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Justin Turner's ginger-tinged world comes up golden again for Dodgers in Game 1 win

Justin Turner's ginger-tinged world comes up golden again for Dodgers in Game 1 win

In this world, in Justin Turner’s world, the pumpkin is still a carriage, the mice are still horses and the rags are still a jeweled gown.

The clock never struck midnight on Turner and it never will.

The former nonroster player with the majestic red mane is now an October legend, the 32-year-old late bloomer’s postseason for the ages continuing with a two-run home run that broke a sixth-inning stalemate and vaulted the Dodgers to a 3-1 victory over the Houston Astros in the opening game of the World Series.

Turner redirected an up-and-in cutter by Dallas Keuchel into the left-field pavilion, providing a new generation of Angelenos with another memory for which they...

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