BOATING—MISS PAY'N' SAVE, piloted by Chuck Hickling, won two heats, averaging 107.227, 88.524mph, to win Apple Cup with 800 pts. when third heat was called off because ofheavy winds, Lake Chelan, Wash.
BOWLING—HILMARSPERSCHNEIDER, Baltimore, men's singles, with 473; BILL BURSEY, Washington,D.C., men's all-events, with 1,301; Natl. Duckpin championships, Baltimore.
BOXING—JOEYGIARDELLO, 10-ronnder over Holly Mims, middleweights, Washington, D.C.
GOLF—BEN HOGAN,Fort Worth, over Fred Hawkins, by four strokes in playoff after both tied forfirst with 285, to win first tournament since 1953, Colonial Invitation, FortWorth.
May 17, 1959
Sandra JaneHaynie, 15-year-old from Austin, Texas, eased by defending champion Betty JaneCarmack, 11 and 10, for Texas Public Links title at Mission, Texas, to becomefirst to win State Amateur and Public Links championships in same year.
Joyce Ziske,Milwaukee, shot 210 for 54 holes to tie Ladies PGA record, won Howard Johnson'sInvitational, Southern Pines, N.C.
HANDBALL—OSCAROBERT, NYAC, over brother Ruby, 15-21, 21-19, 21-16, to retain Natl. AAUone-wall handball title, Brooklyn.
HORSERACING—VERTEX: $85,750 Grey Lag H., 1‚⅛ M., by ¾ length over Big Effort, in1:50, Jamaica. Sam Boulmetis up.
Silky Sullivan,back to races for first lime since sixth-place finish at Santa Anita on NewYear's Day, was old heart-throbbing self as he made up 15 lengths to win6-furlong, $7,500 Roy Campanella Purse by 1 length in 1:09[1/5] at HollywoodPark. Don Pierce up.
INTERNATIONALMOTOR SPORTS—JACK BRABHAM, Australia, pushed Cooper at 66.67 mph avg. to winGrand Prix of Monaco, first race for world title, at Monte Carlo.
Fireball Roberts,Daytona Beach, NASCAR "Rebel 300," with record 115.9 mph, in 1959Chevrolet, Darlington, S.C.
MODERNPENTATHLON—U.S. ARMY "A" TEAM, intl. championship, with 13,236 pts. forfive events, San Antonio. Individual title: CORPORAL DICK STOLL, who scored4,801 pts.
SHOOTING—GEORGENEWMASTER, Lebanon, Pa., men's singles with 199 of 200; KEN HARD, Brookhaven,N.Y., doubles with 91; DON GROSSMAN, Wappingers Falls, N.Y., handicap event,with 92; MITCHELL MAY III, Bronxville, N.Y., over-all, with 463; MRS. LEON AHARD, Brookhaven, N.Y., women's singles, with 184, Amateur TrapshootingChampionships of America, Travers Island, N.Y.
TRACK &FIELD—EDDIE SOUTHERN, Texas, won 440 in 47 flat, anchored 440 and mile relayteams to victories as Longhorns scored 87½ pts. to win SWC title, CollegeStation, Texas.
Ed Moran, PennSlate, ran mile in 4:01.2 a State beat Michigan State 101¾-39¼, UniversityPark, Pa.
VOLLEYBALL—HOLLYWOOD COMETS, over Des Moines YMCA, 15-6, 15-10, masters'division; HOLLYWOOD STARS over Westside JCC, Los Angeles, 15-5, 15-13, opendivision; LOS ALAMITOS, over Hickam Field, 15-6, 12-7, armed forces division;GEORGE WILLIAMS COLLEGE, over Kansas Whites, 15-13, 11-15, 15-5, collegedivision; SANTA MONICA MARINERS, over Long Beach Challengers, 15-4, 15-1,women's division, Natl. championships, Des Moines.
MILEPOSTS—APPOINTED: VIC BUBAS, 32, young, able North Carolina State assistant;head basketball coach at Duke. Soundly indoctrinated by State's Ev Case (fouryears as player, eight years as assistant), Bubas will inherit hustling veteranteam, promises to use fast break but "no helter-skelter running just tomake people think it's a fast break."
ELECTED: BILLVEECK, flamboyant, showboating baseball promoter who recently acquiredcontrolling interest in family-feuding Chicago, White Sox; first White Soxpresident in three years (since death of Grace Comiskey), at Chicago.
GORED: SIDNEYFRANKLIN, 56, Brooklyn matador who essayed return to ring with Texas protégéBaron Clements; by vengeful bull who viciously hooked Franklin in right groin(horn penetrated 10 inches into abdominal cavity) and armpit, at Juarez,Mexico. Mourned Franklin: "I had planned to retire for good but I can'tnow, fans will think I'm chicken."