BASEBALL—MICKEY MANTLE'S AMERICAN LEAGUE STARS 4, Willi, Mays' National Leaguers 2, exhibition, Syracuse, N. Y.
This is an article from the Oct. 26, 1959 issue
BASKETBALL—NEW YORK KNICKERBOCKERS 123, College All-Stars 103, Madison Square Garden, New York.
BOXING—CLEVELAND WILLIAMS, 10-round KO over Curley Lee, heavyweights, Houston.
Jimmy Carter, former lightweight champion, 3-round KO over Jimmy Smith, Richmond, Calif.
Henry Hank, 12-round decision over Holly Minis, middleweights, New Orleans.
DOG SHOW—CH. SALILYN'S MACDUFF (English springer spaniel), owned by William and Elaine Randall, Chicago, best-in-show, Albany KC, Albany, N.Y.
FISHING—JOHN TARANTINO, 22, San Francisco, eight of 12 events in International Bait and Fly Casting tournament, Melbourne.
FOOTBALL—AUSTIN GUNSEL, NFL treasurer, appointed interim commissioner by the 12 club owners, to serve until NFL's annual meeting in January.
GOLF—QUINN G. McCOMBS, Burlington, N.C., textile executive. Southern Seniors championship, with 231 for 54 holes. Southern Pines, N.C.
Jay Hebert, Sanford, Fla., $15,000 Orange County Open, Costa Mesa, Calif., with 27.1 for 72 holes.
Art Wall Jr., Pocono Manor, Pa., elected 1959 PGA Professional Golfer-of-the-Year.
HARNESS RACING—SENATOR FROST, new world trotting record for 1 1/16 m. in 2:05 3/5, at Hollywood Park, Inglewood, Calif. Dick Buston, driver.
HOCKEY—DETROIT first, MONTREAL, BOSTON tied for second, TORONTO third in NHL standings.
HORSE RACING—TEMPTED: $57,200 Ladies Handicap, 1 5/16 m. in 2:09, an American record, by 2 3/4 lengths over High Bid, Aqueduct. Eldon Nelson up.
DAY COURT: $121,900 Hawthorne Gold Cup, 1¼ m. in 1:59 1/5, by a neck over Easy Spur, Hawthorne. Henry Moreno up.
TOBY'S BROTHER: $55,595 Breeders' Futurity, 7 furlongs 184 feet in 1:27 1/5, by two lengths over All Hands, Keeneland, Lexington, Ky. John Rotz up.
TENNIS—MARIO LLAMAS and FRANCIS CONTRERAS, Mexico, over Barry MacKay and Rafael Osuna, Mexico, 6-3, 12-10, 6-2 for men's doubles; LLAMAS over Antonio Palafox 6-4, 6-4, 6-1 for men's singles; ANN HAYDON, England, over Yolanda Ramirez 6-2, 6-4, Pan American Invitation tournament, Mexico City.
Joseph Woolfson, Oakland, Calif., singles; JOHN B. BOWKER and JOHN WILLIAMS, Sacramento, Calif., doubles. National Junior Veterans championship, Sacramento.
MILEPOSTS—ELECTED TO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME: HERMAN HICKMAN, All-America guard at Tennessee, 1931, head coach at Yale, author, sportscaster, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED football expert until his death in 1958; MAJOR FELIX (Doc) BLANCHARD, jet pilot in Air Force, All-America fullback at Army 1944-46, winner of Heisman, Maxwell, Sullivan awards; ROBERT LEE (Bobby) DODD, head coach at Georgia Tech, University of Tennessee quarterback 1928-30, All-America 1930; CARL HINKLE, Air Force colonel, All-America center at Vanderbilt 1937, assistant freshman coach at West Point for four years, assistant varsity coach 1945; JAMES (Stan) KECK, Princeton tackle 1919-21, All-America 1920, died 1951; JAMES BANKS McFADDEN, backfield coach at Clemson, All-America at Clemson 1939; HENRY DISBROW PHILLIPS, All-Southern guard at University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., 1902-04, died 1955; CHARLES TRIPPI, backfield coach for the Chicago Cardinals, University of Georgia halfback 1942, 1945-46, All-America 1946, selected in 1954 A.P. poll as greatest player in history of Southeastern Conference; EWELL (Doak) WALKER, All-America quarterback 1947-49 at Southern Methodist; CLARENCE (Biggie) MUNN.