Sally Moore, 18, the perky Californian who excited Wimbledon when she won girls' title in 1958, upheld U.S. prestige in Northern tournament final at Didsbury, England, upsetting Rosa Maria Reyes 6-2, 2-6, 6-3.
Al Cantello, Stocky Quantico Marine with unusual chest-first, diving style of tossing javelin, outdid himself at Compton, Calif., hurling spear 282 feet 3½ inches to break the listed world record by more than foot.
Johnny Dawson, 56, Palm Desert, Calif. real estate operator, looking every bit as trim as when he reached final of 1947 Amateur, took clubs in hand again, shot respectable 143 to retain U.S. Seniors golf title at Rye, N.Y.
Starr Walton, one of host of California teenagers knocking on door to athletic fame, won National combined junior ski title last year, has now been named Junior Woman Skier of Year by Helms Foundation.
June 14, 1959
Andy Kosco, husky Struthers, Ohio high school outfielder, is only 17 but his talent for hitting (.700 in 11 schoolboy games) intrigued Detroit Tigers, who outbid 15 other teams and gave him a $60,000 bonus.
Pat McBride, Grand Rapids, Mich. bowler, boomed out of obscurity when she replaced Marian Ladewig on Steel Case team and rolled record-shattering 1,927 for all-events title in WIBC tournament at Buffalo.
Admiral Cato D. Glover (Ret.), World War II hero who commanded Enterprise in Pacific battles, won the Navy Cross and Silver Star, became new executive director of American Thoroughbred Owners Assn.