BASEBALL—NISHITETSU LIONS, 4 games to 3, over Yomiuri Giants to win Japan "World Series" for third straight year after trailing 0-3 in early games; Tokyo.
This is an article from the Nov. 3, 1958 issue
BOATING—MISS U.S. I, owned by George Simon and piloted by Don Wilson, Sahara Cup race, Lake Mead, Nev. and runner-up for 1958 national unlimited hydro championship (see right).
BOXING—CHARLES (SONNY) LISTON, unanimous 10-round decision over Bert Whitehurst, heavyweights, St. Louis.
Chico Vejar, 2-round KO over Lem Harvey, middleweights, Holyoke, Mass.
Wilf Greaves, Canadian middleweight champion, 3-round KO over Billy Tuck, Louisville.
Denny Moyer, 10-round unanimous decision over Johnny Saxton, ex-welterweight champion, middleweights, Portland, Ore.
Don Jordan, 12-round split decision over Gaspar Ortega, welterweights, Long Beach, Calif.
CHESS—U.S.S.R., first in final standings, international team tournament, Munich. Yugoslavia was second, Argentina third, U.S. fourth, with four wins, one loss, six ties.
FIELD TRIALS—ODD FURY'S OF DENDRIDGE (cocker), owned by Mrs. Katherine Winslow, Goshen, N. Y. open all-age stake, New Jersey Spaniel Field Trial Club, Pottersville, N.J.
GOLF—JACK ISAACS, Langley Field, Va., Atlantic City senior open, after one hole of playoff with defending champion Joe Zarhardt, Spartanburg, S.C., at Northfield, N.J.
Walter Godfrey, 16, New Zealand amateur championship, over former champion Guy Horne 2 and 1 in 36-hole final.
Ted Gwin, Wichita, Kans., Oklahoma section PGA tournament, with 200 for 54 holes, at Burneyville, Okla.
HARNESS RACING—CIRCO: $98,837 Hilltop Trot, 1 m., by¾ length, in 2:06⅖ Yonkers. Billy Haughton, driver.
HOCKEY—MONTREAL first, Detroit, Boston, New York tied for second in NHL standings.
HORSE RACING—FIRST LANDING: $297,250 Garden State Stakes, 1[1/16] m., by head over Tomy Lee, in 1:46[2/5]. Eddie Arcaro up. First money of $175,965 was largest in history of racing.
BORNASTAR: $73,650 Spinster Stakes, 1‚⅛ m., by 5 lengths, in 1:49 2/5, Keeneland. Ken Church up.
JACK KETCH: $60,500 Canadian Championship, 1‚Öù m., by head, in 2:46 2/5 over grass, New Woodbine, Toronto.
BENGUALA: $55,425 Temple Gwathmey Steeplechase H., 2½ m., by head over Neji, in 4:45 3/5, Belmont Pk. Albert Foot up.
ANXIOUS MOMENT: $29,300 New York H., 1‚Öú m., by¾ length, in 2:17 1/5 over grass, Belmont Pk. Willie Shoemaker up.
RED JONES: One-quarter mile in 21 1/5 seconds to break 68-year-old U.S. record for distance, Cranwood, Cleveland.
HORSE SHOWS—WEST GERMANY, with 129 points, over U.S., with 76 points, in over-all standings at Pennsylvania National, Harrisburg.
Hans Guenther Winkler, West Germany, individual international jumping championship, Pennsylvania National. Runner-up: Hugh Wiley.
Lady Carrigan, owned by Miss Jolie Richardson, Atlanta, $5,000 Grand Championship 5-Gaited Stake, American Royal, Kansas City, for third time.
MILEPOSTS—DIED: STUART LEWIS-EVANS, 28, after crash in Morocco Grand Prix Oct. 19.
HONORED: MIKE HAWTHORN, British Automobile Racing Club Gold Medal after winning world racing driver championship.
INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—JUNIOR JOHNSON, Ronda, N.C., 150-mile NASCAR Sweepstakes, Atlanta, in 1957 Ford, with 69.7-mph average.
Johnny Thomson, Boyertown, Pa., 100-mile USAC National Championship race, Sacramento, in 1:07:17. Thomson is now third in big-car point standings behind Tony Bettenhausen and George Amick.
SOCCER—ENGLAND, 5-0 over U.S.S.R. in international match, at Wembley.
TRACK & FIELD—HERB ELLIOTT's mile run of 3:54 officially recognized as world record by International Amateur Athletic Union. Elliott set mark at Dublin in July.