Catcher and umpire face off in classic duet, an old pro tries to steal home without orders, a benchful of Milwaukee Braves stare in candid anxiety—these are some of the manifestations of the scramble for the top in the National League as the '56 season enters its final phase
Del Crandall, the normally self-contained Milwaukee catcher, explodes after call by Umpire Artie Gore during second game of double-header in Philadelphia.
BRAVES AARON AND SPAHN CONCENTRATE FIXEDLY
BOBBY THOMSON TRIES TO STEAL HOME AGAINST DODGERS—AND ORDERS
RULED OUT ON CAMPANELLA TAG, THOMSON WAS LATER FINED $100
INFIELDER TORRE MASSAGES UPPER LIP
MANAGER HANEY FOCUSES DOWN TO THE PLAY
CATCHER RICE NIBBLES HIS THROWING HAND