Headed for record, Miss Thriftway roars over Ohio River on way to world mark of 112.312 mph for 15-mile heat in the Governor's Cup. Next day, boat flipped in rough water and sent Driver Bill Muncey to hospital with a bruised shoulder.
This is an article from the Oct. 7, 1957 issue
Headed for victory, Hundred Proof (No. 2), with Robert Parkinson in sulky, dashes down the center of track to win the $50,000 Transamerica Race at Roosevelt Raceway, L.I. Ozark Chief (No. 6) finished second, followed by Widower Creed (No. 4).
Headed for Moore, Canadian Light Heavyweight Yvon Durelle (right) starts a left on way to the stomach of Willi Besmanoff in eighth round of fight at Detroit.
Loaded down with loot on his night, Washington's Roy Sievers, who led league in homers (42) and RBI (114), solemnly listens to Vice-President Nixon's praise.