Dodgers Deal Cubs Fourth Consecutive Defeat, 2-1, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-16


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Dodgers Deal Cubs Fourth Consecutive Defeat, 2-1 Pitcher Don Newcombe, who never has lost to the Cubs, drove in the winning run as the Brooklyn Dodgers beat the North Siders 2 to 1 before 11,389 fans at Wrigley Field yesterday. It was Newcombes eighth successive triumph over the Cubs in his three-season major league career. At the same time, the Dodgers won their 11th victory in 13 games to strengthen ther league leadership. The Dodgers scored both their runs in a four-hit sixth inning against Paul Min-ner and. it was Newcombe, himself, who drove in the winning run with one of his two hits. In addition, Newcombe struckout seven batters, including five in a row in the sixth and seventh innings. The Cubs fashioned their lone tally on Phil Cavarrettas double and Ransom Jacksons single in the fourth inning. The Dodgers clipped Minner for four hits in the sixth inning, when they closed two runs to take the lead. Robinson opened the drive with a double and before the smoke cleared there were singles by Carl Furillo, Ev Bridges and Newcombe. The score by innings: • R H E Dodgers : . .000 002 000—2 11 2 Cubs .....000 100 000—1 8 0 Newcombe 7-4 and Campanella; Minner 3-5 and Walker. DON NEWCOMBE— Hurled the Dodgers to a 2 to 1 victory over the Cubs yesterday to mark his eighth straight triumph oyer the North Siders.

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