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FOR THE RECORD

Aug. 19, 1957
Aug. 19, 1957

Table of Contents
Aug. 19, 1957

Acknowledgments
Champ Meets Veep
Spectacle
  • Mastering the speed and subtle whims of the biggest of the inland scows is a job for a sailor who can keep a clear head and a steady helm at 35 mph

Events & Discoveries
Hambletonian
Trouble In Detroit
Tip From The Top
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

FOR THE RECORD

ARCHERY
Joe Fries, Los Angeles, Natl. Archery Assn. men's title, with 3,333 pts., Sacramento, Calif. Women's champion: Carol Meinhart, Pittsburgh.

This is an article from the Aug. 19, 1957 issue

AUTO RACING
Jean Behra, France, Swedish 6-hour Grand Prix, in Maserati, Kristianstad, Sweden.

BASEBALL

South Hills, Pittsburgh, over Butler, Pa., 4-3, natl. prep league world series, Munhall, Pa.
Greenville, S.C., over Riverside, Calif., 5-3, natl. boys' world series title, Springfield, Ill.

BOATING

Harrier, skippered by C. Raymond Hunt. Boston, 23.8-m. Astor Cup race, with 3:43:31 corrected time, N.Y. Yacht Club cruise.
Fred Schenk, Newport Beach. Calif., Natl. Snipe Assn. title, with 6,891 pts., Peoria, Ill.

BOXING

Zora Folley, 6-round TKO over Edgardo Romero, heavyweights, Dallas.
Spider Webb, 10-round split decision over Charley Joseph, middleweights, Chicago.

BRIDGE
John R. Crawford and Sidney Silodor, Philadelphia, ALVIN ROTH, Washington, D.C., GEORGE RAPEE, TOBIAS STONE and B. JAY BECKER, New York. Natl. Masters Team of Four title, Pittsburgh.

GOLF
Betty Stanhope, Edmonton, over Mary Gay, 5 and 4, Canadian women's open amateur title, Montreal.

HORSE RACING

PLION: $59,300 Sapling Stakes, 6 f., by nose, in 1:11 2/5, Monmouth. Nick Shuk up.
KINGMAKER: $45,900 Whitney Stakes, 1 1/8 m., by neck, in 1:52 4/5, Saratoga. Bobby Ussery up.

SHOOTING

(Natl. Skeet Tournament, Reno)

Alex Kerr, Beverly Hills, all-around title, with 539 x 550.
John Dalton Jr., Chevy Chase, Md., all-gauge title, in shootoff.
Mrs. Thelma Anguish, Pacoima, Calif., women's all-gauge, with 245; women's all-around, with 497.

TENNIS

Belgium, over Italy, 3-2, Davis Cup European Zone final, Brussels.
Allen Fox, Beverly Hills, over Larry Nagler, 6-3, 6-1, 6-4, U.S. Jr. Chamber of Commerce jr. singles title, Santa Monica, Calif.