Don Wilson, Dearborn, Mich. auto dealer, speedily won first heats of Potomac River hydroplane races in Washington, cagily coasted home last in third heat to capture President's Cup Regatta with Miss U.S.I.
Budge Patty, 34-year-old itinerant tennis veteran of Paris and Los Angeles, dropped in at Pacific Coast tournament, slumped in 28-game set in finals, revived to beat Mike Davies, 22, by 6-4, 7-5, 13-15, 6-2.
Karen McIntosh, Bedford Village, N.Y., deftly handled two different horses in National Open Dressage competition in suburban Detroit, won the top event and the Colonel Hiram E. Tuttle Challenge Trophy.
Roger Riviere, French cycling champion, despite a flat tire and a change of bicycles, pumped along at full tilt for an hour in Milan's Vigorelli Velodrome, established a new world record of 29.59 miles.
October 5, 1958
Brian Hewson, European 1,500-meter champion, brought up rear behind Mike Blagrove, Peter Clark and DerekIbbotson, helped British team set four-mile world record of 16:30.6 in London field meet with Finland.
Carroll Resweber, Cedarburg, Iowa motorcycle racer for five years, earned enough points to take American Motorcycle Assn.'s 1958 national championship from three-time winner Joe Leonard, at San Jose, Calif.
Gene Mauch, sharp fielding player-manager of Minneapolis Millers, manipulated team through American Association playoffs after fourth-place finish in regular season schedule, went on to Little World Series.