This is an article from the Oct. 17, 1955 issue
•Germany's daringWilhelm Noll skidded his streamlined 500-cc. BMW at breakneck 177.09 mph overflying mile in' speed trials near Munich, snapped world record for motorcycleswith side car.
•AnatoliVedyakov, Soviet heel-and-toe expert, ambled 30,000-meter walk in 2:20:40.2 atMoscow, became latest Russian to claim world mark.
•EgyptianPrincess, after finishing fourth in opening heat, came back neatly for DriverEarl Avery, tore off 2:02 mile in second heat to break 24-year-old world racestandard for 2-year-old trotters, went on to win $16,953 Hanover Filly Stake atLexington, Ky.
Michigan treated97,239 fans to dazzling display of power, parlayed spectacular running ofHalfback Terry Barr and hard-hitting defense into 26-2 whomping of fumblingArmy at Ann Arbor, Mich., moved into No. 1 spot in AP poll (see page 22).
Ohio State'sshifty-legged All-America Halfback Howard (Hopalong) Cassady ran wild againstIllinois, scored twice, piled up 95 yards as Buckeyes won 27-12 at Columbus,Ohio.
Wisconsin had itshands full with stubborn Purdue line but used touchdown by piston-leggedCharlie Thomas, 18-yard field goal by Paul Schwaiko to edge Boilermakers 9-0 atLafayette, Ind.
Oklahoma'sdeft-handed Jimmy Harris turned loose Jimmy McDonald and Bob Burris for threetouchdowns and rangy Center Jerry Tubbs intercepted three passes to help speedySooners roll over Texas 20-0 at Dallas, stretched nation's longest winningstreak to 22.
Notre Dame's ablePaul Hornung gambled on two fourth-down passes, completed both for touchdownsto give Irish 14-0 win over disappointed Miami before 75,685, largest crowdever in Orange Bowl.
Georgia Tech hadrough going until reserve Quarterback Toppy Vann threw 46-yard scoring pass toGeorge Volkert to provide Engineers with 7-0 margin over embattled LSU at BatonRouge, La.
Maryland, withspeedy Ed Vereb going over twice on short plunges, had easy time with WakeForest, rolled to 28-7 victory at College Park, Md.
Navy piercedbeefy Pitt line for two touchdowns by crashing Fullback Dick Guest, picked upthird on pinpoint passing of Quarterback George Welsh, out-scored Panthers 21-0at Baltimore.
UCLA played itclose to vest in first half, then overpowered Oregon State 38-0 at Los Angeleson brilliant running of Sam Brown and Bob Davenport, last-quarter passes ofRonnie Knox.
Washington'sSteve Roake teamed up with Ends Jim Houston and Corkey Lewis on 80-yardforward-lateral in last quarter for game's only score, upset SouthernCalifornia 7-0 at Seattle to put Huskies in first place in Pacific CoastConference standings.
Baltimore Colts,riding high in National Football League, upset Green Bay Packers 24-20 atMilwaukee on long-range passing of George Shaw, last-quarter field goal by BertRechichar, won third straight to keep pace with Los Angeles Rams at top ofWestern Conference standings.
Los Angeles allbut eliminated slipping Detroit Lions from race, handed 1954 division championstheir third consecutive loss in 17-10 game played before 54,836 at Detroit.Norm Van Brocklin passed for one Ram touchdown, set up other.
Cleveland Brownsmoved into contention in Eastern Conference, outscored Philadelphia Eagles21-17 on veteran Otto Graham's passing, Dante Lavelli's skilled receiving atCleveland.
Chicago Cardinalstook advantage of Washington miscues, expert direction by second-yearQuarterback Lamar McHan, handed Redskins their first defeat by 24-10 score atWashington.
PittsburghSteelers came from behind on Jimmy Finks's 23-yard touchdown pass to RayMathews in last quarter, throttled New York Giants 30-23 at Pittsburgh afterCoach Walt Kiesling was fined $500 (heaviest in league history) by CommissionerBert Bell for Kiesling's behavior toward officials week earlier.
San Francisco49ers finally got into win column, rode to close 20-19 victory over ChicagoBears on Y. A. Tittle's two touchdown tosses, hard-driving Hugh McElhenny'sshort plunge at Chicago.
Nail, big graycolt who had never won stakes race, took on East's top 2-year-olds, splasheddown sloppy Widener chute to win second richest ($125,125) Futurity at BelmontPark, N.Y., earned $100,425 for Owner Mrs. Anson Bigelow of Palm Beach, Fla.,daughter of late Joe Widener, longtime Belmont president.
Ben A. Jones, 9-1short-ender ridden smartly by Bobby Permane, gave 2-year-old picture anotherjolt, whipped past Mark's Rickey in stretch, drove to 1¼ length victory in$28,400 Juvenile Handicap at Hawthorne, Chicago. Favored Swoon's Son, winner ofsix straight, finished weak third, was placed last for interference.
Ribot, 3-year-oldItalian colt owned by Marchese Incisa della Rocchetta, stepped jauntily intolead in stretch, flashed burst of speed to take Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe,Europe's richest horse race ($87,328 to winner), before 150,000 atLongchamp.
Greater New YorkAssociation, Inc., nonprofit organization created by group of Jockey Clubmembers headed by John W. Hanes, took over operation of Belmont Park, planned"rehabilitation" of all four New York tracks (others: Aqueduct, Jamaicaand Saratoga).
Scott Frost, Sol Camp's wide-striding 3-year-old bay son of Hoot Mon, came backfrom first-heat collision with Gallophone, got enough encouragement from driverJoe O'Brien to pull borrowed bike to victory in next two heats of $62,000Kentucky Futurity at Lexington, Ky. to become harness racing's firsttriple-crown winner.
Crag, Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Walsh's 7-year-old bay gelding with John Cotteraboard, scooted past Uncle Joe in stretch, romped home by two lengths to win$5,000 Rolling Rock International Gold Cup Handicap at Ligonier, Pa.
Tommy (Hurricane)Jackson, windmilling Far Rockaway, N.Y. heavyweight who fights only because"it's better than working for a living," was fooled by right hand leadsfor four rounds, finally began to flail away at pudgy Rex Layne in fifth, wonby TKO in sixth at Detroit. Manager Lippy Briedbart brazenly insisted Hurricanewas "ready for Marciano." Beaten Layne snorted: "He's nothing but aclown."
Willie Pastrano,rapidly outgrowing light heavyweight division, floored rugged Paddy Young twicein first round while experimenting with new slugging style, later reverted tousual fancy dancing to earn 10-round decision at New Orleans.
Paddy De Marco,former lightweight champion from Brooklyn, butted, crowded and clinched withsixth-ranked Kenny Lane of Muskegon, Mich., found time to score often enough tosnap latter's 10-fight winning streak in roughhouse maulfest in New York.
Brooklyn Dodgerplayers, their long-suffering fans still celebrating madly, heard good newsthat winners' World Series share was worth $9,768, scattered to respectivehomes to spend winter telling how they beat New York Yankees in seven games.Yankees, each $5,598 richer (losers' share), took off for 25-game tour ofHawaii, Japan and Philippines, ruefully warned: "Wait until nextyear!"
Frank Lane,rip-snorting front-office wizard who resigned from Chicago White Sox, signedthree-year contract as general manager of St. Louis, freely predictedseventh-place Cards would be pennant contender next year. Lane's rumored choicefor manager, Freddie Hutchinson, former Detroit pilot (1952-54), currently withSeattle. Other post-series news:
Bucky Harris,grizzled onetime "boy wonder," signed $40,000-per-year contract toagain manage Detroit Tigers, set optimistic goal of 90 victories for 1956.
Billy Rigneyinked two-year pact, settled into TV Executive Leo Durocher's shoes as New YorkGiants' manager, forecast "new era" for third-place team. His successorat Minneapolis: fiery Eddie Stanky, fired by St. Louis Cardinals May 28.
John Meyer of Great Neck, N.Y. skillfully maneuvered his Meyer-Cadillac Specialaround difficult turns, averaged 69.33 mph to take feature event in SCCA racesat Thompson Raceway, Conn. Briggs Cunningham, veteran Greens Farms, Conn.sportsman, pushed his 1492-cc. Osca at 68.43 mph for Class F modified record.Other record breakers: Candy Poole of South Glastonbury, Conn, drove 750 cc.Crosley-powered PBX at 65.97 mph in Class H modified; Paul Flickinger ofUncasville, Conn, in Porsche Speedster, 65.37 mph for Class F production cars;Harry Carter of Bethany, Conn, in Jaguar XK140MC, 67.10 mph in Class Cproduction; Dominic Ravesi of Brighton, Mass. averaged 63.57 mph inAustin-Healey class.
Montreal Canadiens got off to fast start in National Hockey League race,blanked Toronto 2-0, whipped Boston 2-0, 5-2 behind tenacious goaltending ofJacques Dante in first three games. New York Rangers surprised by overpoweringChicago 7-4, edging Detroit 3-2, while Chicago Black Hawks, tabbed as mostimproved team in league, beat Detroit 3-2, Toronto 3-1. Red Wings, seekingeighth straight title, lost first home opener in 17 years to Chicago, bowed toToronto 4-2, New York 3-2, rested uncomfortably in last place.
Frank Stranahan, muscled sparkplug heir from Toledo, Ohio, put togetherpowerful drives off tee and accurate approach shots for 71 on final round,edged Art Wall of Pocono Manor, Pa. by single stroke, 280 to 281, to winEastern Open at Baltimore.
DIED—StanBaumgartner, 60, onetime major league pitcher with Philadelphia Phillies andA's, University of Chicago basketball, baseball and football star, PhiladelphiaInquirer sportswriter for past 28 years; after long illness, atPhiladelphia.
DIED—Vic Fleming,66, skilled harness racing driver and trainer, retired in 1947 after badcrackup at Delaware, Ohio; at Pinehurst, N.C. In 1938, Fleming drove BillyDirect to world pacing record of 1:55 for mile, equalled this year by AdiosHarry.
DIED—A. KingsleyMacomber, 80, prominent California-born turfman, owner of Quesnay stables inNormandy; at Paris. Macomber, who transferred residence to France after WorldWar I, purchased William K. Vanderbilt racing stables for reported $1,200,000in 1920, was hailed in Paris as "undisputed head of American society inEurope."
OTHER RESULTS FORTHE RECORD
Speedy Thompson,Monroe, N.C., NASCAR 300-m. championship race, Lehi, Ark.
Ted Boynton, Highland Pk., Ill., 50-m. sports car race, 72.9 mph avg. speed, inMaserati, Milwaukee.
Sammy Walker,8-round TKO over Harvey Small-wood, middleweights, Holyoke, Mass.
Jimmy Martinez, 10-round decision over Pedro Gonzalez, middleweights, Toledo,Ohio.
Rory Calhoun, 1-round KO over Sonny Gill, middleweights, Los Angeles.
Joe Miceli, 10-round decision over Ramon Fuentes, middleweights, SanFrancisco.
Eddie Chavez, 10-round decision over Glen Flanagan, lightweights, Richmond,Calif.
Solly Cantor, 10-round decision over Frank Johnson, lightweights, London.
Star Gony, 10-round decision over Leonard Gaines, lightweights, Honolulu.
Young Martin, 12-round KO over Dai Dower, for European flyweight title,Nottingham, England.
Ch. Barrowdale Flier (English springer spaniel), best-in-show, all-breed show,Devon, Pa.
Edmonton 38—Brit.Col. 2
Montreal 35—Ottawa 7
Hamilton 15—Toronto 11
Winnipeg 13—Calgary 12
Peter Thomson,Australia, New Zealand Open, with 280 for 72 holes, Middlemore, Auckland.
Betty Jameson, San Antonio, Richmond Open, wtih 220 for 54 holes, Richmond,Calif.
Polly Riley, Ft. Worth, Texas, over Pat Garner Stapler. 9 and 8, Texas Women'sOpen, Ft. Worth.
DOTTIE'S PICK:$15,305 Hanover Stake (pacers), in 2 of 3 heats, Lexington, Ky.
LULLWATER VICTORY: $11,500 Lexington (trotters), in straight heats, Lexington,Ky.
NOBLE ADIOS: $10,115 Tennessee Pace, in straight heats, Lexington, Ky.
SOCIAL OUTCAST:$33,050 Manhattan Handicap, 1½ m., by 1½ lengths, in 2:30, Belmont Pk., N.Y.Eric Guerin up.
THINKING CAP: $27,300 Lawrence Realization, 1‚Öù m., by 4 lengths, in 2:44 2/5,Belmont Pk., N.Y. Paul Bailey up.
OIL PAINTING: $25,250 Maskette Handicap, 1 m., by neck, in 1:36 3/5, BelmontPk., N.Y. Hedley Wood-house up.
SOLID MISS: $25,000 Monitor Handicap, 1 1/16 m., by hand, in 1:43 2/5, BayMeadows, San Mateo, Calif. A. Maese up.
RARE TREAT: $25,000 Jersey Belle Stakes, 1 1/16 m., by ½ length, in 1:51 2/5,Garden State Pk., Camden, N.J. Ray Mikkonen up.
STAR ROVER: $18,750 Longport Handicap, 7 f., by½ length, in 1:24 2/5, AtlanticCity, N.J. Nick Shuk up.
Royal Canadian Yacht Club, over American Yacht Club, 3-1, 210 Class teamseries, Rye, N.Y.
American League All-Stars, over Ontario Soccer Assn., 2-1, New York.
NEJI: $17,300 Brook Steeplechase, about 2½ m., by 2 lengths, in 4:46 2/5,Belmont Pk., N.Y. Frank (Dooley) Adams up.
Gene Garrett, NewYork, over Vini Rurac, 6-2, 6-2, Eastern States fall pro tournament, NewYork.
Fausto Gardini, Italy, over Giuseppe Merlo, Nicola Pietrangeli and OrlandoSirola, in round-robin, for Italian natl. championship, Rome.
Vladimir Skonecki over Billy Knight, 5-7, 7-5, 6-4 9-7, Great Britain indoortitle, London.
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HOW 200 U.S. FOOTBALL TEAMS FARED LAST WEEK
Alfred 38—St. Lawrence 0
Amherst 20—Bowdoin 0
Boston C. 28—Villanova 14
Brandeis 20—Bates 7
Brown 7—Dartmouth 0
Buffalo 0—Hobart 0
Carn. T. 26—J. Hopkins 6
Conn. 18—Mass. 13
Cornell 20—Harvard 7
Delaware 14—Lafayette 6
Drexel Tech 20—Ursinus 13
F&M 34—Dickinson 20
Florida 28—Geo. Wash. 0
Geneva 46—W&J 6
Gettysburg 46—Albright 6
Hamilton 48—Wagner 7
Hiram 19—Grove City 6
Hofstra 13—Bridgeport 0
Holy Cross 15—Colgate 14
Juniata 7—Haverford 0
Lehigh 27-Bucknell 20
Maine 6—N. Hampshire 6
Maryland 28—W. Forest 7
Moravian 6—Upsala 6
Navy 21—Pitt 0
PMC 33—Lebanon Valley 0
Princeton 7—Penn 0
RPI 6—Kings Point 0
Rand.-Mac. 14—W. Md. 13
Rhode Is. 16—Vermont 0
Rutgers 21—Muhlenberg 0
Slippery R. 6—Ashland 0
Springfield 14-Colby 0
Swarthmore 33—Susque. 12
Syracuse 27—Boston U. 12
Trinity 26—Tufts 20
Union 20—Rochester 0
Wesleyan 14-Coast Guard 7
W. Virginia 47—VMI 12
Williams 26—Middlebury 0
Yale 46-Columbia 14
SOUTH & SOUTHWEST
Ark. A&M 26—Wiley 12
Auburn 14—Kentucky 14
Baylor 25—Arkansas 20
Centre 24—W&L 7
Citadel 14—Richmond 12
Del. St. 12—Hampton 0
Duke 47—W&M 7
Georgia 28—N.Carolina 7
Georgia Tech 7-LSU 0
Hamp.-Syd. 7—Guilford 6
Miss. 13-Vanderbilt 0
Miss. St. 14—Tulane 0
Notre Dame 14—Miami 0
Oklahoma 20—Texas 0
Penn State 25—Virginia 7
Presbyt. 16—Davidson 7
Rice 21—Clemson 7
S. Carolina 19—Furman 0
Southern U. 51—Xavier 0
SMU 13—Missouri 6
Stetson 7—Troy (Ala.) 0
Tenn. 13—Chattanooga 0
TCU 21—Alabama 0
Va. Tech 24—Fla. St. 20
Akron 58—Otterbein 0
Beloit 19—Wabash 13
Bowl. Gr. 30—J. Carroll 0
Butler 20—Ball State 13
Carroll 20-Ill. Wes. 17
Drake 39—Wash. (St. L.) 19
Houston 7 Detroit 0
Iowa 20—Indiana 6
Kansas St. 42—Marquette 0
Kent. St. 33—Bald.-Wall. 2
Marshall 28 W. Michigan 0
Miami (0.) 47—Toledo 0
Michigan 26—Army 2
Mich. St. 38—Stanford 14
Minn'. 18—N'western 7
Ohio State 27—Illinois 12
Omaha 20—Bradley 13
Texas A&M 27—Nebraska 0
Iowa St. 7—Kansas 7
Wayne 27—Case 14
W. Reserve 6—Mt. Union 6
Wheaton 26—Augustana 0
Wichita 14—Okla. A&M 7
Wisconsin 9—Purdue 0
Xavier(0.) 37—Cincinnati 0
California 20—Wash. St. 20
Col.-Pac. 20—Idaho 0
Colorado 13—Oregon 6
Colo. A&M 14—Wyoming 13
Denver 61—Montana 13
Idaho St. 19—Colo. St. 0
UCLA 38—Oregon St. 0
Utah 41—Brig. Young 9
Utah St. 18—N. Mexico 0
Washington 7—S. Cal. 0
FOOTBALL'S TOP TEN
1. Michigan (80)
2. Maryland (45)
3. Oklahoma (21)
4. Notre Dame (7)
5. Georgia Tech (3)
G. Wisconsin (11)
7. Texas Christian (4)
9. UCLA (1)
10. West Virginia (11)
RUNNERS-UP: 11, Duke (4) 316; 12, Washington (4) 307;13, Michigan State 92; 14, Ohio State 41; 15, Rice 38.
NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE
1. Chicago Cards
6. New York
1. Los Angeles
3. Green Bay
4. San Francisco
5. Chicago Bears
Natl. Hockey League
2. New York