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FOR THE RECORD

Aug. 25, 1958
Aug. 25, 1958

Table of Contents
Aug. 25, 1958

Cover
X-ray
  • X-RAY 4

    The Dodgers leaped out of the cellar, and Pittsburgh had an exciting week of play

Yankees
Spectacle
Events & Discoveries
Cards
Boxing
Tip From The Top
Trotting
Sport In Art
  • The special scramble of a close play at the home plate is caught in brilliant oils by Edmond Kohn, California painter and baseball fan

Private Planes
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Acknowledgments
Pat On The Back

FOR THE RECORD

BICYCLE RACING—JACK DISNEY, Pasadena, sr. men's title, for fifth straight year, with 21 pts., Newark, N.J.

This is an article from the Aug. 25, 1958 issue Original Layout

BOATING—CANADA, over U.S., 140-131½, for Intl. Tumlaren Class sailing title, Chicago.

Canada, over U.S., 48-6, for N. American canoe racing championship, Salisbury, Vt.

Buck Bailey, Corpus Christi, Intl. Highlander Regatta, with 97½ pts., Corpus Christi.

Lutine, skippered by B. A. Stewart, 510-m. yacht race from Cowes, England to Santander, Spain.

BOXING—MICKEY CRAWFORD and GASPAR ORTEGA, 10-round draw, welterweights, New York.

GOLF—CARY MIDDLECOFF, Hollywood, Fla., Miller Open, with 264 for 72 holes, Milwaukee.

Willie Goggin, San Jose, Calif., Natl. Open Seniors title with 270 for 72 holes, Spokane.

George Campbell, Belmont, Mass., over Stan Zakas, in playoff, Natl. Amputee title for third time, Springfield, N.J.

HORSE RACING—KHALITA: $47,930 Del Mar Debutante Stakes, 6 f., by 2½ lengths, in 1:10 3/5, Del Mar. Ray York up.

FIRST MINISTER: $34,675 Grand Union Hotel Stakes, 6 f., by 3½ lengths, in 1:13, Saratoga. William Boland up.

INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—FIREBALL ROBERTS, Daytona Beach, NASCAR 250-m. sweepstakes, in 3:44:38, with 66.77 mph average, in 1957 Chevy, Weaverville, N.C.

Johnny Thompson, Boyertown, Pa., USAC big car 100-miler, in 1:01:08 (track record), with 98.1 mph average, in D-A Lubricant, Spring field Ill.

MOTORCYCLE RACING—JOB LEONARD, San Jose, Calif., 50-m. natl. title, Springfield, Ill.

SHOOTING—JAMES CLARK, Shreveport, La., U.S. pistol title, with 2,598 pts., out of possible 2,700, Camp Perry, Ohio. Women's champion: Mrs. Gertrude Backstrom, Hoquiam, Wash., for fourth time.

SKIING—KALEKI HAKKINEN, Finland, combined title, with 2.26 pts., Farellones Gold Cup, Portillo.

SPEARFISHING—ELLEN ROGERS and LILLIAN CAMPBELL, Manhattan Beach, Calif., Natl. Open title, with 11 gamefish weighing 103¾ lbs., West End, Grand Bahamas.

TENNIS—MRS. DOROTHY KNODE, Fores Hills, N.Y., over Mary Ann Mitchell, 6-3, 6-0, Essex County Club invitation singles, Manchester, Mass.

Yale-Harvard, over Oxford-Cambridge 15-6, for Prentice Cup, Wimbledon.

U.S. Seniors, over Canada, 8-0, for Gordon Cup, Lake Placid, N.Y.

S. California, over Western, 6-1, for U.S. girls' intersectional title and Eleonora Sears Challenge Bowl, Philadelphia.

WATER POLO—ILLINOIS AC, over Lynwood, Calif., 5-4, Natl. AAU championship, Chicago.