Angel Macias, pint-sized, ambidextrous ni√±o from Monterrey, Mexico, turned right-hander to pitch perfect 4-0 no-hitter against bigger La Mesa, Calif. in final game, giving his Cinderella team Little League World Series title at Williams-port, Pa.
This is an article from the Sept. 2, 1957 issue
Jack Nicklaus, husky 17-year-old homebred, made up two-stroke deficit soon after start of final round but had to hang on grimly in face of determined challenge by John Konsek to win (294-296) international jaycee junior golf title at Columbus.
Bob Robbins, 21, speed-loving daredevil from West Suffield, Conn., bounced his Class D utility outboard around calm Lake Quinsigamond at average speed of 51.65 mph to win 100-mile Mennen Grand National at Worcester, Mass.
Harry H. Briggs, 36, history instructor at U. of Alaska whose varied career has included scaling Matterhorn, coaching hockey, baseball, soccer, plunged into Lake Erie, consumed candy, strained foods (see page 18), became first to conquer the 30-mile distance.