Marilyn Painter, 21, a winsome senior from Pittsburgh at Penn State, was chosen as the Livestock Rodeo Queen at talent-filled Pennsylvania National Horse Show in Harrisburg.
Mira Slovak, piloting Miss Bardahl in Sahara Cup hydro race, brought boat in second behind Miss U.S. I, even so won enough points to take national championship for Owner Ole Bardahl.
Danny Murtaugh, manager of Pittsburgh Pirates who brought team from obscurity to second-place finish in National League, was named major league manager of year in Associated Press poll.
Harry Kipke, greatest punter in Michigan history, All-America halfback there in 1922 and for 10 years head coach, was among nine men elected to Football Hall of Fame in New York.
Mrs. James Waldron, Louisiana boxing fan and mother of 11-year-old son, was appointed the state's first woman boxing commission chairman by Governor Earl K. Long to succeed her late husband.
Fred W. Hooper, contractor of Miami who raced such standout horses as Olympia and 1945 Kentucky Derby winner Hoop Jr., was made first president of American Thoroughbred Owners Assn.
J. Wolcott Brown, 55, Sea Girt, N.J. banker and southern senior golf titlist, shot par game on final day of North and South senior tournament to defeat Jack Brittain 7-6 at Pinehurst, N.C.