Bob Hazle,brought up from Wichita in mid-season in time to pick up outfield slack andlend hot bat (.403) to Braves' stretch drive, was honored last week asMilwaukee's Rookie of Year by local baseball writers.
This is an article from the Feb. 10, 1958 issue
Penny Pitou,pretty, pony-tailed 19-year-old blonde from Guilford, N.H., member of U.S.women's team, was voted "Miss World Championships" by newsmen gatheredin Bad Gastein for World Alpine Ski tournament.
Elgin Baylor,gifted Seattle basketmaker, sifted through porous Portland defense for 60 and43 points in two games, edged past Kansas' Chamberlain and Cincinnati'sRobertson into major college scoring lead.
MarilynWhinnerah, comely U. of Colorado senior, flashes regal smile after being namedQueen of Dartmouth Winter Carnival. Host team, led by Bill Smith and DickTaylor, won ski honors for seventh straight year.
Ben Martin,onetime durable Navy end-halfback and more recently head coach at Virginia,where he had undistinguished record (6-13-1), has been appointed to replaceBuck Shaw as Air Force Academy prepares to go big time.
Barbara Wagner,19, gliding gracefully through routines with Partner Bob Paul, won Canadianpairs title for third time at Ottawa, will defend world crown in figure skatingchampionships at Paris, Feb. 12-15.
Ken Venturi,cocky ex-amateur off to rousing start on winter tour, came up to last holeneeding birdie to win, got it when rake deflected ball out of trap and ontogreen, to take Phoenix Open with 274.