BASEBALL—JOHN McHALE, who worked his way up from reserve first baseman to general manager of Detroit Tigers, resigned post to take over same job with Milwaukee Braves.
BASKETBALL—WEST 124, East 108, NBA All-Star game, Detroit.
Boston, leader in NBA Eastern Division; ST. LOUIS, leader in Western Division.
BOXING—DON JORDAN, world welterweight champion, 3-round KO over Alvaro Gutierrez, nontitle fight, Los Angeles.
February 2, 1959
Lahouri Godih, split 10-round decision over Eddie Perkins, lightweights, Washington.
Gene Gresham, 10-round decision over Armand Savoie, lightweights, Detroit.
Arthur M. Wirtz, president of Chicago Stadium Corp., parent organization of Illinois IBC, announced dissolution of Illinois IBC to oblige U.S. Supreme Court, let it be known next Chicago fights will be promoted by Stadium Corp.
Carl (Bobo) Olson, former middleweight champion, handed over $128,920 tax settlement to government, which countered with additional bill of $53,200. On comeback as light heavy weight, Olson is now undecided whether to continue.
GOLF—ARNOLD PALMER, Latrobe, Pa., $15,000 Thunderbird invitational, with 266 for 72 holes, at Palm Springs, Calif. Runner-up: JIMMY DEMARET and KEN VENTURI, with 269.
Sam Snead and Gary Middlecoff over Irish Canada Cup Champions Harry Bradshaw and Christy O'Connor, by four strokes in exhibition match, Boca Raton, Fla.
HARNESS RACING—JAMIN: $40,500 Prix d'Amerique trot, 2,600 meters (about 1¾ miles) in 3:19⅖ Paris.
George Sholty, 26, of Logansport, Ind., announced holder of highest average in Universal Driver Rating system at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. with 108 wins, 78 seconds, 54, thirds in 442 starts in 1958.
HORSE RACING—PETARE: $.33,300 Royal Palm H., 1 ‚⅛ m., by¾ length, in 1:48⅗ Hialeah. Gustavo Avila up.
ROUND TABLE: $29,250 San Marcos H., 1¼ m. (on turf), by 5 lengths, in 1:58[2/5] (American turf record), Santa Anita. Under 132 pounds (Willie Shoemaker up), Round Table became first horse in 22-year history of Santa Anita to win stakes carrying excess of 130 pounds.
LEVELIX: $26,425 Jasmine S., 6 f., by 1¾ lengths, in 1:11⅕ Hialeah. Bill Harlack up.
OLE FOLS: $22,800 San Vicente S., 7 f., by 2¾ lengths, in 1:22⅖ Santa Anita. Manuel Ycaza up.
WARHEAD: $15,000 San Marino H., 1 ‚⅛ m., in l:49, Santa Anita. Eddie Arcaro up.
INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—PAUL COLTELLONI and PIERRE ALEXANDRE of France took over-all trophy of 28th Monte Carlo rally after covering 2,000-mile circuit in Citroen.
Ron Flockhart, Scotland, 150-mile Wigram trophy race in British BRM with 86-mph average, Christchurch, New Zealand.
SKIING—PENNY PITOU, Gilford, N.H., combined title, women's international competition, St. Gervais, France.
Bud Werner, Steamboat Springs, Colo., downhill race 24, seconds under record for 4,000-yard course, Lenderheide, Switzerland.
TENNIS—ALEX OLMEDO 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 over Neale Fraser, Australian championship.
Earl Buchholz 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 over Martin Mulligan, Australian junior championship.
TRACK & FIELD—BOBBY MORROW, Abilene, Texas, first in 70-, 80-and 100-yard dashes, Washington Evening Star games. Respective times: 7.2, 8.1 and 9.8 seconds.
MILEPOSTS—DIED: MIKE HAWTHORN, 29, world champion racing driver who announced retirement from Grand Prix racing last month; in auto crash on public road near London.
DIED: KENNETH ROY WILLIAMS, 68, one-time St. Louis Browns outfielder who led American League in home runs in 1922, of a heart condition in Grants Pass, Ore.
RESIGNED: AL ULBRICKSON, 55, after 32 years as coach of University of Washington rowing crews, many of them internationally prominent.