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FOR THE RECORD

Feb. 25, 1957
Feb. 25, 1957

Table of Contents
Feb. 25, 1957

Jimmy Jemail's Hot Box
Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
Basketball
Acknowledgments
Glory Road For Gun Dogs
Dogs
  • An affinity for Afghans decided the Westminster classic, and out of 2,594 the surprise winner was really nothing BUT A HOUND DOG

Wrestling
Motor Sports
The Footloose Sportsman
Fisherman's Calendar
Conversation Piece:
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

FOR THE RECORD

BOBSLEDDING

This is an article from the Feb. 25, 1957 issue Original Layout

Marquis De Portago, Spain, and VICTOR POPE, England, Swiss intl. 2-man title, 2:42.45 for 2 runs, St. Moritz.
Hans Zoller sled, Switzerland, Swiss intl 4-man title, with 2:34.91 for 2 runs, St. Moritz.

BOXING

Zora Folley, 10-round decision over Howie Turner, heavyweights. New York.
Spider Webb, 10-round decision over Neal Rivers, middleweights. New York.
Chico Vejar, 10-round decision over Pat Manzi, welterweights, Atlantic City.

COURT TENNIS
Jack Johnson, New York, over Jimmy Dunn, 6-3, 5-6, 6-2, 6-5, U.S. open title, Philadelphia.

CURLING
Chicago Rink, skipped by Mrs. Frank Pollen, over Wauwatosa, 16-7, U.S. women's title, Detroit.

GOLF

Dow Finsterwald, Tequesta, Fla., over Don Whitt, by 4 strokes (65-69), in playoff, Tucson Open.
Mary Lena Faulk, Thomasville, Ga., St. Petersburg Open, with 279 for 72 holes (PGA record).
Al Dark, St. Louis Cards, over Al Lopez, 5 and 4, baseball players title, Miami.
Ann Richardson, Columbus, and JACK PENROSE, Miami Beach, over Anne Quast and J. Walcott Brown, on 37th hole, natl. mixed foursome title, Boca Raton.

HORSE RACING
OUR BETTERS: $58,700 Santa Margarita H., 1 1/8 m., by¾ length, in 1:49, Santa Anita. Johnny Long-den up.

ICE SKATING

Knut Johannesen, Norway, men's world speed skating title, with 188.952 pts., Oestersund, Sweden.
Alain Gilette, France, men's European figure skating title, Vienna. Women's champion: Hanna Eigel, Austria.

SKIING

Antti Hyvarinen, Finland, sr. jumping title, with leaps of 244 and 251 ft., Ishpeming (Mich.) Ski Club Tournament.
George Jurronen, Stowe, Vt., U.S. Eastern Amateur cross-country title, in 1:32:45, Salisbury, Conn.