Dodgers Bounced Into 1st-Place Tie
Brooklyn's once overwhelming lead in the National League pennant race dwindled to nothing last night as the Philadelphia Phillies trimmed the Brooklyn Dodgers, 4 to 3, in the last of the ninth. The defeat dropped the Dodgers into a tie with the idle New York Giants, with two games left to play today and tomorrow for each team.
After the Dodgers piled up a 3 to 0 lead in the first four innings, the Phillies came back to finally tie it up in the eighth on Andy Seminick's homer with one man on. Then Richie Ashburn and Willie "Puddinhead" Jones singled in the ninth to hand the Brooks their fourth defeat in their last five games.