Skip to main content
Original Issue

A roundup of the sports information of the week

BASKETBALL—NEW YORK, leader in NBA Eastern Division standings; ST. LOUIS, leader in Western Division.

BOWLING—ST. LOUIS BUDWEISERS, national five-man match-game championship for third time in four years, over Detroit Pfeiffers, 3 points to 1, at Detroit.

BOXING—ZORA FOLLEY, 9-round TKO over Joe Bygraves, heavyweights, Leicester, Eng.

Mike Dejohn, unanimous 10-round decision over Billy Besmanoff, heavyweights, New York.

Rudell Stitch, unanimous 10-round decision over Yama Bahama, welterweights, Louisville.

Bobo Olson, former middleweight champion, 6-round TKO over Paddy Young, Oakland, Calif.

Victor Zalazar, 8-round TKO over Frank Keating, middleweights, New York.

CROSS-COUNTRY—ED VANDERHEUVEL, Central Michigan College, NAIA individual championship with 20:55.6 for four miles at Omaha. Team championship: Emporia State Teachers College.

DOG SHOW—CH. SEAGIFT PARCANCADY ROYALTON (greyhound), owned by Bonnyleigh Kennels, Middleburg, Va., best-in-show, Queensboro KC, Jamaica, N.Y.

FIELD HOCKEY—NORTHEAST NO. 1 over Philadelphia No. 1, national tournament, at Chicago. Philadelphia women's loss was their first in 36-year history of tournament.

FOOTBALL—WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS 35-28 over Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Grey Cup game for Canadian professional championship at Vancouver.

Jackie Parker, Edmonton Eskimo quarterback formerly of Mississippi State, named outstanding player in Canada for second successive year by Canadian sportswriters and broadcasters.

Boise Junior College Broncos 22-0 over Tyler (Texas) Apaches for National Junior College Athletic Assn. championship, at Boise.

GOLF—BILLY CASPER, Apple Valley, Calif., Havana Invitational tournament, with 278 for 72 holes at Havana. Runner-up: Bo Wininger, Odessa, Texas, with 280.

HARNESS RACING—SPEEDY PICK: $50,000 Eastern Championship Pace, 1[1/16] m., by two lengths, in 2:10⅖ Yonkers. Charley Fitzpatrick Jr., driver.

ICARE IV: $16,000 Grand Prix of Nations trot, 1¼ m., by head, in 2:46.7, Milan, Italy. Walter Baroncini, driver.

HOCKEY—MONTREAL first, Boston second, Detroit third in NHL standings.

HORSE RACING—CIVET: $57,100 Display H., 2[1/16] m., by three lengths, in 3:34⅕ Jamaica. Bill Peake up.

VERTEX: $50,000 Pimlico Special, 1[3/16] m., by 1¼ lengths, in 2:00⅗ Pimlico. Sam Boulmetis up.

BUMPY ROAD: $28,050 Pilgrim H., 6 f., by 4½ lengths, in 1:11, Jamaica. Paul Bailey up.

INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—SERRO POSTOIAN, Detroit, won second annual international drag race with 161-mph sprint over asphalt track in Chrysler-powered Dragster, at Chester, S.C.

SQUASH RACQUETS—CHARLES UFFORD, Harvard law student, Ticknor-Glidden round-robin tournament, by winning all four matches. National champion Henri Salaun, defending tournament champion, won one match, lost two, defaulted one.

TENNIS—CHARLES McKINLEY, Pattonville, Mo., retained national indoor junior championship over Francisco Castillo, Hamtramck, Mich., 6-2, 6-0, 6-2, at St. Louis.

Karol Fageros and Norma Baylon, women's doubles in Argentine National tournament 6-4, 6-3 over Argentina's Graciela Lombardi and Mabel Dove. Miss Fageros and ENRIQUE MOREA, Argentine Davis Cup captain, won mixed doubles 6-3, 1-6, 6-4 over Eduard Soriano, Argentina, and Margaret Hellyer, Australia.

MILEPOSTS—DIED: MORAY LEON EBY, 81, coach at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa from 1914 through 1942 with record of 131 wins, 77 defeats, 17 ties, after heart attack, Cedar Rapids. Once called one of nation's 10 best coaches by Knute Rockne, Eby was recently named to NAIA Football Hall of Fame.

DIED: H. G. SALSINGER, 73, retired sports editor of Detroit News whose advice was once accepted as gospel by Detroit Tigers management, after long illness, Detroit.