Sept. 23, 1957
Sept. 23, 1957

Table of Contents
Sept. 23, 1957

Baseball X-Ray
News Of The Week
  • The week's news was rich with triumphs and achievements in the world of sport, on the playing fields of baseball, golf and tennis, on the race tracks and waterways and on the roaring roads of the motor sportsmen—and, if that were not enough, football was almost ready for its long-awaited rendezvous with the American fall. But no single subject provoked more discussion, speculation and indeed curbstone philosophizing up and down the autumn land than the engrossing question: Can the Milwaukee Braves blow the National League pennant again this year? The citizens of Milwaukee had the jitters (see below) and so did the citizens of St. Louis, but their moods were vastly different

Events & Discoveries
The Game
Eleven Elevens
Sport In Art
Conversation Piece
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Jud Larson, Hickman Mills, Mo., USAC Hoosier Hundred, in 1:05:23.65 (91.75 mph average), Indianapolis.

This is an article from the Sept. 23, 1957 issue Original Layout

(Natl. Outboard championships, McKeesport, Pa.)

Homer Kincaid, Carbon Cliff, Ill., Class C service hydros, with 527 pts.
Don Whitfield, Verona, N.J., Class M hydros, with 700 pts.
Ellis Willoughby, Springfield, Ill., Class C service runabouts, with 700 pts.
Rocky Stone, Willamina, Ore., Class C service runabouts, with 800 pts.
Mel Kirts, Elkhart, Ind., Class A hydros, with 800 pts.
Bill Tenney, Crystal Bay, Minn., Class C hydros, with 700 pts.
D. B. Broaddus, Lake Wales, Fla., Class F hydros, with 625 pts.
Dave Christner, Quincy, Ill., Class B hydros, with 700 pts.


Franz Szuzina, 10-round decision over Randy Sandy, middleweights, Syracuse, N.Y.
Lulu Perez, 10-round decision over Bobby Bell, featherweights, New York.
Ike Chestnut, 10-round decision over Jose Cotero, featherweights, Hollywood, Calif.

Privateers, over Bermuda, 4-1, 1-1 (tie), 3-1, for Connecticut Cup, Greenwich, Conn.


SWOON'S SON: $27,850 Midwest H., 6½ f., by 9 lengths, in 1:16 4/5, Hawthorne. Dave Erb up.
RYTHMINHIM: $3,500 Manley Steeplechase H., 2 m. (brush), by 1 length, Far Hill, Md. Tommy Walsh up.

U.S. Women's Team, tied British-Irish 4-4; defeated Wales, 12-8.

Detroit CCC, over Solocup-California Crescents, 8-5, Paul Butler Natl. Handicap title, Chicago.


Alex Olmedo, Peru, over Gardnar Mulloy, 7-5, 2-6, 6-2, Colorado Open men's singles, Denver.
Althea Gibson, New York, over Mrs. Dorothy Knode, 8-6, 6-4, Colorado Open women's singles, Denver.