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Mary Louise McGregor worked for 10 years for New York harness racing officials, then got a license herself—the first ever for a woman—from the U.S. Trotting Association. This fall Mrs. McGregor will organize the races at the famed Lexington Trots in Kentucky.

Roland Fingers, 18, led his Upland, Calif. team to the American Legion Junior Baseball title at Little Rock, Ark. with his play at the plate and on the mound. As an outfielder he batted .450 and as a pitcher he won two games, including the final, in which he allowed only two hits.

George S. Friedrich Jr., 24, of New Orleans, chose as crew two rivals he had beaten earlier in Star racing, then skippered a sloop on Michigan's Lake St. Clair to five wins, two seconds and a third in the Mallory Cup series, to take the North American sailing title.

Bobby Reith Jr., 25, who works as an assistant to his golf pro father, took a lesson from his dad the day before the Minnesota state tournament and went on to win the title at Minneapolis with a seven-over-par 151 for the 36-hole event. Bobby Reith Sr. tied for third.

Linda Rupert, a pert 11-year-old from Bethlehem, Pa. who has been playing tennis seven years, defeated a field of older girls (up to 18) in three singles tournaments for the first sweep ever of the city's age-group titles. Then she joined the grownups for a mixed doubles win.

Keith Erickson, a 6-foot-5 El Segundo, Calif. beach boy who was a key forward on UCLA's champion basketball team last winter, helped his Long Beach team gain the AAU volleyball title and then won an Olympic berth for himself in the New York trials.