Jan. 06, 1958
Jan. 06, 1958

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Jan. 6, 1958

From The Flyways
All Hail The Lusty Lions
A Star Is Born
  • By William F. Talbert

    Barry MacKay, who very nearly missed the trip, was the big news as the U.S. failed to win back the Davis Cup. His team captain here-calls him the hope of tennis

Pitt's Ticket
Sporting Look
  • Nor rain nor cold nor reluctant birds could stop these spaniels from brisk completion of their top contest: the National Field Trial Championships

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back



This is an article from the Jan. 6, 1958 issue

Willie Pep, 10-round decision over Jimmy Connors, featherweights, Boston.
Harold Johnson, 5-round KO over Sid Peaks, heavyweights, Toledo.
Clarence Hinnant and YOLANDE POMPEY, 10-round draw, light heavyweights, Chicago.
Duilio Loi, 15-round decision over Felix Chiocca, European lightweight title, Milan.
Tommy Tibbs, 10-round decision over Lulu Perez, lightweights, New York.
Chico Vejar, 10-round decision over Pat Lowry, middleweights, Detroit.
Orville Pitts, 6-round TKO over Joey Rowan, heavyweights, Milwaukee.

Samuel Reshevsky, Spring Valley, N.Y., draw with SVETOZAR GLIGORIC, 8½ points apiece, Dallas Intl. tournament, Dallas.


Pittsburg (Kans.) STATE TEACHERS, over Hillsdale (Mich.) College, 27-26, Holiday Bowl, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Florida A&M over Maryland State, 27-21, natl. Negro collegiate championship, Tallahassee, Fla.

(Roy E. Moore Memorial championships, Sarasota, Fla.)

Abe Grossfeld, U. of Illinois, men's division, with 111.3 points.
Ernestine Russell, Windsor, Ont., women's division, with 37.1 points.

NASHVILLE: $23,350 Palos Verde H., 6 f., by 1¼ lengths, in 1:09⅗ Arcadia, Calif. Willie Shoemaker up.


Richard Hoehn, Dartmouth, over Stephan Vehslage, Princeton, 15-6, 6-15, 15-11, 15-13, Invitation Intercollegiate championships, New York.
Vehslage over George West, Haverford School, 15-9, 18-15, 15-0, natl. junior championships, New York.

(Girls indoor championships, Brookline, Mass.)

Nancy O'Connell, Chicago, over Bonnie Menscher, 6-4, 7-5, 18 and under singles.
Virginia Hesse, Hamtramck, Mich., over Justina Bricka, 10-8, 6-1, 15 and under singles.
Julie Heldman, N.Y., over Virginia Gilbane, 7-5, 6-3, 13 and under singles.