BASEBALL—MILWAUKEE BRAVES, 6-5, over Cincinnati, to clinch National League pennant. Chicago White Sox won 3 of 5 games to hold second place in American League.
This is an article from the Sept. 29, 1958 issue
BOATING—COLUMBIA, over Sceptre by ¾ mile, first of seven possible races, America's Cup, Newport, R.I.
BOXING—GEORGE CHUVALO, 1-round KO over James J. Parker, for vacant Canadian heavyweight title, Toronto.
Tommy (Hurricane) Jackson, 10-round decision over Johnny Vick, heavyweights, Sherbrooke, Que.
Del Flanagan, 10-round decision over Champion Virgil Akins, nontitle fight, welterweights, St. Paul.
Don Jordan, 10-round split decision over Gaspar Ortega, welterweights, Portland, Ore.
Carlos Ortiz, 10-round decision over Johnny Busso, welterweights, New York.
Hogan (Kid) Bassey, world featherweight champion, 9-round TKO over Willie Pep, non-title fight, Boston.
COURT TENNIS—OXFORD-CAMBRIDGE combined team, 8-3 over U.S. Junior team, to retain James Van Alen Cup, New York.
DOG SHOWS—DARK MISS O'PAGE'S HILL (Shetland sheep dog), owned by Nate Levine, N. Wales, Pa., best-in-show, Sewickley, Pa.
Ch. Westhay Fiona of Harham (Airedale terrier), owned by Harold Florsheim, Chicago, best-in-show. Ox Ridge KC, Darien, Conn.
GOLF—HARRY WEETMAN, British Masters tournament, Little Aston, England, with 276 for 72 holes. Runner-up: Bobby Locke, with 280.
John McMullin, $17,000 Hesperia (Calif.) Open with 271 for 72 holes. Runner-up: Gene Littler, with 272.
HARNESS RACING—BELLE ACTON, $10,000 Merkel free-for-all pace, Int., by nose, in 2:01⅕ Yonkers. Billy Haughton, driver.
HORSE RACING—EDDIE SCHMIDT: $29,200 Nassau County H., 1‚⅛ m., by head, in 1:48⅕ Belmont Pk. Willie Shoemaker up.
HILLSDALE: $28,900 Boardwalk H., 1‚⅛ m., by half length, in 1:48, Atlantic City. Thomas Barrow up.
ARPEY: $20,870 New England Futurity for 2-year-olds, 6 f., by 6 lengths, in 1:12⅘ Rockingham. Henry Wajda up.
IDUN: $29,750 Gazelle, 1[1/16] m., by 4½ lengths, in 1:43⅕ Belmont Pk. Bill Hartack up.
FLIGHT HISTORY: $28,850 Illinois Owners H., 1[1/16] m., by 3½ lengths, in 1:47⅘ Hawthorne Park. Lois C. Cook up.
HORSE SHOW—PAT'S SISTER, ridden by Warren Wofford, Milford Kans., Brussels Jumping International "Prix des Habits Rouges."
INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—ED CRAWFORD, Northfield, Ill., Grand Prix, of America, 101.2 m., in 1:48.39[1/5] for record average of 88.4, in Lister Jaguar, Watkins Glen, N.Y.
Peg Wyllie, Allison Park, Pa., ladies race, 25.3 m. with average of 74.3, in Lotus Climax, Watkins Glen, N. Y.
SOFTBALL—RAYBESTOS, Stratford, Conn., over Lake Charles, La., Men's World Softball Tournament title, Minneapolis.
TENNIS—Ham Richardson, over Alex Olmedo, 7-5, 6-2, 4-6, 9-7, in 32nd annual Pacific Southwest tournament finals, Los Angeles.
Beverly Fleitz, over Darlene Hard, 6-3, 9-7, Pacific Southwest women's finals.
TRACK & FIELD—DAN WAERN, 1,000 meters in 2.18⅒ to better world record, Turku, Finland.