Ramsdell Pitches Cubs to 6-1 Win: Turns In Master Relief Job, Fanning 8 Dodgers, Giving 6 Hits in 8 1-3 Innings, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-03


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► r I ; : y,.,; • I I WILLIE RAMSDELL— His brilliant pitching gave Cubs a 6 to 1 victory over Dodgers. I , . Ramsdell Pitches Cubs to 6-1 Win Turns In Master Relief Job, Fanning 8 Dodgers, Giving 6 Hits in 8 1-3 Innings By the United Press With airtight relief pitching by Willie Ramsdell, the Chicago Cubs overpowered the Brooklyn Dodgers 6 to 1 before 13,612 here yesterday. The 36-year-old knuckleball artist followed another bad start by Bob Kelly with 8 1/3 innings of brilliant relief work during which he walked none, fanned eight and permitted only six singles. Only three Dodgers reached second base as Ramsdell posted, his first victory of the year compared to one defeat. That loss was in his only start against Brooklyn. Ramsdell- took oyer after Kelly had walked four of the first six Dodgers be faced to force in the losers only tally. Of the-24 pitches Kelly made, 20 were balls. * Ramsdell came in with the bases loaded and two away and retired Carl Furillo on a long drive to Hank Sauer against the wall in left field. Meanwhile, the Cubs hammered starter Billy Loes and successors Clem Labine and Chris Van Cuyk for eight hits, five of them for extra bases including homers by Sauer, Bill Serena and Hal Jeffocat. Cubs Tie It Up Two walks and Toby Atwells single enabled the Cubs to tie the score in their half of the inning. Then Jeff coat belted his second homer of the year into the left field bleachers behind a single by Serena to put the Bruins ahead to stay. Serena tagged Loes, who suffered his second loss against five wins for his fifth circuit poke in the fourth to boost the Cubs lead to 4 to 1. A single by Gene Hermanski and Sauers triple down the right field line accounted for a tally off Labine in the fifth, and Sauer socked his eleventh homer of the year off Van. Cuyk in the seventh to fatten the Bruins lead. With two hits in three trips, Sauer added two tallies to his runs-batted-in total, hiking that major league leading mark to 47. Jackie Robinson, held hitless in the eight times at bat in this two-game series, in which he failed to get the ball out of the infield safely, was ejected in the eighth inning for protesting a called third strike to umpire Larry Goetz. The cast was taken off catch Roy Cam-panellas chipped thumb, but the Dodger receiver does not expect to see action for a few more days. The score: R H E BROOKLYN 100 000 000—1* 6* 2 CHICAGO 120 110 10X— 6 8 1 Loes, Labine 5, Vancuyk 7 and Walker; Kelly, Ramsdell 1 and Atwell. Home runs — Jeff coat 2d, Serena 5th, Sauer 11th. Winning pitcher— Ramsdell 1-1. Losing pitcher — Loes 5-2.

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