BASEBALL—WHITEY LOCKMAN, 32, first baseman and outfielder with Giants for 14 years, sold to Baltimore Orioles for undisclosed sum.
Brazil over Chile, 51-2, in South American championship game, Santiago. Chile committed 19 errors in nine hapless innings.
BASKETBALL—BOSTON, first in NBA Eastern Division; ST. LOUIS, first in Western Division, to clinch championship.
BOATING—FRANCIS SEAVY, Clearwater, Fla., Flying Dutchman midwinter sailing championship with four firsts, one second, Tampa Bay.
February 23, 1959
BOBSLEDDING—ART TYLER, Weston, Mass., piloting American sled with team of RFC. GARY SHEFFIELD, Lake Placid, N.Y., PARKER VOORIS, Bellmore, N.Y., and LT. TOM BUTLER, Vista, Calif., won four-man world championship over seven other nations, St. Moritz, Switzerland.
BOXING—JOE BROWN, 15-round decision over Johnny Busso, in defense of world lightweight championship, Houston, Texas.
Rory Calhoun, 10-round TKO over Al Hauser, middleweights, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Stefan Redl, 10-round decision over Ernie Williams, welterweights, New York.
Arthur M. Wirtz, president of Chicago Stadium Corp., announced formation of National Boxing Club to supersede Supreme Court-dissolved International Boxing Club, inexplicably promised "best television fights possible, just as hi the past."
COURT TENNIS—NORTHRUP KNOX, 30, Aiken, S.C., won world open championship from Albert Bedwin (Jack) Johnson, 41, New York professional, to become first amateur to hold title since 1914.
DOG SHOW—HOLLY TREE HIGH KNIGHT (black cocker), owned by Mrs. Jesse Logan, Wilmington, Del., best-in-show. First Company Governor's Foot Guard Athletic Assn., Hartford, Conn.
FIELD TRIAL—WHOLESALER (pointer), owned by Troy Brannon, Montgomery, Ala., all-age champion, U.S. Field Trial Assn. meet, Hernando, Miss.
FLYING—ROBERT TIMM, 33, Las Vegan, and JOHN COOK, 33, Los Angeles, stayed aloft 64 days, 22 hours, 19 minutes, 49 seconds, claimed world's single-engine flight endurance record.
GOLF—GENE LITTLER, San Diego, $15,000 Tucson open, with 266 for 72 holes after coming from six strokes behind on final round. Runners-up: Joe Campbell, Knoxville, Tenn., and Art Wall, Pocono Manor, Pa., with 267.
Pete Cooper, Lakeland, Fla., $7,500 Puerto Rican open with 282 for 72 holes, San Juan.
Louise Suggs, Sea Island, Ga., $7,500 St. Petersburg (Fla.) women's open, after 3-hole sudden-death playoff against Mickey Wright, Bonita, Calif.
Leland Gibson, Kansas City, Mo., PGA quarter-century tournament with 139 for 36 holes.
HORSE RACING—TUDOR ERA: $99,150 Hialeah Turf Cup, 1½ m., by 3½ lengths, in 2:29 4/5. Pete Anderson up.
LINMOLD: $88,870 California Breeders' Championship, 1 1/16 m., by nose, in 1:44, Santa Anita. George Taniguchi up.
OCTOPUS: 7 f. race, by 2¾ lengths over Kentucky Derby early favorite First Landing, in 1:22 3/5, Hialeah. Steve Brooks up.
IDUN: $26,975 Columbiana H., 7 f., by neck, 1:23 1/5, Hialeah. Bill Hartack up.
SKIING—DAVE GORSUCH, Climax, Colo., men's division, annual Snow Cup meet, Alta, Utah.
Beverly Anderson, Mullan, Idaho, defending champion, won women's division.
SPEED SKATING—JUHANI JAERVINEN and TOIVO SALONEN, both of Finland, captured first two places in men's world championships at Oslo. Russia's Robert Merkulov was third.
MILEPOST—DIED: MARSHALL TEAGUE, 37, Daytona Beach, American Automobile Assn. national stock car champion in 1952 and 1954, in crash of Sumar special on new Daytona Beach speedway. Earlier in week Teague had set a record for a closed American track when he drove Sumar al 171 mph.