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March 09, 1959
March 09, 1959

Table of Contents
March 9, 1959

Look Who's Peeking!
Coming Events
Catamarans
Sullivan's Golf
Spring: The Quarterly Sporting Look Preview
Baseball
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

faces in the crowd...

Mrs. Bayard Sharp, Wilmington, Del., joined husband at Hialeah for running of the $135,800 Flamingo, stepped into winner's circle after couple's Troilus beat favored First Landing.

This is an article from the March 9, 1959 issue Original Layout

Karl Johnstone, Phoenix high school track star training under Coach Vernon Wolfe (Dallas Long was a former pupil), broke listed high school discus record with sling of 184 feet 11½ inches.

Lee Petty was declared official winner Daytona 500-mile sweepstakes after NASCAR saw pictures, admitted "human error" and took victory from first-announced winner Johnny Beauchamp.

Lois Felix, 31, of Meriden, Conn., ranked 14th nationally, won the national women's indoor tennis championship when she defeated Carole Wright of Brooklyn 6-2, 8-6 at Brookline, Mass.

David Jenkins, 22-year-old premedical student of Colorado Springs, met challenge of Canada's Don Jackson and the U.S.'s Tim Brown, won third world figure skating title at Colorado Springs.

Ben Heckscher, 23, an ex-Harvard student now serving in Army Intelligence, defeated J. Smith Chapman, Montreal, won national amateur squash racquets championship at Cambridge, Mass.

Dr. C. C. Kirk, 80-year-old Columbus, Ohio psychiatrist, spent last 50 years improving his golf game, got finest reward when he shot his first hole in one on West Palm Beach course.

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