Fred Turner Jr., blunt-spoken Texas oil and cattle man who deems a good horse a "pearl beyond price," unleashes loud victory shout after his Tomy Lee plucked racing's most prized jewel, the Kentucky Derby.
Mike Herman, whose versatility knows few bounds, won low and high hurdles and broad jump, tied for first in pole vault, placed in high jump and javelin to help NYU break Manhattan's lock on Met college title.
Anne Dudley, 20, pert Perth hairdresser, became part of sports scene last week when she married Herb Elliott, world's fastest miler who has temporarily stopped running to study, at Nedlands, Australia.
Perry Boyden, One of four sophomore hussies in varsity shell, stroked Harvard crew to record 8:45 for 1¾ miles on the Charles at Cambridge as Cantabs beat four rivals for Compton Cup and swept day's six races.
May 10, 1959
Lucile Wheeler, Canada's first world ski champion (she won slalom and downhill titles at Bad Gastein), has been rewarded with Lou Marsh Memorial Trophy as her nation's outstanding athlete for 1958.
Bob Moser, U. of Georgia captain who took up golf 11 years ago to aid polio-crippled left leg, shot blazing 66 on last round for 279 to win Southern Intercollegiate title, but Houston took team crown at Athens, Ga.
Ralph Backstrom, lightning-fast young (21) center who scored 18 goals, 22 assists and may well be talent-loaded Montreal's next super-star, was voted winner of Calder Trophy and $1,000 as NHL's rookie of year.