Indians Maul Yanks, 12-5; Sweep Three-Game Series, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-09


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Indians Maul Yanks 125 Sweep ThreeGame Series SeriesNEW NEW YORK N Y May 8 UP The Cleveland Indians swept away two biff jinxes today along with sweeping a threegame series with the Yankees bombarding them 12 to 5 behind a 14 hit attack that included home runs by Harry Simpson and Ray Boone Boone drove in five runs for the day dayThe The victory coupled with the 4 te 2 defeat of the leagueleading Red Sox by the White Sox in Boston put Cleveland into a virtual first place tie only 18 percentage points behind Boston BostonThe The Indians who won only one game all last season in Yankee Stadium thus left town after their first trip here with three wellearned triumphs The final one came over their number ne jinx pitcher Ed Lopat who had a life ¬ time record against them ef 33 wins and eight losses before today todayThe The Indians rubbed it in good with a wild sixrun spree hi the ninth inning off relievers Rob Kuzava and Joe 0s trowski at a tune when it really didnt matter matterThe The Yankees made 13 hits them ¬ selves but as has been characteristic of their limping play all season 12 of them were singles and they left 10 men on base

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