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Cardinals hammer Red Sox 12-3 in Game 4

Slaughter leads assault for St. Louis

Slaughter was on the lips of 35,645 abashed patrons and in the hearts of the ruthless Cardinals of St. Louis yesterday.

Enos Slaughter, appropriately named -- the varlet! -- imperiled the occupants in the lower right field stands with a line drive home run in the second inning, and the Cards went on from there to strew the wreckage of the Red Sox all over Fenway Park.

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