Glen (Fireball) Roberts, Daytona Beach leadfoot who has found it hard to win, highballed around Trenton Speedway at 84.522 mph in 1957 Chevy, won $7,500 in Northern 500, NASCAR's answer to Indy.
Norm Van Brocklin, brilliant Los Angeles passing star who recently said he would no longer play for Rams because of differences with Coach Sid Gilman, was traded away, will do his flinging for Philadelphia.
Doug Sanders, 24, onetime U. of Florida golfer and only amateur to win Canadian Open, made first big strike as pro, breezing home with last-round 68 while leaders faltered, won Western Open, with 275 at Detroit.
Tsuyoshi Yamanaka, beetle-browed young Japanese with ineffably calm manner, stoked up on daily quota of rice, speed-crawled 400-meter freestyle in 4:23.9, 200 meters in 2:03.6 to better listed worldrecords at Tokyo.
June 8, 1958
Tony Stremic, block-built Navy wrestler and All-East football guard who starred in last Cotton Bowl game, was selected as winner of U.S. Naval Academy AA sword as best athlete among graduating midshipmen.
Bill Tindall, beardless 14-year-old son of golf pro, proved at least one boy can do man's errand, shooting 213 for 54 holes, then winning pressure playoff for Seattle amateur title from 36-year-old Clarence Smith.
Tom Hennessey, 33, of St. Louis' famed Budweisers, who last month won national doubles title with Don Carter, was on his own in ABC Masters at Syracuse, N.Y., outrolled Lou Frantz in final to clinch championship.