Captain H. F. Guggenheim, owner of Cain Hoy Stable, became year's leading money-winning owner ($737,341) when Bald Eagle won Gallant Fox Handicap at Aqueduct and All Hands placed in Pimlico Futurity.
Crawford Kennedy, fleet-footed Michigan State distance runner, predicted before IC4A cross-country championships in New York that he would cut nine seconds off record, did even better, broke record by 9.2 seconds.
Audrey Sorenson, 16-year-old redheaded high school student from Arlington, Va., managed tearful victory smile after election as 1959 National Roller Skate Queen at Miami Beach over 29 other finalists.
Joseph Dimaggio III, 17-year-old son of the Yankee Clipper and center for Lawrenceville School, more than earned football letter when he booted two extra points toward 22-14 victory over archrival, The Hill.
November 30, 1959
Audrey Riker, of Holmdel, N.J., entered her 9-year-old mare Golden Fly in seven hunt races this fall, saw her win six of them for 22 points and United Hunt Racing Association's Timber Division award.
David Buckson, Delaware's Lieut. Governor, who relaxes from cares of office by driving trotters, showed winning style when he steered his trotter Master Scott home first in race at Rockingham Park, N.H.
Eddie Duino, 50, pro at San Jose CC, San Jose, Calif., who started as club caddie 38 years ago, was named PGA Golf Professional of the Year for his all-round ability and contributions to game.