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.
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.
February 2, 1959
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."