Mary Helen Eaton, 21, Kansas State University coed, was chosen "Miss Football of 1958" in national festival at Berkeley, Calif. The 12 girls in competition represented colleges in the West, Midwest and South.
Bobby Mosbacher, brother of Vim's Bus Mosbacher, won men's North American sailing championship at Rye, N.Y., representing Texas Corinthian YC. Norman Freeman, Ithaca, N.Y., was runner-up in series.
Joe O'Brien, driving Shadow Wave in 13th annual Little Brown Jug pacing race at Delaware, Ohio, combined meager opportunities available with great skill, won both mile heats with 3-year-old (see page 44)
Isaac Berger, 22, of Brooklyn, hoisted two world records and won world featherweight lifting championship at Stockholm. He set new marks with total 821.2 pounds for press, snatch and jerk, and 325.1 for jerk.
September 28, 1958
Harry Z. Isaacs, Baltimore clothing manufacturer, saw his 2-year-old colt Intentionally, under Willie Shoemaker, upset First Landing, the 2-to-5 favorite, in $114,390 Futurity on Belmont's Widener Chute.
Harry Reeves, Detroit police inspector, took all-round championship honors at 12th annual Indiana State Police Invitational pistol matches at Putnamville, with aggregate score of 2,621 out of possible 2,700.
Rocky Nelson, first baseman for Toronto Maple Leafs, was named International League's most valuable player for third time after 33-year-old Ohioan won batting, home-run and runs-batted-in titles.