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CHARLEY DRESSEN TALKS ABOUT BILLY MARTIN AND THE PENNANT RACE, AND SEEMS PRETTY HAPPY FOR A MAN IN SEVENTH PLACE
Robert Creamer
September 12, 1955
Charley Dressen received a blaze of headlines two autumns ago when he was dropped as manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers after winning two consecutive pennants, but since then he has, for the most part, been buried deep in paragraph 12, column 7, page 34—which is about where you would expect to find news of the manager, last year, of the minor league Oakland Oaks and the manager, this year, of the somewhat minor league Washington Senators.
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September 12, 1955

Charley Dressen Talks About Billy Martin And The Pennant Race, And Seems Pretty Happy For A Man In Seventh Place

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"Well, you like to beat everybody," he said. But his grinning face revealed his delight at knocking over pennant contenders with a team only five games or so out of last place.

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