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FOR THE RECORD

May 27, 1957
May 27, 1957

Table of Contents
May 27, 1957

Acknowledgments
Indianapolis
Events & Discoveries
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Ruler Restored
Hoak—Then And Now
Baseball X-Ray
One Town's Secret
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

FOR THE RECORD

AUTO RACING
Buck Baker, Charlotte, N.C., in 1957 Chevrolet, declared winner of NASCAR "Virginia 500," when accident halted race on 441st lap, Martinsville, Va.

This is an article from the May 27, 1957 issue

BOATING

Washington, over California, by 7 lengths, in 14:29.5 for 2¾ m., Seattle.
Princeton lightweights, Eastern title and Wright Trophy, in 6:51.3 for 1[5/16] m., Annapolis.

BOXING

Willie Pastrano, 10-round decision over Neal Welch, heavyweights, Miami Beach.
Jimmy Archer, 10-round split decision over Tony DiBiase, welterweights, New York.

HANDBALL
Vic Hershkowitz, Brooklyn, over Oscar Obert, 21-20, 21-19, Natl. AAU 1-wall title, Brooklyn.

HORSE RACING

PORTERHOUSE: $55,900 Los Angeles H., 7 f., by 4 lengths, in 1:20⅘ Hollywood Pk., Johnny Longden up.
EVENING TIME: $30,450 Betsy Ross St., 6 f., by 1¼ lengths, in 1:11[1/5] Garden State. Gayle Smith up.
GRAND CHAL: Gloucester Fox Hunters Plate Steeplechase, 3 m., by 3 lengths, in 6:09.45, Media, Pa. Joe Aitcheson Jr. up.

LACROSSE
Baltimore U., over Hofstra, 13-6, to clinch Eastern Intercollegiate League title, Hempstead, L.I.

MARATHON
Johnny Kelley, Groton, Conn., Natl. AAU title, in 2:24.55 for 26 m. 385 yds., Yonkers, N.Y.

SOCCER
St. Louis Kutis, over Chicago Schwaben, 2-1, in first of 2-game total-goal series for Western Division amateur title, St. Louis.

TENNIS

(Davis Cup, second round)

Belgium 4—Hungary 1
Denmark 4—S. Africa 1
France 3—Czech. 0
G. Britain 5—N. Zealand 0
Italy 3—Holland 0
Mexico 3—W. Germany 0
Philippines 3—Japan 2
Poland 3—Chile 2

Ken Rosewall, over Pancho Gonzales, 3 matches to 1; Gonzales leads World Pro Tour, 45-26.