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BASEBALL—CUBA, with Washington Senators' Camilo Pascual pitching a one-hit, 4-0 shutout over Puerto Rico in the final, Caribbean World Series, Panama.

BASKETBALL—BOSTON, leader in NBA Eastern Division standings; ST. LOUIS clinched Western Division title.

BOATING—MISS THRIFTWAY, with Bill Muncey at the controls, set unofficial world record of 192.001 mph for unlimited hydroplanes over measured mile course on Lake Washington, Seattle.

BOBSLED—EUGENIO MONTI, Italy, with crew of PAT MARTIN, GARY SHEFFIELD and CHARLES PANDOLPH, all of U.S., North American four-man championship, in record time of 4:38.66, for 4 one-mile heats, Lake Placid, N.Y.

BOXING—LEN MATTHEWS, 10-round split decision over Lahouari Godih, lightweights, New York.
Jackie Donnelly, 10-round decision over Orlando Zulueta, for 20th straight victory, lightweights, Buffalo, N. Y.
Alex Miteff, 2-round KO over Jose Georgetti, heavyweights, Buenos Aires.
Henry Hank, 6-round KO over Sixto Rodriguez, his 29th KO in 52 fights, light heavyweights, Chicago.

FIELD TRIALS—PROTOGAL, white-and-liver pointer owned by Elmer E. Homuth, Fond du Lac, Wis., handled by Roy Jines, Forkland, Ala., U.S. all-age bird dog stake, Hernando, Miss.

GOLF—DON JANUARY, Denver, $20,000 Tucson Open, with 271 for 72 holes, Tucson. Runner-up: Bob Harris with 274.
Fay Crocker, Montevideo, Uruguay, $7,500 Lake Worth Women's Open, with 285 for 72 holes, Lake Worth, Fla. Runner-up: Betsy Rawls with 286.
Toby Lyons, Jamestown, N. Y., PGA Natl. Golf Club Championship, by sinking 20-foot putt on last hole, with 291 for 72 holes, Dunedin, Fla.
Tommy Aaron, Gainesville, Ga., natl. tournament of golf club champions, 6 & 5, over Hill Harvey, St. Augustine, Fla.
Pete Cooper, Lakeland, Fla., Venezuela Open with 287 for 72 holes, Maracaibo, Venezuela.

HOCKEY—MONTREAL first, TORONTO second, DETROIT, CHICAGO third in NHL standings. Last week's scores: Chicago 5, New York 1; Toronto 3; Boston 1; Montreal 3, Detroit 3; New York 3, Montreal 3; Toronto 3, Chicago 1; Detroit 4, Boston 1; New York 7, Boston 2; Montreal 6, Detroit 3; Chicago 7, Toronto 5.

HORSE RACING—FLOW LINE, $58,300 San Felipe Handicap, 1 1/16 m. in 1:42 2/5, by 3½-lengths over T. V. Lark, Santa Anita, Bill Boland up.
Moslem Chief, $31,450 Everglades Stakes, 1 1/8 m. in 1:48 1/5, by 2¾ lengths over All Hands, Hialeah, Johnny Sellers up.

INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—MAURICE TRINTIGNANT, France, 134.8-mile Buenos Aires Grand Prix, with average of 76.1 mph, in Cooper Climax, Cordoba, Argentina.

SWIMMING—JOHN KONRADS, world record for 220-yard men's freestyle, with time of 2:01.6, to win Australian championship, Sydney.

TRACK & FIELD—NEW YORK AC, Natl. AAU indoor team championship with 24 points, New York. Runners-up: Manhattan, Villanova, 10 points.
Bishop Loughlin HS, Brooklyn, Natl. inter-scholastic title, with 13½ points, New York.

MILEPOST—DIED: JOHN P. (STUFFY) McINNIS, 69, major league first baseman, and member from 1910-14 of Connie Mack's famed $100,000 Philadelphia Athletics infield, at Ipswich, Mass. He also played with Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Boston Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates, and while with Red Sox set major league fielding record for first basemen with .9993 percentage in 1921, 1,625 errorless chances accepted in row between May 1921, June 1922. His lifetime batting average was .308, and he collected 2,406 base hits during his 20-year major league career. McInnis retired in 1954, after five years as baseball coach at Harvard.