SCOREBOARD

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS
October 25, 1954

RECORD BREAKERS

•Chris Chataway, British brewery executive, set new world's record of 13:51.6 for 5,000-meter run at Moscow vs. London Track and Field Meet, in London. Chataway's mark bettered 13:56.6 time set this August by Russia's Vladimir Kuc, whom Chataway beat by stride in race.

•Yuriy Lituyev of Russia set new world's record of 51.3 for 440-yard hurdles in same meet. Lituyev's time was .3 seconds better than old record held by Charlie Moore of U.S.

•Starmount Stables' two-year-old filly, Vestment, broke 50-year-old world's record for six-furlong straightaway, covering distance in 1:07 4/5 down Belmont Park's Widener chute.

•Wisconsin Bridge five-man team bowled new national three-game match-play record of 3,392 to better old mark of 3,368 set by Detroit's world match-play champion Stroh Beer Team, at Milwaukee.

•Lehigh University's 46 points in losing to Bucknell 48-46 last week was recognized as highest score ever made by loser in football.

FOOTBALL

Army continued comeback from opening-game defeat by South Carolina, upsetting Duke, ranked sixth nationally, 28-14. Cadet backs piled up 378 yards rushing, with quarterback Pete Vann scoring twice, right halfback Tommy Bell rolling up 150 yards in 13 attempts running.

Pittsburgh, beaten in first three games, capitalized on two fumbles, toppled Navy from undefeated ranks 21-19. Pittsburgh quarterback Corny Salvaterra passed for one touchdown, ran for Panthers' other two.

West Virginia remained unbeaten with surprising 19-14 win over favored Penn State. Mountaineers came from behind, scoring twice in last quarter.

Oklahoma, ranked No. 1 in nation, trampled hapless Kansas 65-0. Sooners used every man on squad but substitutes proved just as formidable as regulars. Coach Bud Wilkinson's team made 535 yards rushing, held entire Kansas offense to 60 yards.

U.C.L.A. entered claim as Pacific Coast powerhouse with 72-0 victory over Stanford. Left halfback Primo Villanueva accounted for two touchdowns.

Southern California boosted Rose Bowl hopes with 24-14 win over Oregon. Jon Arnett scored all three Southern California touchdowns while Trojan defense bottled up Oregon's star passer, George Shaw.

Wisconsin, ranked second in nation, had to come from behind with three touchdowns in second half to down Purdue 20-6.

Minnesota stayed unbeaten with 19-6 victory over disappointing Illinois.

Ohio State kept pace with Minnesota and Wisconsin in race for Big Ten honors beating Iowa 20-14.

Notre Dame squeaked by Michigan State 20-19 in mud and rain. Notre Dame fell behind 13-0 in first quarter but Irish backs Joe Heap, who made two touchdowns, and Don Schaefer led team to victory.

Yale established itself as tops in Ivy League, crushing Cornell 47-21, amassing over 500 yards gained on offense.

Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers and Detroit Lions remained only undefeated teams in National Football League. Eagles beat Washington Redskins 49-21 as Adrian Burk tied league record throwing seven touchdown passes to pace Eagle attack. San Francisco squeezed by Chicago Bears 31-24. Detroit, defending champions, routed Baltimore 35-0.

RODEO

Madison Square Garden Rodeo in New York ended with following winners: Saddle bronc riding: Casey Tibbs, Fort Pierre, S.D. (Deb Copenhaver, dueling Tibbs for national honors in bronc riding—SI, Oct. 18, was hampered by badly twisted knee, finished fifth). Bareback bronc riding: Buck Rutherford, Lenapah, Okla.; Calf roping: Buddy Groff, Bandera, Tex.; Steer wrestling: Gene Pruett, Ozark, Ark.; Brahma bull riding: Jim Shoulders, Henryetta, Okla.; Wild horse race: Kent Fillingham, Fort Worth, Tex.

HORSE RACING

King Ranch's High Gun with Eddie Arcaro up galloped to three-length triumph over C. V. Whitney's Fisherman in two-mile Jockey Club Gold Cup race, at Belmont Park. High Gun's win earned $55,150 for owner Robert Kleberg Jr., made High Gun top money horse for 1954 with $314,550.

Rejected, another King Ranch horse, won Hawthorne Gold Cup, worth $61,550 to owner Kleberg, at Cicero, Ill.

Killian Farm's Resilient, finished first in Canadian Championship, richest Canadian race, at Long Branch track, Toronto. King Maple was second to Resilient whose purse was $23,075.

Cain Hoy Stable's Flying Fury won 84th running of Champagne Stakes, nation's oldest race for two-year-olds, at Belmont. Flying Fury, sired by Nasrullah, paid $37.50.

Le Moussaillon II, ridden by Ann Waugh, 23, won 288-year-old Newmarket Town Plate Race at Newmarket, England. For amateurs only, four-mile race is only one on Britain turf calendar which permits girls to replace professional jockeys.

Never Say Die, American-owned and-bred winner of Epsom Derby and Doncaster St. Leger Stakes, retired to become England's highest-priced stallion. Fee: $1,470.

BOXING

Carmen Basilio, Canastota, N.Y. welterweight, became top choice to fight winner of welterweight title fight between champion Kid Gavilan and Johnny Saxton, when Basilio clearly outpointed 17-5 underdog Allie Gronik of Detroit in ten rounds at Syracuse.

Floyd Patterson, Brooklyn contender for-light-heavyweight championship, took another step toward title fight, outpointing Esau Ferdinand of San Francisco in eight rounds at New York. Victory was former Olympic champion's 16th in 17 fights.

Clarence Henry, Philadelphia heavyweight under indictment in New York for attempting to bribe middleweight Bobby Jones of Oakland, Calif. to throw fight to Joey Giardello last June, underwent eye surgery which definitely ended ring career.

BASEBALL

Philadelphia Athletics stayed in Philadelphia after last-minute negotiations by local nine-man syndicate, headed by supermarket executive (Food Fair Inc.) Arthur Rosenberg, raised approximately $4 million to buy out Mack family, keep A's at home. Deal stopped attempt by Chicago businessman Arnold Johnson to purchase A's, transfer team to Kansas City.

Philadelphia Phillies signed Mayo Smith, 39, manager of Birmingham Barons for past two seasons, to run club in 1955, replacing Terry Moore.

Elston Howard, 25-year-old Negro catcher, was bought by New York Yankees from Toronto, appeared likely to be first Negro to wear Yankee uniform.

AUTO RACING
Jimmy Bryan, 27, of Phoenix, won 100-mile big-car race and set new track record for course at California State Fair Grounds, at Sacramento.

TENNIS

Tony Trabert of Cincinnati won men's singles championship of Pan-American tennis tournament, beating Mexican champion Mario Llamas in finals 2-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-2, at Mexico City. Earlier, railway clerk Llamas astounded tennis circles by defeating U.S. singles champion Vic Seixas in straight sets, and Art Larsen in four sets.

Mrs. Beverly Baker Fleitz, of Belmont Shore, Calif., top-seeded, defeated second-seeded Barbara Breit of North Hollywood, Calif. 7-5, 8-6 for women's singles title.

TRACK AND FIELD

Russian track and field team swamped host British athletes in two meets. Against all-London team Russian men won 103-57, women triumphed 56-32, at London. Russians won 16 of 23 events in meet against Britain's northern counties, at Manchester. Only comfort for British: Gordon Pirie outran Russia's Aleksander Anufriev by 40 yards in grueling three-mile race.

Henry Laskau of New York led all the way to win national 20,000-meter walking title for third straight year, at Providence.

PENTATHLON
Bjoern Thofelt of Sweden won modern world pentathlon title, scoring 4,634.5 points to 4,529 for runner-up Werner Vetoerli of Switzerland, at Budapest. Istvan Szondy of Hungary took third. Ensign William J. Andre was high man for U.S., finishing eighth. Team championship went to Hungary.

DOG RACING
John Prevatt's greyhound Mellojean equalled world's record for 657-yard course, winning $25,000 American Greyhound Derby, at Taunton, Mass. Time: 38.2. Milam Light, owned by A. Lee Sparks, and Dancing Maid, owned by Myron A. Haughn, were runners-up.

HORSE SHOWS
Hi-Mack, owned by Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Hoppe of Farmington, Conn., topped field as champion of Avon Old Farm Hunter Trials, biggest working hunter event in New England, at Avon, Conn. Hi-Mack scored 17½ points, also captured open hunter competition.

HOCKEY
Montreal Canadiens held slight lead over Detroit Red Wings as National Hockey League season moved into third week. New York Rangers, playing surprisingly better than expected, were third. Woeful Chicago Black Hawks were unable to win any of first five games.

FISHING
William Austin of San Antonio won Port Aransas, Tex. tarpon rodeo with 5'2" tarpon taken in 20-30 test line class. Runner-up: R. A. Ellison of Dallas, 3'1" tarpon in 12-20 test line class.

MILEPOSTS

BORN—To Eddie Stanky, St. Louis Cardinal manager, and Mrs. Stanky, a son, Dan, their fourth child.

DIED—Ralph I. Sasse, 65, Army football coach 1929-1933; after long illness, in Rehoboth Beach, Del. Col. Sasse, 1910 West Point graduate, led four cadet teams to 30-9-4 record, also coached at Mississippi State 1935-1938.

DIED—Walter Holke, 61, National League first baseman 1914-1925; in St. Louis.

DIED—George Waldron Elder, 61, commodore of International Star Class Yacht Racing Association; in Bellport, N.Y. Elder frequently conducted annual world's championships in U.S. and abroad as chairman of International Race Committee.

DIED—Mrs. William L. Hirst, noted horsewoman and fox hunter; after long illness, in Point Pleasant, N.J. Former Marian Holloway, she was first woman to ride over jumps in National Horse Show.

OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD

BASKETBALL
Ada Oilers, Houston, Tex., over Philippine All-Stars, 80-51, intl. tournament, Houston.

BICYCLING
Al Stiller, Chicago, 114-m. race, in 5:14.20. st. Louis.

BOXING

Bobby Dykes, 10-round decision over Ted Olla, middle-weights, New York.
Rocky Casillo, 8-round decision over Chuck Price, welterweights, Detroit.
Andrew Brown, 10-round split decision over Virgil Akins, welterweights, New Orleans.
Bill Bossio, 8-round split decision over Harry Smith, lightweights, Holyoke, Mass.
Johnny Gonsalves, 10-round decision over Babe Mathis, lightweights, Tucson, Ariz.
Ruben Smith, 10-round decision over Gil Cadilli, featherweights, Los Angeles.

DOGS
Red Oak Caesar, owned by Martin Kellogg, W. Hartford, Conn., Clinton open shooting dog stake, Clinton, N.J.

FOOTBALL

Edmonton 31—British Col. 3
Montreal 46—Hamilton 11
Regina 19—Calgary 8
Toronto 27-Ottawa 11

HARNESS RACING
QUICK CHIEF: $18,975 Twin Futurity Preview, 2-yr.-old pacers, 1 m., by 7 lengths, in 2:03, Yonkers, N.Y. Billy Haughton, driver.

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HOW 200 U.S. COLLEGE TEAMS FARED LAST WEEK

EAST

Alfred 12—Albright 0
Amherst 33—Coast Guard 13
Bates 7—Middlebury 7
Boston Coll. 21—Fordham 7
Boston U. 41—Syracuse 19
Brown 21—Princeton 20
Bucknell 27—Temple 0
Carnegie T. 15—Geneva 7
Colgate 13—Dartmouth 7
Columbia 7—Harvard 6
Delaware 19—N. Hamp. 13
F. & M. 12—Drexel Tech 7
G. Washington 32—Penn 27
Ind. T. 32—Slipp. Rock 7
J. Hopk. 14—Hamp.-Syd. 13
Juniata 20—Lycoming 0
Kings Pt. 26—Wagner 6
Lafayette 26—Buffalo 0
Lehigh 20—Gettysburg 6
Maine 41—Connecticut 13
Marquette 19—H. Cross 14
Morg. State 20—Howard 7
Muhlenberg 32—Leb. Vall. O
N'eastern 39—Hofstra 13
Norwich 35—Brooklyn 13
Pittsburgh 21—Navy 19
Rhode Island 52—Mass. 6
Springfield 6—Amer. Intl. 0
Swarth. 21—Hamilton 13
Trinity 34—St. Lawrence 6
Tufts 28—Colby 14
Union 27—R.P.I. 6
Ursinus 12—Haverford 0
Vermont 19—Rochester 12
W. Va. 19—Penn State 14
Wm. & Mary 14—Rutgers 7
Williams 27—Bowdoin 24
Worcester T. 9—Wesleyan 0
Wooster 33—Dickinson 12
Yale 47—Cornell 21

SOUTH & SOUTHWEST

Alabama 27—Tennessee 0
Arkansas 20—Texas 7
Army 28—Duke 14
Baylor 34—Washington 7
Chattanooga 20—N. Tex. 19
Florida 21—Kentucky 7
Fla. St. 13—N.C. St. 7
Furman 31—Citadel 20
Georgia 16—Vanderbilt 14
Georgia Tech 14—Auburn 7
Guilford 14—Lenoir-Rhyne 7
L.S.U. 20—Texas Tech 13
Maryland 33—N. Carolina 0
Maryland St. 46—Fayette 0
Miami 27—Miss. State 13
Mississippi 34—Tulane 7
S. Car. St. 36—Clarke 0
S. E. La. 13—Miss. South. 7
S. M. U. 20—Rice 6
T.C.U. 21—Texas A & M 20
Virginia 21—V.M.I. 0
Va. Tech 19—Richmond 12

WEST

Akron 19—Mt. Union 0
Bowl. Gr. 13—Bald.-Wall. 0
Bradley 7—Wabash 7
Carroll 14—Beloit 9
Cinn. 27—Hard.-Simm. 13
Colorado 20—Iowa State 0
Detroit 20—Villanova 0
Dubuque 13—Simpson 13
Hobart 32—Kenyon 0
Houston 14—Okla. A & M 7
Ill. Wes. 9—Wheaton 7
Indiana St. 14—Ball St. 13
Kansas St. 20—Tulsa 13
Miami (O.) 46—Marshall 0
Michigan 7—N' western 0
Minn. 19—Illinois 6
Missouri 20—Indiana 14
Nebraska 27—Oregon St. 7
Notre Dame 20—Mich. St. 9
Ohio State 20—Iowa 14
Ohio U. 14—Kent State 7
Ohio Wes. 14—Denison 7
Oklahoma 65—Kansas 0
S. Dak. 33—Drake 26
Toledo 19—W. Mich. 7
Valparaiso 50—De Pauw 26
Wash. (St. L.) 33—W. Res. 6
Wisconsin 20—Purdue 6

FAR WEST

Arizona 35—Idaho 13
Calif. 17—Wash. St. 7
Coll. Pac. 15—Col. A & M 7
Denver 28—Utah 20
Montana 20—Utah St. 13
Mont. St. 26—Col. St. 7
Santa Barb. 9—L.A. St. 6
S. Calif. 24—Oregon 14
U.C.L.A. 72—Stanford 0
Wyoming 9—N. Mexico 7

FOOTBALL'S TOP TEN

(Verdict of the Associated Press writers' poll)

Team standings, with points figured on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis (first-place votes in parentheses):

Points

1—Oklahoma (115)

1,891

2—Wisconsin (42)

1,732

3—U.C.L.A. (23)

1,590

4—Ohio state (8)

1,387

5—Mississippi (9)

903

6—Notre Dame

787

7—Arkansas (4)

706

8—Minnesota

658

9—Army

487

10—West Virginia (9)

350

RUNNERS-UP: 11, Colorado (2) 212; 12, Alabama 156; 13, Purdue 134; 14, Virginia Tech 102; 15, Georgia Tech 84.

HOCKEY

Nat'l. Hockey League

1. Montreal
W-4; L-1; T-1
Pts.: 9

Boston
2-2

Detroit
2-3, 3-1

Chicago
3-0

2. Detroit
W-4; L-1; T-0
Pts.: 8

Montreal
3-2, 1-3

Chicago
5-2

3. New York
W-2; L-2; T-0
Pts.: 4

Boston
3-5

Toronto
4-2

4. Boston
W-1; L-1; T-2
Pts.: 4

Montreal
2-2

New York
5-3

Toronto
1-1

5.Toronto
W-0; L-2; T-2
Pts.: 2

New York
2-4

Boston
1-1

6. Chicago
W-0; L-4; T-1
Pts.: 1

Montreal
0-3

Detroit
2-5

(Professionals)

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

EASTERN DIVISION

1. Philadelphia
W-4; L-0; T-0
Pct.: 1.000

Washington
49-21

2. New York
W-3; L-1; T-0
Pct.: .750

Chicago Cards
31-17

3. Pittsburgh
W-3; L-1 T-0
Pct.: .750

Cleveland
55-27

4. Cleveland
W-1; L-2; T-0
Pct.: .333

Pittsburg
27-55

5. Chicago cards
W-0; L-4 T-0
Pct.: .000

New York
17-31

6. Washington
W-0; L-4; T-0
Pct.: .000

Philadelphia
21-49

WESTERN DIVISION

1. Detroit
W-3; L-0; T-0
Pct.: 1.000

Baltimore
35-0

2. San Francisco
W-3; L-0; T-1
Pct.: 1.000

Chicago Bears
31-24

3. Chicago Bears
W-2; L-2; T-0
Pct.: .500

San Francisco
24-31

4. Los Angeles
W-1; L-2; T-1
Pct.: .333

Green Bay
17-35

5. Baltimore
W-1; L-3 T-0
Pct.: .250

Detroit
0-35

6. Green Bay
W-1; L-3 T-0
Pct.: .250

Los Angles
35-17

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)