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If Bill Bevens Pitched for the New York Yankees Today

Manuel has rooted for the Los Angeles Dodgers since he came to the United States.

He is too young to have seen Bill Bevens' one-hitter in the 1947 World Series, but his father used to talk about that game whenever Rammy mentioned the New York Yankees, the one team that the elder Manuel really didn't like.

My father was at Ebbets Field on Oct. 4, 1947 to see the fourth game of the World Series between his beloved Dodgers and the hated, haughty New York Yankees.

He saw a game that graphically illustrates how differently baseball used to be played.

Bill Bevens started for the Yankees. For eight and two-thirds innings, Bevens held Brooklyn hitless.

It was the deepest into a World Series game ...

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