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October 07, 1958

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, October 7, 1958 

* 1958 World Series of baseball (game 5)
* New York Yankees vs. Milwaukee Braves


The front page has a three column heading: "Turley Hurls Five-Hitter As Yanks Triumph, 7-0" with subheads, related photo and box scores. (see) Much more in the sport's section (pages 28 & 29) with loads text.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, nice condition.

wikipedia notes: The 1958 World Series was a rematch of the 1957 Series, with the New York Yankees beating the defending champion Milwaukee Braves in seven games for their eighteenth title, and their seventh in ten years. With that victory, the Yankees became only the second team in Major League Baseball to come back from a 3–1 deficit to win a best-of-seven World Series; the first was the 1925 Pittsburgh Pirates. (The 1903 Boston Red Sox came back from a 3–1 deficit in a best-of-nine affair.)

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