SCOREBOARD

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS
September 12, 1954

RECORD BREAKERS

•Jutta Langneau of East Germany set world record of 1:16.6 in heat for women's 100-meter butterfly during European swimming championships at Turin, then tied mark in winning finals. Five days later, Shelley Mann, 16, of Arlington, Va. lowered record another 2.6 seconds in AAU meet at Richmond, Va.

•Mrs. Carola Mandel of Chicago became first woman ever to win national skeet-shooting title when she broke 50 straight targets in shoot-off with five male opponents for 20-gauge championship of U.S. in meet at Waterford, Mich.

•Bob Bowen of Los Angeles drove souped-up Shadoff Special to American and International Class C record of 248.26 mph in National Speed trials at Bonneville, Utah.

•Joe Bauman, 32-year-old first baseman for Roswell, N. Mex. in Class C Longhorn League, broke Organized Baseball's all-time record for home runs in a single season by hitting his 70th against Jose Gallardo of Artesia in opening game of double-header. In second game, last of season for league, he hit two more.

•Everett Brashear of Lake Charles, La. won national 100-mile motorcycle championship at Langhorne, Pa. in world-record time of one hour, six minutes, 6.15 seconds.

TENNIS

LONG WAIT—Vic Seixas of Philadelphia, beaten in straight sets in 1951 and 1953 Forest Hills finals, won U.S. National singles championship from Rex Hartwig of Australia, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-4.

•Doris Hart of Coral Gables, Fla., defeated in five previous women's finals, won from Louise Brough 6-8, 6-1, 8-6.

HORSE RACING

JOCKEYS—Ted Atkinson, 38, rode 3,000th winner of 16-year racing career when he got home first aboard Greentree Stable's Devastation in six-furlong race at Aqueduct.

•Willie Shoemaker, champion U.S. jockey last year, rode six winners at Del Mar, Calif., now leads nation's jockeys for 1954 honors with 242. Runners-up so far this season: Willie Hartack, 205; Tony DeSpirito, 1952 champion, 201.

LONG SHOT—H. P. Headley's Georgian, 28-1 going out of gate, won $144,820 Washington Park Futurity by two lengths in fast time of 1:10 [1/5]. Seventh in six-furlong sprint: Wilton Stable's Royal Note, top-weighted at 122 and [2/5] prerace favorite.

SHUT MY MOUTH—Andy Crevolin, top money-winning owner in U.S. and owner of Kentucky Derby-winner Determine, was suspended by California Horse Racing Board for saying (SI, Sept. 6) that he sometimes ordered jockeys not to try to win races. Next day, Crevolin was also suspended in Illinois.

HARNESS—Max Hempt's three-year-old Stenographer, world record holder in nine trotting divisions, won Gainesway Stake in straight heats at DuQuoin, Ill.

•On same grand circuit card, S. H. Huttenbauer's Prince Victor won last two heats to take $19,151 Matron Stakes for three-year-old trotters. Also ran: Newport Farm's Newport Dream—unraced since winning Hambletonian Aug. 4.

•Six-year-old Philip Scott won Invitational Pace at Roosevelt Raceway after J. S. Turner's favored Adios Boy was withdrawn because of colic condition and fever. Runner-up: Grant Hodgins' Prince Adios, which dropped dead of heart attack just after crossing finish line.

GOLF

THE LADIES—United States women's golf team regained Curtis Cup by beating Great Britain, 6-3, in two-day match on Merion Golf Course at Ardmore, Pa.

•Margaret Smith, 17, of Guadalajara, Mexico, even-up after eight holes, finished strongly to beat Sue Driscoll of Normandy, Mo., five and three, for U.S. junior girls championship at Bridgeport, Pa.

THE PROS—Tommy Bolt of Houston, Texas shot final 64 to win Rubber City Open at Akron, Ohio with 72-hole total of 265 strokes. Runner-up: Fred Hawkins of El Paso, Texas (270).

AUTO RACING

LATE MOVES—Juan Manuel Fangio, who has already cinched 1954 world road-racing championship, moved his Mercedes into lead on 68th lap and stayed in front to win Grand Prix of Italy at Monza. Runner-up in 504-kilometer grind: Mike Hawthorn of England in Ferrari.

•Don O'Dell of Blue Island, Ill. drove his 1954 Packard into lead at 88th lap, held on to win 100-mile AAA stock-car race at DuQuoin, Ill. in track-record time of 1:24:15.87. Runner-up: Jim Rathman of Chicago in an Oldsmobile.

BOXING
POSTPONED—Kid Gavilan's defense of world welterweight title against Johnny Saxton of New York City-scheduled for Sept. 1 at Philadelphia—was postponed indefinitely when doctors decided Gavilan was suffering from fever and inflammation of left parotid gland, i.e., mumps.

BASEBALL

NEW LINE—As major leagues moved into final weeks, there was bad news for winter-book odds makers. Cleveland Indians, 3-1 second choice in American League before season opened, dropped two out of three to New York Yankees but picked Up lost ground against Chicago to lead league by 4 l/2 games at week's end. Latest price on Cleveland pennant: 2-7. Yankees, even money for sixth straight pennant in April, had dropped to 5-2 second choice. In National League, New York Giants, priced at 6-1 behind three other teams in April, whipped Brooklyn Dodgers two OUt of three and stood four games in front. Latest line: Giants, 1-4 to win; Dodgers 3-1 against; and Milwaukee-in third place by five games—15-1 against. No other teams were quoted.

HEROES—While nation was watching pennant races, individual ballplayers were piling up impressive figures of their own:

•Ted Kluszewski of Cincinnati Redlegs hit 5 home runs during week, took over National League leadership from Willie Mays of Giants with 44.

•Ted Williams of Boston Red Sox hit 363rd home run of career, now stands fifth behind Babe Ruth (714), Jimmy Foxx (534), Mel Ott (511), and Lou Gehrig (493) in all-time major-league standings.

•Herb Score, star left-hander for Indianapolis Indians in American Association, struck out 15 St. Paul batters to raise record season total to 304. Such feats won him league's Rookie of Year and Most Valuable Player awards.

•John Hunter, pitching for Clearwater, Fla. softball team, led team to five straight victories in Southern regional play-offs for softball World Series Sept. 18-23. Hunter's season record, including play-offs: 22 wins, one loss; strike-outs—490 in 234 innings; earned runs for season—one.

HURLING
GREAT DAY—County Cork's Senior hurling team came from behind at half time to beat Wexford for All-Ireland Hurling championship, one goal and nine points to one goal and six points, before 75,000 spectators at Croke Park, Dublin.

SAILING

UP NAVY—Tom Allen, 23-year-old corps-man on special leave from Navy, piled up 180 points to win five-race International Lightning class championship at Detroit. Runners-up: H. R. Sindle of Little Falls, N.J. with 172 points; Eugene H. Walet 3rd of New Orleans, 1953 Mallory Cup champion, with 164.

UP CANADA-Harry Jemmett of Kingston, Ont. won final race to take home Sears Cup—-emblematic of U.S. junior sailing title—with total of 48½ points after four-day regatta at Holland, Mich.

GUNNING

SKEET—Howard Confer, 35, of Detroit won all-gauge title in national skeet-shooting championships by breaking 75 straight targets in shoot-off with Andy Laird of Stockton, Calif. Other major titlists in six-day meet:

•Col. Salvadore P. Roig of Puerto Rico, over-all championship with 535 targets out of 550.

•Mrs. Carola Mandel, 20-gauge title and women's over-all title.
RIFLE AND PISTOL—Alonzo Woods of El-bridge, N.Y. hit 3,193 bull's-eyes in 3,200" shots to win national small-bore rifle championship at Camp Perry, Ohio.

•Lt. Harry Reeves of Detroit police force won U.S. pistol championship for sixth time with 2,587 points out of possible 2,700.

HORSE SHOW
WALKAWAY—Dr. and Mrs. W. B. Garnier's White star, a four-year-old white mare, was judged champion over 647 other entries at the 16th Annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration at Shelbyville, Tenn.

AIRPLANE RACING
CONTINENTAL—Capt. Edward W. Kenny of Van Dyke, Mich. gunned F-84F Thunder-streak over the 1,900 miles from Edwards Air Base, Calif, to Dayton, Ohio in three hours, one minute, 56 seconds to win Bendix Trophy at National Aircraft Show. Capt. Kenny's average speed (including two fuel stops): 616.208 mph.

FOOTBALL
GOING STRONG—Amos Alonzo Stagg, 92, turned down offer to assist his son as coach of Susquehanna (Pa.) University team, and signed as advisory coach at Stockton College, Calif. Stagg thus begins 65th consecutive year as college football coach.

CANOE RACING
SWEEP—Canadian canoe racers piled up 43 points in sweeping all six events at North American championships at Washington, D. C. Runner-up: United States, with 11 points.

FISHING
CALLED OFF—The Atlantic Tuna Derby, scheduled to start Aug. 31 off Point Judith, R. I., was canceled when hurricane winds damaged or sank 27 boats.

MILEPOSTS

HONORED—Mrs. Marion Ladewig, 39-year-old grandmother from Grand Rapids, Mich., and Don Carter of St. Louis; by the Bowling Writers Association of America, which named them Bowlers of the Year—Mrs. Ladewig for sixth consecutive time and Carter for second time.

DIED—Bert Acosta, 59, onetime holder of national airplane speed record (176.9 in 1921) and world endurance record (51 hours, 11 minutes, 25 seconds in 1927); after a two-year illness; in Denver.

DIED—Maurice Tillet, 51, who wrestled professionally as the French Angel; of aggravated heart condition 13 hours after he learned of death of manager and close friend Karl Pajello.

DIED—Maj. John L. Armstrong, 32; in exploding F-86 Sabrejet in which he was trying to break world 310-mile closed-course speed record (649.302 mph) he had set at National Aircraft Show two days earlier.

OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD

AUTO RACING

Gene Lock, Detroit, 100-m. natl. modified stock car championship, in 1:29.36, Detroit.
Pat O'Connor. North Vernon, Ind., 30-m. A.A.A. natl. sprint race, in 21:33.46, DuQuoin, Ill.

BASEBALL
San Diego, Calif., over Gastonia. N C . 7-2, American Legion Jr. championship, Yakima, Wash.

BOXING

Charlie Norkus, 10-round split decision over Cesar Brion, heavyweights. New York.
Charley Powell, 6-round TKO over Keene Simmons heavyweights. Oakland, Calif.
Rex Layne, 10-round decision over Chuck Woodworth, heavyweights, West Jordan.
Utah.
Bob Satterfield, 7-round KO over Frankie Daniels, light heavyweights, New York.
Tiberio Mitri, 10-round decision over Les Allen, middleweights. Rome.
Art Aragon, 5-round TKO over Mario Trigo, welter-weights, Albuquerque, N. Mex.
Sandy Saddler, 1-round KO over Jackie Blair, featherweights (non-title), Caracas, Venezuela.

CANOEING

(North American championships, Washington, D.C.) DON STRINGER, Sudbury, Ont., one-man single blade.
Lou Lukanovich and John M. Morran. Sudbury, Ont., tandem kayak.
Bob Smith, Montreal, one-man kayak.
Tom Hodgson and William Stevenson, Toronto tandem singles.
Art Dierden. Paul Lambert, Gus Lamanita and Jack Haywakd, Toronto, 4-man singles.
Robert Cordner, Jack McKee, AL McCleary and ED Clark, Montreal, 4-man doubles.

FOOTBALL

San Francisco 49ers, over Cleveland Browns, 38-21. San Francisco (exhibition).
Los Angeles Rams, over Chicago Cardinals, 51-17, Portland, Ore. (exhibition).
Philadelphia Eagles, over Green Bay Packers, 24-13. Hershey, Pa. (exhibition).
Detroit Lions, over N.Y. Giants, 28-13. Norman, Okla. (exhibition).
Chicago Bears, over Washington Redskins, 29-20, Columbia, S.C. (exhibition).
Montreal Alouettes, over Ottawa Rough Riders, 21-2, Montreal (Eastern Big Four Union).
Hamilton Tiger-Cats, over Toronto Argonauts, 17-6, Toronto (Eastern Big Four Union).
Calgary Stampeders, over Vancouver Lions, 34-0, Calgary (Western Interprovincial Union).
Calgary Stampeders, over Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 41-0, Calgary (Western Interprovincial Union).
Regina Rough Riders, over Vancouver Lions, 17-0, Vancouver (Western Interprovincial Union).

GOLF
Joe Carr, Ireland, over Cecil Ewing, 6 and 4, Irish Amateur, Dublin.

HARNESS RACING

MEADOW LEO: $24,279 McMahon Memorial Stake, 2-yr.-old pace, DuQuoin, Ill. Benny Schue, driver.
BUTCH HANOVER: $23,589 Castleton Farm Stake, 2-yr.-old trot, in race-oft, DuQuoin, Ill. Joe O'Brien, driver.

HORSE RACING

CANADIANA: $32,425 Vagrancy Handicap, 7 f., by 2¼, lengths, in 1:23 [2/5]. Aqueduct, N.Y. Charles O'Brien up.
FAIR MOLLY: $31,250 Del Mar Debutante, 6 f., by a neck in 1:10 ⅖ Del Mar, Calif. Willie Shoemaker up.
CRASH DIVE: $29,250 Aqueduct Handicap, 1 [1/16] m., by 2 lengths, in l:44 ⅖ Aqueduct. N.Y. Eric Guerin up.
GOOD CALL: $28,575 Beverly Handicap. 1 m., by a nose, in 1:35 ⅖ Washington Pk., Homewood. Ill. Johnny Adams up.

HORSHOE PITCHING
Floyd Toole, Little Rock. Ark., Natl. A.A.U. singles championship, with 8 and 1, Marietta, Ga.

MOTORBOATING
Samari, piloted by Harry A. Spangler. Larchmont, N.Y. N.Y.A.C. 33-m. predicted-log cruiser race, with 99.23 percent accuracy, Pelham, N.Y.

POLO
Meadowbrook-Detroit, over Milwaukee, 7-3, U.S. Natl. Open semifinal, Hinsdale, Ill.

SAILING
U.S., intl. 6-meter team races, with 99¼ pts., Toronto.

SHOOTING

(Natl, skeetshooting championships, Waterford, Mich.) CHARLES PRENTISS, Fabens. Tex., jr. all-gauge title, with 245 of 250.
Joseph George, Sudlersville, Md., sr. all-gauge title, with 243 of 250.
S. H. Gripp, Houston, Tex., veterans' overall title, with 236 of 250.
(U.S. Rifle & Pistol championships, Camp Perry, Ohio) U.S. ARMY, team trophy pistol title, with 1,108 of 1,200.
Maj. William Hancock, El Paso, Tex., individual trophy pistol title, with 285 of 300.
Lucille Chambliss. Winter Haven, Fla., U.S. women's pistol title, with 2,441 pts.
MRS. Eleanor Bell, Santa Ana. Calif., small-bore women's rifle title, with 3,186 of 3,200.

SWIMMING
Hungary, won 9 of 18 events, European championships, Turin, Italy.

TENNIS
David Freed, Salt Lake City, over William A. Maxwell, 6-3, 6-3, U.S. Natl. Sr. singles. New York.

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ILLUSTRATION

BASSEBALL (Major League) Week ending September 5

AMERICAN LEAGUE

1. CLEVE.
W-4; L-3
Seas.: 97-39
Pct.: .713

Boston
5-4

New York
6-1, 1-4
2-3

Chicago
3-2, 5-8
8-2

2. N.Y.
W-3; L-3
Seas.: 92-43
Pct.: .682

Cleveland
1-6, 4-1
3-2

Washington
9-2, 2-5
4-5

3. CHI.
W-2; L-3
Seas.: 87-50
Pct.: .635

Boston
2-7, 6-3

Cleveland
2-3, 8-5
2-8

4. BOST.
W-4; L-3
Seas.: 60-74
Pct.: .448

Cleveland
4-5

Chicago
7-2, 3-6

Philadelphia
11-1, 3-4
12-5, 7-3

5. DET.
W-2; L-4
Seas.: 59-76
Pct.: .437

Washington
3-5, 0-4
6-16

Baltimore
4-3, 7-4
3-4

6. WASH.
W-5; L-2
Seas.: 57-77
Pct.: .425

Baltimore
1-3

Detroit
5-3, 4-0
16-6

New York
2-9, 5-2
5-4

7. PHILA.
W-3; L-3
Seas.: 45-90
Pct.: .333

Baltimore
8-6, 6-3

Boston
1-11, 4-3
5-12, 3-7

8. BALT.
W-2; L-4
Seas.: 44-92
Pct.: .324

Washington
3-1

Philadelphia
6-8, 3-6

Detroit
3-4, 4-7
4-3

LEADERS

Batting--Noren, New York, and Avila, Cleveland, .334

Runs batted in--Doby, Cleveland, 111

Home runs--Doby, Cleveland, 30

Pitching--Consuegra, Chicago, 16-3

NATIONAL LEAGUE

1. N.Y.
W-4; L-2
Seas.: 84-49
Pct.: .632

St. Louis
4-1, 5-3

Cincinnati
7-9

Brooklyn
7-4, 13-4
4-7

2. BKLYN.
W-2; L-5
Seas.: 81-54
Pct.: .600

Milw.
5-7, 0-2

Chicago
5-9, 10-2

New York
4-7, 4-13
7-4

3. MILW.
W-7; L-0
Seas.: 79-54
Pct.: .594

Brooklyn
7-5, 2-0

Pittsburgh
3-1

Cincinnati
3-2, 5-4
11-8, 9-7

4. PHILA.
W-6: L-1
Seas.: 64-69
Pct.: .481

Cincinnati
1-5, 9-3

St. Louis
5-2,5-4

Pittsburgh
7-1, 10-2
12-5

5. CIN.
W-2; L-5
Seas.: 65-71
Pct.: .478

Philadelphia
5-1, 3-9

New York
9-7

Milwaukee
2-3, 4-5
8-11, 7-9

6. ST. L.
W-1; L-6
Seas.: 61-74
Pct.: .452

New York
1-4, 8-5

Philadelphia
2-5,4-5

Chicago
3-4, 5-6
6-2

7. CHI.
W-5; L-2
Seas.: 58-78
Pct.: .426

Pittsburgh
14-2, 7-3

Brooklyn
9-5, 2-10

St. Louis
4-3, 6-5
2-6

8 PITTS.
W-0; L-6
Seas.: 46-89
Pct.: .341

Chicago
2-14, 3-7

Milwaukee
1-3

Philadelphia
1-7 2-10
5-12

LEADERS

Batting--Snider, Brooklyn, .348

Runs baited in--Kluszewski, Cincinnati, 119

Home runs--Kluszewski, Cincinnati, 44

Pitching--Antonelli, New York, 20-4

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)