BASKETBALL—BOSTON, leader in NBA Eastern Division standings; ST. LOUIS, leader in Western Division.
Dick Garmaker, Minneapolis Lakers' 6-foot 3-inch guard and four-time NBA All-Star, traded to New York Knickerbockers for veteran Ray Felix and $25,000.
BOATING—COMANCHE, 40-foot, red-hulled yawl owned by Jack Price of Miami, Fla., braved cold, wet winds, won 71-mile Miami-to-Cat Cay race with corrected lime of 10:13:45.
BOBSLEDDING—EUGENIO MONTI and RENZO ALVERA, Italy, unprecedented fourth world two-man championship, Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy. U.S. pair, Stan Benham, Lake Placid, N.Y., and Charles Pandolph, Saranac Lake, N. Y., placed fourth.
February 1, 1960
BOXING—ALVARO GUTIERREZ, Mexico, decisive 9-round KO over Welterweight Art Aragon, who thereupon announced end to 16-year boxing career, in Los Angeles.
Denny Moyer, Portland, Ore., 3-round KO over Pat Lowry, Cleveland, for 23rd win in 24 starts, welterweights, Seattle.
FIELD TRIAL—MEDALLION, 8-year-old white-and-liver male pointer, owned by S. H. Bredenburgh of Montgomery, Ala., winner for third time, open all-age slake, 60th annual Georgia field trials, Waynesboro, Ga.
GOLF—KEN VENTURI of Palo Alto, Calif., $50,000 Bing Crosby tournament with 286 for 72 holes, Pebble Beach, Calif.
Mickey Wright, San Diego, Calif., third straight Sea Island Ladies Open with 54-hole total of 219, Sea Island, Ga.
HOCKEY—MONTREAL first, DETROIT second, TORONTO third in NHL standings. Last week's scores: Chicago 3, Boston 1; Montreal 11, New York 2; Detroit 5, Boston 2; Chicago 2, New York 1; Boston 3, Toronto 3; Montreal 4, Detroit 2; Montreal 3, Chicago 2; Detroit 2, New York 2; Boston 6, Toronto 2.
HORSE RACING—STRATMAT, $28,800 Royal Handicap, 1‚⅛ miles in 1:49 1/5, by half length over Open View, Hialeah. George Gibb up.
Fleet Nasrullah, $28,000 San Pasqual Handicap, 1 1/16 miles in 1:41 2/5, by head over Linmold, Santa Anita. Johnny Longden up.
Silver Spoon, $28,000 Santa Maria Handicap for fillies and mares, 1 1/16 miles in 1:42 3/5, 1¾ lengths over La Plume, Santa Anita. Eddie Arcaro up.
Bally Ache, $28,800 Hibiscus Stakes, 6 f., in 1:09 3/5 by six lengths over Francis S., Hialeah. Bob Ussery up.
INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—JACK BRABHAM, world champion driver, 150-mile Lady Wigram Trophy race, with record 90-mph average in Cooper Climax, Christchurch, N.Z.
Walter Schock and Rolf Moll, Germany, first in week-long Monte Carlo rally, in Mercedes, with 110 penalty points; Don Delling, Bethel, Conn., and William Dodd, Amherst, Ohio, only American team among 79 to finish, 47th in Volvo, with 2,627 penalty points, Monte Carlo.
SPEED SKATING—TAMARA RYLOVA, Russia, world record 196.416 points for women's 500, 1,000, 1,500 and 3,000 meters, Alma Ala, Kazakhstan.
SWIMMING—USC relay team [CHUCK BITTICK, LANCE LARSON, DENNIS ROUNSAVELLE and BOB MOULTON), 800-yard freestyle relay American record in 7:37.7, Mercury Invitational meet, Los Angeles.
John Konrads, Australia, 220-yard world freestyle record in 2:01.9, Sydney, Australia.
Dennis Goldman, Peabody H.S., 100-yard butterfly in 56.6 for national high school record, Pittsburgh, Pa.
MILEPOSTS—DIED: Spanish Matador MANUEL JIMENEZ, 33, squat, daring exponent of dime-novel bullfighting, in Jamaica plane crash. Known as Chicuelo II, Jimenez was the antithesis of bullfight classicist Antonio Ordó√±ez, filled his fights full of circus tricks (his favorite and most exploited pass was done without looking at the bull), could always be depended upon to supply action and excitement, if not art, for years has been most Spaniards' candidate for "matador most likely to be killed in ring."