Rossolimo, onetime New York bus boy and former French champion, outtranced 155 other double-domes, won U.S. Open championship at Long Beach, Calif. Rossolimo and Samuel Reshevsky each wound up with 10-2 tournament record, but Rossolimo won on points, 62� to 61�.