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May 26, 1958
May 26, 1958

Table of Contents
May 26, 1958

X-Ray
Acknowledgments
Coming Events
Spectacle
Fitness
Baseball
Boxing
Tennis
  • James Van Alen, president of the National Lawn Tennis Hall of Fame at Newport and chairman of the time-honored Newport Invitation Tournament, here takes the witness stand and presents his radical ideas on streamlining tennis. Mr. Van Alen's career as a player dates back to his college days at Cambridge, England, where he captained the Oxford-Cambridge team which defeated the combined Yale-Harvard squad of 1924. Even today, at 55, he wields an aggressive and enthusiastic racket

Sporting Look
Motor Sports
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

faces in the crowd...

Jeanne Gurnett, 19, pretty Creighton U. sophomore, has been chosen queen of NCAA baseball tournament and will be on hand to welcome nation's top college teams when they vie for title in Omaha, June 13-18.

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Gordie Howe, husky switch-hitting Detroit rightwinger whose hard shots have handcuffed many a goalie in his 12 major league years, was named NHL's MVP, equaled Eddie Shore's record as four-time Hart Trophy winner.

Laverne Carter, shapely wife of No. 1 bowler Don Carter, is kegler in own right, teamed up with Marion Ladewig to roll record 6,380 for 32 games and win national doubles championship at Redondo Beach, Calif.

Jack Coffey, one time major leaguer, grand ole man of Fordham athletics who has spent more than half his 70 years as Ram player, baseball coach, graduate manager, was feted in New York in honor of retirement June 30.

Ray Norton, broad-shouldered and bird-legged San Jose State junior with "hydromatic start," has already run 100 in 9.3, last week joined "I beat Bobby Morrow Club" with 9.7 victory at Coliseum Relays.

Mary Ann Reynolds, pint-size 28-year-old Albany, Ga. housewife, rolled in couple of king-size putts, one a 70-footer, to beat Mrs. Maurice Glick 4 and 3 for Southern women's golf championship at Dallas.

Richard C. Patterson Jr., once Columbia swim star, later U.S. diplomat, now New York's Commissioner of Commerce and Public Events, was given AAU Gold Medal Award for "meritorious service to youth."

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