BASEBALL—NEW YORK YANKEES, 32 fullshares worth $8,759 each for winning World Series; MILWAUKEE BRAVES, 31 shares worth $5,896 for losing. BOB TURLEY, WARREN SPAHN, JACKIE JENSEN, ERNIE BANKS, voted outstanding players of year in Sporting News poll of Baseball Writers Assn. of America.
This is an article from the Oct. 27, 1958 issue
Yomiuri Giants, 3 games to 3, to tie Champion Nishitetsu Lions, Japan "World Series," Tokyo,
BOATING—ERNEST FAY, Houston Scandinavian Gold Cup in 5.5-meter sloop Sabre, over Lars Thorn, Sweden, in Galveston Bay.
John Hayward, Clearwater, Fla., Tampa-Tarpon Springs race, Florida Ocean Racing Assn. series.
Alan Crouch, Quincy, Ill., C-service hydro and C-racing runabout events, National Outboard Boat Racing championships, Lakeland, Fla. Other winners: G. W. Taylor, Orlando, Fla., A hydro; Archie Golsan, Montgomery, Ala., B hydro; Melvin Kirts, Elkhart, Ind., C hydro; Joe Michelino, Chicago, F hydro; Homer Kinkaid, Carbon Cliff, Ill., C-service runabout.
BOXING—PAT McMURTRY, 10-round unanimous decision over George Chuvalo, favored Canadian heavyweight champion, nontitle match, New York.
Ralph Dupas, 10-round unanimous decision over Gil Turner, middleweights, Montreal.
Jose Torres, 9-round KO over Frankie (Kid) Anselm, middleweights, New York.
Alphonse Halimi, world bantamweight champion, 5-round TKO over Dante Bini, non-title match, Paris.
DOG SHOWS—CH. CRESPI'S HAPPY NEW YEAR (dachshund), owned by Donia Cline, Los Angeles, best-in-show, Albany KC.
Dixie, owned by Bill Long, Dixon, Mo., all-age championship, National Trigg Foxhound field trials, Red Boiling Springs, Tenn.
Ch. Sulhamstead Matador of Killybracken (Irish wolfhound), owned by Mrs. C. Groverman Ellis, Wayne, Ill., best-in-show, Skokie Valley KC, Northbrook, Ill.
GOLF—JACK BURKE JR., Houston, Japan Open championship, on second hole of "sudden death" playoff with Ken Venturi after 289 tie for 72 holes.
Juan Antonio Estrada, defender, 8 and 6 over Richard Davis, Mexican national amateur, Guadalajara, Mexico.
Kel Nagle, New Zealand Open, Hamilton, with tournament-record 278 for 72 holes. Runner-up: Peter Thompson with 280.
HARNESS RACING—RAIDER FROST: $60,457 Cane Pace, 1[1/16] m., by half length, in 2:08 1/5, Yonkers. Joe O'Brien, driver.
HOCKEY—MONTREAL CANADIENS first, CHICAGO BLACK HAWKS second, BOSTON and DETROIT third in NHL.
HORSE RACING—QUILL: $135,960 Gardenia Stakes, 1[1/16] m., by half length, in 1:45 1/5, Garden State. Paul Bailey up.
INSIDE TRACT: $81,950 Jockey Club Gold Cup Stakes, 2 m., by four lengths, in 3:23 2/5, Belmont. Conn McCreary up.
NAMON: $66,745 Breeders' Futurity, 7 f. and 184 ft., by half length, in 1:26 4/5, Keeneland.
ENDINE: $58,100 Ladies H., 1½ m., by 1¾ lengths, in 2:30 2/5, Belmont. Eldon Nelson up.
BULL VIC: $28,000 Coronation Stakes, 1[1/16] m., by length, Woodbine, Toronto.
INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—FRED LORENZEN, USAC-sponsored Meadowdale (Ill.) stock car race, over Indianapolis "500" winner Jimmy Bryan, in 1958 Ford with 84.38-mph average over 222 miles.
RODEO—JIM SHOULDERS, bareback riding, bull riding and $6,280 at Madison Square Garden, New York, to cinch all-round cowboy championship for 1958.