BASEBALL—CAGUAS, Puerto Rican winter championship, with 6-3 victory over San Juan, San Juan, P.R.
This is an article from the Feb. 15, 1960 issue
BASKETBALL—BOSTON, leader in NBA Eastern Division standings; ST. LOUIS, leader in Western Division.
BOATING—TIGRESS, owned and skippered by James Rider, Chesapeake Sailing Club, 184-mile Miami-Nassau ocean race.
Robin, owned and skippered by Ted Hood, Marblehead, Mass., 30-mile Nassau Cup race, with corrected time of 3:57:16, Nassau.
BOXING—WILF GREAVES, 10-round decision over Tiger Jones, middleweights, Chicago.
Rory Calhoun, 10-round decision over Billy Ryan, light heavyweights, Madison Square Garden.
DOG SHOW—Ch. PINETOP'S FANCY PARADE, cocker spaniel, owned by William J. Laffoon Jr., and Mrs. Rose Robbins, best-in-show, Maryland JKC, Baltimore.
FIELD TRIALS—HOME AGAIN HATTIE, white-and-liver pointer, owned by Virgil E. Johnson, Zanesville, Ohio, national free-for-all champion, Canton, Miss.
GOLF—ARNOLD PALMER, Latrobe, Pa. $100,000 Palm Springs Desert Classic, Palm Springs, with 338 for 90 holes.
HOCKEY—MONTREAL first, TORONTO second, DETROIT third in NHL standings. Last week's scores: Toronto 4, New York 2; New York 3, Detroit 1; Chicago 7, Boston 2; Montreal 4, Toronto 2: Chicago 5, New York 1; Montreal 5, Boston 3; Toronto 6, Detroit 4; New York 4, Montreal 1; Detroit 5, Chicago 0; Boston 3, Toronto 0.
HORSE RACING—ON-AND-ON: $64,100 McLennan Handicap, 1‚⅛ m. in 1:48⅘ by a neck over Bald Eagle, Hialeah. Steve Brooks up.
SILVER SPOON: $57,000 Santa Margarita Handicap, 1‚⅛ m. in 1:48⅘ by 1¾ lengths over Indian Maid, Santa Anita. Eddie Arcaro up.
BALLY ACHE: $26,000 Bahamas, 7 f. in 1:23 2/5, by 1½ lengths over Moslem Chief, Hialeah. Bobby Ussery up.
INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—MARVIN PANCH, Daytona Beach, 50-mile compact car race, averaging 122.3 mph in Chrysler Valiant, and 38-mile compact car race, averaging 88.1 mph, Daytona Beach, Fla.
SOCCER—NICE, 3-2 upset over Real Madrid, European Cup match, after trailing 2-0 at the half, Nice, France.
SWIMMING—JOHN DEVITT, JOHN KONRADS, GEOFF SHIPTON, WARWICK WEBSTER, all of Australia, broke world record for 440-yard freestyle relay, with time of 3:46.8, that same foursome set last year, Sydney.
Bill Edwards, Lakewood, Ohio, national interscholastic record for 100-yard breaststroke in 20-yard pool, with time of 1:05.7, Cleveland.
Yale 70, Navy 25, for its 188th straight dual meet victory, New Haven, Conn.
Indiana 72, Michigan State 33, Bloomington, Ind.
TENNIS—ROD LAVER, 5-7, 3-6, 6-3, 8-6, 8-6 upset over Neale Fraser for Australian National title, Brisbane.
TRACK & FIELD—HERB ELLIOTT, in tune up for summer Olympics, ran his 12th sub-four-minute mile, with time of 3:59.8 on grass track, Bendigo, Aust., set Victoria State record for 3,000 meters, with time of 8:9.5, Melbourne.
Bob Backus, New York AC, hurled 35-pound weight 67 feet 1 inch for new world mark, Cambridge, Mass.
WINTER CARNIVAL—MIDDLEBURY, Dartmouth Winter Carnival Cup, Hanover, N.H.
MILEPOSTS: DIED—HARRY BLANCHARD, 30, auto race driver and car dealer from Greenwich, Conn., in first lap of 1,000-kilometer Buenos Aires sports car race. Blanchard, a leading eastern U.S. driver, was killed when his Porsche brushed another car, flipped over three times and crashed into the side of the autodrome.
DIED—MRS. DANIEL M. CASEY, 96, widow of Philadelphia Phillies pitcher who inspired Sportswriter Ernest L. Thayer's oft-recited Casey at the Bat, in Washington. Mrs. Casey's husband, as the story goes, precipitated all that gloom in Mudville when, in game against New York in 1887, he struck out with bases loaded and two out in the ninth.