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FOR THE RECORD

Aug. 26, 1957
Aug. 26, 1957

Table of Contents
Aug. 26, 1957

From The Flyways
The Braves
Events & Discoveries
Wonderful World Of Sport
Fred Hutchinson
Sea Of Beauty
Preview
Part II: The Little League
  • By Kenneth Rudeen

    Concluding a nationwide survey of Little League problems, Sports Illustrated presents the arguments, pro and con, and THE VERDICT

Tip From The Top
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

FOR THE RECORD

ARCHERY
Jay Peake, Charleroi, Pa., men's instinctive title, Natl. Field Archery tournament, Watkins Glen, N.Y. Women's champion: Merle Wimer, Marlinton, W. Va.

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AUTO RACING

Stirling Moss, Britain, 286-m. Grand Prix of Pescari, in Vanwall, in 2:59:22.7, with 96.24 mph average, Pescari, Italy.
Terry Townsend, Anderson, Ind., All-American Soap Box Derby, Akron.

BICYCLING
Jack Disney, Pasadena, natl. men's amateur title, with 21 pts., Kenosha, Wis. Women's champion: Nancy Neiman, Detroit.

BOATING

Bill Cox Sr., Noroton (Conn.) YC, Hipkins Trophy series, with 64 pts., Centre Island, N.Y.
E. W. (Skip) Etchells, Old Greenwich, Conn., in "Shannon," Atlantic Coast Star Class series title, with 99 pts., Winthrop, Mass.

BOXING

Charlie Norkus, 4-round KO over Crow Peele, heavyweights, New Orleans.
Paoli Rosi, 10-round split decision over Baby Vasquez, lightweights, Louisville.

CHESS
William Lombardy, New York, world jr. chess title, with 11-0 score, Toronto.

GOLF

Ken Venturi, San Francisco, St. Paul Open, with 266 for 72 holes.
Fred Wood, Vancouver, over Gene Sarazen, in playoff, Natl. Srs. Open title, Spokane.
Randy Womack, Clovis, N. Mex., Natl. Amputee Golf Assn. title, with 155 for 36 holes, Toledo.

HORSE RACING

HOOP BAND: $57,450 Arch Ward Memorial H., 1 3/16 m., by 4½ lengths, in 1:54 3/5, Washington Pk. Johnny Heckmann up.
SALLY LEE: $40,000 Debutante St., 6 f., by three lengths, in 1:10 2/5, Del Mar. Peter Moreno up.
ALHAMBRA: $21,750 Prairie State St., 6 f., by nose, in 1:10 3/5, Washington Pk. Eddie Arcaro up.

TENNIS
Althea Gibson, New York, over Louise Brough, 9-7, 6-4, Essex invitation, Manchester, Mass.

SWIMMING
George Breen, Buffalo, Natl. AAU men's 4-mile title, in record 1:32:05, Huntington, Ind.