Feb. 22, 1960
Feb. 22, 1960

Table of Contents
Feb. 22, 1960

The Bosporus
Masters Of Endurance
Telltale Hoofs
Wonderful World Of Sport
The Konradses
Olympian Etiquette
Horse Racing
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


BOBSLED—EUGENIO MONTI, world champion bobber from Italy, driving borrowed sled and borrowed teammate, GARY SHEFFIELD of Lake Placid, AAU two-man championships. Lake Placid, N.Y.

This is an article from the Feb. 22, 1960 issue

BOXING—LUIS MANUEL RODRIGUEZ, 4-round KO over Carl Hubbard, welterweights, Miami Beach.

Emile Griffith, 10-round split decision over Gaspar Ortega, welterweights, Madison Square Garden.

Erich Schoeppner, European light heavyweight champion from Germany, and Ike Holt, South Africa, 10-round draw, Dortmund, Germany.

Duilio Loi, Italy, 15-round decision over Bruno Visintin, Italy, to retain European welterweight title, Milan.

GOLF—BEVERLY HANSON, Palm Desert, Calif., $7,500 St. Petersburg Women's Open, St. Petersburg, Fla., with 287 for 72 holes.

Charles Sheppard, Highland Park, Ill., $3,000 PGA Quarter of a Century Championship, Dunedin, Fla., with 144 for 36 holes.

Anne Quast and Bill Hyndman over Pat Tiernan and Bob Gardner, 4 and 3, for National Amateur Mixed Foursomes title, Delray Beach, Fla.

HOCKEY—MONTREAL first, TORONTO second, BOSTON third in NHL standings. Last week's scores: Chicago 5, Rangers 1; Montreal 4, Toronto 2; Boston 3, Detroit 2; Boston 7, Montreal 6; Toronto 7, Detroit 1; Chicago 2, Montreal 0; Toronto 3, Detroit 1; Boston 3, New York 0.

HORSE RACING—AMERIGO, $91,950 Hialeah Turf Cup, 1½ m in 2:39 1/5, by one length over Rafty, Hialeah. Bill Hartack up.

Bagdad, $57,500 San Antonio Handicap, 1‚⅛ m. in 1:48 1/5, by 2 lengths over First Landing, Santa Anita. Willie Shoemaker up.

New Policy, $67,210 California Breeders' Championship Stakes, 1 1/16 m. in 1:42 2/5, by one length over Noble Noor, Santa Anita. Willie Shoemaker up.

Lookout Point, $29,800 San Luis Rey Handicap, 1½ m. in 2:33 2/5, by 1½ lengths over Nickel Boy, Santa Anita. Don Pierce up.

INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—JUNIOR JOHNSON, Ronda, N.C., Daytona 500-mile race, with average of 124.7 mph, in Chevrolet, Daytona Beach, Fla.

SOCCER—LEICESTER CITY, 2-1 over Tottenham Hotspur, London, for Tottenham's second defeat in 15 matches.

SWIMMING—MIKE TROY, American and National Collegiate record for 200-yard butterfly, with lime of 2:00.8, Lafayette, Ind.

Chris Von Saltza, American record for 440-yard freestyle, with time of 4:45:4; JEFF FARRELL, American record for 100-yard freestyle, with lime of 0:48.4, New Haven, Conn.

TENNIS—BARRY MacKAY over Dick Savitt 6-3, 9-7 for Buffalo Indoor Championship, Buffalo.

TRACK & FIELD—TONY BLUE led Herb Elliott by three yards to win Victorian half-mile championship in 1:49.2, Melbourne, Australia.

MILEPOSTS—DIED: ROY F. MACK, 71, eldest son of the late Connie Mack, at Bryn Mawr, Pa. Roy Mack, with his brother Earle and their famous father, was stockholder in Philadelphia Athletics, engineered sale of club to Kansas City, was vice-president and director of Kansas City Athletics until his death.

DIED: DOROTHY WYNDHAM PAGET, 54, English horse owner, granddaughter of President Grover Cleveland's Navy Secretary William C. Whitney, in her sleep, at Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire, England. Miss Paget's greatest racer was Golden Miller, winner of five consecutive Cheltenham Gold Cups, as well as the Grand National at Aintree in 1934. In 1943 her colt Straight Deal won the Newmarket Derby.

DIED: ROELOF KLEIN, 82, Olympic rowing champion, at Montclair, N.J. In 1900 Paris Olympics, Klein and F. A. Brandt, representing Holland, won the paired-oared shell with coxswain event. Their time of 7:34.5 has never been excelled in Olympic competition.