Mary Ann Slazinik, 18, of Pine Bush, N.Y., was chosen the 1958 National Roller Skate Queen at Miami Beach competition. Miss Slazinik then announced plans to study medicine with $2,500 prize.
Franklin Roosevelt Jr., encouraged by the success of his two Fiat-Abarths in Marlboro, Md. SCCA debut, announced plan to take a Roosevelt entry to the March 21 Sebring International.
Barbara Romack, 26, Sacramento golfer who has resisted professionalism since winning the U.S. amateur championship in 1954, capitulated, said she would join Florida pro circuit in January.
Harlon Hill, former Little All-America end at Florence (Ala.) State College and now with professional Chicago Bears, was among nine players elected to NAIA small-college Football Hall of Fame.
December 1, 1958
Crawford Kennedy of Michigan State became NCAA cross-country champion at meet in East Lansing with at 20:07.1 for four mile course. Last week Kennedy, 24, won IC-4A title in New York.
Don Carter, world champion bowler of St. Louis, was named the Sports Celebrity of the Year on city's banquet circuit by the Elks Club and St. Louis sportswriters and broadcasters.
Jackie Jensen, whose way with a bat helped the Red Sox to third-place finish, was voted the American League's Most Valuable Player. Gee-whizzed Jensen: "That's wonderful! It thrills me to death."