Morgan, Two Yankee Homers Shut Out Athletics 2 to 0, Daily Racing Form, 1954-05-08


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Morgan Two Yankee Homers Shut Out Athletics 2 to 0 0NEW NEW YORK N Y May 7 UP Tom Morgans smooth fivehit pitching coupled with backtoback homers by Mickey Man ¬ tle and Yogi Berra in the seventh inning gave the Yankees a 2 to 0 victory over the Athletics today before 5805 fans fansSouthpaw Southpaw Morris Martin of the Athletics yielded only three hits but was charged with his third defeat against a lone victory when he ran afoul of the successive homers in the seventh Until that frame Martin had given up but one hit a double by Hank Bauer in tlie first inning inningMantle Mantle led off the seventh with his third homer of the year a 415foot blast which landed in the lower left field stands adja ¬ cent to the visitors bullpen Berra then clouted his fourth homer of the season a 360foot drive to right center which landed in the Yankee bullpen bullpenMorgan Morgan struck out only one batter and walked four in registering his second vic ¬ tory of the season

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