May 23, 1955
May 23, 1955

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May 23, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Cup Final
  • It's Cup Final day (soccer) at London's great stadium, with the Queen and the Duke among the 100,000 singing hymns and cheering as a 'lucky' Newcastle United team upsets favored Manchester City 3-1

The Wonderful World Of Sport
Bear Hunt
Sporting Look
  • New golf fashions for women are both practical and feminine; dresses and culottes seesaw between above-and-below knee, meet all regulations

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Seven years ago this week Mel Patton became the undisputed World's Fastest Human when he won a special 100-yard race in the West Coast Relays at Fresno, Calif. in 9.3 seconds, one tenth of a second under the previous world record which Mel had shared with Frank Aykoff, D. J. Joubert, Jesse Owens and Clyde Jeffrey. Patton's record stood by itself until it was tied by Hector Hogan of Australia in 1954, and by Northwestern's Jim Golliday last week.

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