BASEBALL—LOS ANGELES DODGERS 4 games to 2 over Chicago White Sox to win World Series.
Havana of International League 4 games to 3 over Minneapolis of American Association for Little World Series.
This is an article from the Oct. 19, 1959 issue
BOXING—RUDELL STITCH, 10-round decision over Ralph Dupas, welterweights, Louisville.
Kid Sisto Rodriguez, California, held Von Clay to 10-round draw, light heavyweights, Philadelphia.
Jimmy Beecham, 10-round decision over Randy Sandy, middleweights, Miami Reach, Fla.
Art Aragon, 10-round split decision over Peter Schmidt, welterweights, Santa Monica, Calif.
Blair Richardson, TKO over Yvon Turenne for Eastern Canada middleweight championship, Halifax.
DOG SHOWS—CH. DANDY DUKE (English cocker spaniel), owned by Mrs. J. Donald Duncan, Greenwich, Conn., best-in-show, Devon Dog Show, Devon, Pa.
Sky Jet (English setter), owned by Les Tichenor Jr., Far Hills. N.J., open all-age stakes, Jockey Hollow Field Trial Club, Clinton, N.J.
FIELD HOCKEY—PRIVATEERS, Greenwich, Conn., 1-0 over Bermuda Hockey Association for second straight victory; ARGENTINA NATIONALS 2-0 over Field Hockey Association of America I; RACING CLUB, France, 5-0 over Bermuda Hockey Association; FHAA II 1-1 tie with RED DEVILS, France; BELGIAN ASSOCIATION 2-2 tie with PRIVATEERS; 30-game international series, Rye, N.Y.
GOLF—PVT. PHIL RODGERS, NCAA champion for Stanford last year, interservice golf title by 10 strokes, with 72-hole tolal of 280, Glenview, Ill.
Eric Monti, Los Angeles, $20,000 Hesperia Open, Hesperia, Calif., with 271 for 72 holes.
Doug Ford, Metropolitan PGA championship, with 280 for 72 holes, Cedarhurst, N.Y.
HARNESS RACING—RIGHT TIME, $30,738 Jubilee Stakes for 3-year old pacers, 1 mile, by a nose over Meadow Al, in 2:03 2/5, Roosevelt Raceway. John Patterson, driver.
Diller Hanover, retired to stud, after winning $53,810 Kentucky Futurity in straight heals, in 2:01 1 /5, 2:01 3/5 for two 1-mile heats, Lexington.
HOCKEY-MONTREAL, first, TORONTO, CHICAGO, BOSTON tied for second, DETROIT third in NHL standings.
HORSE RACING—AMERIGO set new American record for 1‚⅛ miles on turf by taking $30,750 New York Handicap in 1:47, by 3 lengths over One-Eyed King, Aqueduct. Bill Hartack up.
JIVE MUSIC: $42,025 Hawthorne Juvenile Handicap, 1 1/16 miles in 1:50 3/5, by head over Tony Graff, Hawthorne. John Choquette up.
SOCCER—MEXICO defeated U.S. 2-0 in first of two games to decide regional representative in Olympic Games in Rome next year, Mexico City.
MILEPOSTS—MARRIED: ALFRED MANUEL (BILLY) MARTIN, 31, Cleveland Indians' second baseman, to TWA Hostess Gretchen Ann Winkler, 24; his second marriage, her first; at Las Vegas.
ELECTED TO NATIONAL JOCKEYS HALL OF FAME: MACK GARNER, who rode 1,317 winners in his 23-year career, leading rider in number and purses in 1915, leading money winner in 1929, winner aboard Cavalcade in 1934 Kentucky Derby; CARROLL SHILLING, tempestuous rider who had lifetime winning percentage of better than 25%, Kentucky Derby winner in 1912 on Worth, suspended for life later in 1912 after starting fist fight with another jockey while both were locked in a head-and-head duel through the stretch; WILLIE SHOEMAKER.