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1957 WS: Sal Maglie Makes Amends for Beating Whitey Ford in the 1956 WS

was vintage Whitey Ford, although some didn't think so.

The only run the Milwaukee Braves managed came in the seventh inning when Wes Covington doubled and came home on a Red Schoendient two-out single.

The Yankees game left-hander, who had suffered from arm problems during the 1957 season, demonstrated that he was quite healthy as he limited the former Boston team to five hits on his way to a complete game, 3-1 victory over the great Warren Spahn. It was Ford's fifth career World Series win.

Mickey Mantle, who suffered a severe case of shin splints the last month of the season, not only played but beat out two infield hits and attempted to steal a base.

Bill Skowron, an integral member of the Yankees offense, was replaced ...

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