Braves Score 11 in Ninth to Break Tie with Pirates, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-04

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Braves Score 1 7 in Ninth To Break Tie With Pirates PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 3 UP— The Boston Braves exploded for 11 runs today in the ninth inning to break a 4 to. 4 tie and run off with a 15 to 4 decision over the. Pirates before 9,389 fans, smallest of the season at Forbes Field. Bob Elliotts three-run homer started the fireworks and before it was over the Pirates called on three pitchers and saw 16 Boston batters go to -the plate as they used seven hits, five walks and a hit batsman to crucify the Pittsburghers. Johnny Sain was the big gun of the Braves, with him arm and his bat. He drove in four runs on three hits and a walk, and held the Pirates to four safeties, only one scratch single after the second inning.

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