faces in the crowd...

Feb. 02, 1959
Feb. 02, 1959

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Feb. 2, 1959

Quiet Morn
Jet-Age Secret
  • By H.W.W.

    California has given the 1959 pro golfing tour a palpitating send-off. And a Californian is the circuit's most talked-about personality

Track Power
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

faces in the crowd...

Marlene Streit, Toronto, won Helen Lee Doherty golf invitational 2-up in Fort Lauderdale despite almost-successful comeback of 1956 titlist Joanne Goodwin of Haverhill, Mass.

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Pat Moss, English sports car racer who shares enthusiasm for speed with her brother Stirling, teamed with England's Ann Wisdom to win the women's division of Monte Carlo auto rally.

John Bridgers, 37, a red-headed Sunday School teacher and defensive line coach for the Baltimore Colts, was hired as the head coach at Baylor, the Baptist Church's football stronghold.

Tom Corcoran, Harvard student representing Mt. Mansfield Ski Club, won Stowe Cup at Stowe, Vt., after winning slalom, placing in downhill race against field of 80 other skiers.

Cecil Smith of the Oak Brook Polo Club, Hinsdale, Ill., retained his 10-goal handicap in 1959 ratings of United States Polo Assn. Top ranking also went again to Bob Skene, San Mateo.

Wilma Rudolph, a student at Tennessee A&I, led schoolmates to sweep of four top spots in 50-yard dash at national AAU indoor track and field championships in the Washington Armory.

Rocky Colavito, leading hitter for Cleveland last year, was named "Man of Year" by city's baseball writers. Said Manager Joe Gordon: "Rocky's going to be baseball's biggest attraction."