Aug. 04, 1958
Aug. 04, 1958

Table of Contents
Aug. 4, 1958

U.S.-Russia Track
Global Gamble
Wonderful World Of Sport
Horse Racing
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


ARCHERY—SIGRID JOHANSSON, Sweden women's world championship, 11 points over New Jersey's Ann Corby; James Caspers, Racine, Wis., 50-meter world title; Sweden's Stig Thyssel, men's world championship; U.S., women's team title; Finland, men's team title; in Brussels.

This is an article from the Aug. 4, 1958 issue

BOXING—IRISH PAT McMURTRY, 10-round decision over Charlie Norkus, heavyweights, Tacoma, Wash.

Jay Fullmer, 8-round decision over Speedy Henderson, welterweights, West Jordan, Utah.

George Berry, 10-round decision over Jerry Firpo, welterweights, Hollywood.

Billy Walker, 4-round KO over Rufino Ridela, featherweights, Honolulu.

Young Martin, 15-round decision over Robert Pollazon, flyweight title defense, Madrid.

GOLF—LOUISE SUGGS, Atlanta, French Lick (Ind.). Women's Open, with 300 for 72 holes, after trailing until 70th. Fay Crocker, Uruguay, runner-up with .302.

Art Wall Jr., Pocono Manor, Pa., Eastern Open at Baltimore, on first hole of sudden-death playoff with Bob Rosburg and Jack Burke.

Gene Elstun, Kansas City, Mo., Colorado Springs Men's Invitational, with 2-up win over Dr. Jim Foust, Denver.

Jack Rule, Waterloo, Iowa, Western Junior Championship, Iowa City, with 5 and 4 win over C. A. Smith III, Jackson, Mich.

William G. Curran, Detroit, and JOHN G. MILES, New York, Newport (R.I.) Country Club invitation tournament, with net 126 for 36 holes, for T. Suffern Tailer Memorial trophy.

Leroy Tyus, St. Louis, Central States Negro tournament, Springfield, Ill., with 295 for 72 holes. Mamie Blake, St. Louis, women's division with 302.

HORSE RACING—SWOON'S SON: $50,000-added Michigan Sweepstakes, 1[1/16] m., by neck, in 1:43[1/5] Detroit. Dave Erb up.

WATCH YOUR STEP: $58,900 Sapling Stakes, 6f., by 4½ lengths, over Intentionally. Monmouth Pk. Eric Guerin up.

THE SEARCHER: $27,150 Lakes and Flowers Handicap, 6f., by 2½ lengths, over Swirling Abbey. Hollywood Pk. Johnny Longden up.

INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—JIMMY REED, Peek-skill, N.Y., 100-m. Grand National stock car race in 1:31.24, 1957 Ford, Belmar, N.J.

TENNIS—ASHLEY COOPER, Australia, over Neale Fraser, Australia, 2-6, 3-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-3 for men's singles title of 16-national championships of Switzerland. Lorraine Coughlan, Australia, over Yolanda Ramirez, Mexico, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0 for women's title.

Chuck McKinley, St. Louis, over Jim Shaffer, St. Petersburg, Fla., 4-6, 6-4, 6-2, 1-6, 6-2 for juniors title in Western Junior and Boys championships, Champaign, Ill. Charles Rombeau, Studio City, Calif., over Clark Graebner, Lakewood, Ohio, 6-4, 10-8 for boys' title.