March 14, 1960
March 14, 1960

Table of Contents
March 14, 1960

Coming Events
Gun Dogs
  • In two classic field events the nation's top bird dogs proved to record galleries of spectators that even bad weather cannot discourage champions

Nation's Best
Stag Party
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


BOXING—LUIS RODRIGUEZ, Cuba, 10-round decision over Chico Vejar, middleweights, Miami Beach.

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Victor Zalazar, Argentina, 10-round split decision over Yama Bahama, Bimini, middle-weights, Madison Square Garden.

CURLING—GRAFTON, N.D., over Fairbanks, Alaksa, 16-2 for Men's National title, Chicago.

DOG SLED—KEITH BRYAR, Center Harbor, N.H., 60-mile world championship derby, with elapsed time of 4:09:10, Laconia, N.H.

FIGURE SKATING—CAROL HEISS, New York, women's singles; BARBARA WAGNER and ROBERT PAUL, Toronto, pairs; World championships, Vancouver, B.C.

GOLF—ARNOLD PALMER, Latrobe, Pa., $15,000 Baton Rouge Open, Baton Rouge, La., with 279 for 72 holes.

Judy Bell, Wichita, Kans., over Barbara Mclntire, Lake Park, Fla., 2 and 1 for Florida East Coast title, St. Augustine, Fla.

Peter Cooper, Lakeland, Fla., Jamaica Open Invitational, Kingston, Jamaica, with 283 for 72 holes.

HANDBALL—MARTIN DECATUR, New York, over Jack Dorsky, Birminham, 21-15, 21-10 for National AAU Singles title, New Orleans.

HOCKEY—MONTREAL clinched NHL title, TORONTO second, CHICAGO third in NHL standings. Last week's scores: Detroit 3, Boston 2; Chicago 2, Boston 0; Montreal 5, Toronto 1; Chicago. 5, New York 0; Detroit 2, Montreal 2; Toronto 5, Boston 2; New York 3, Detroit 1; Chicago 4, Montreal 2; Toronto 3, Boston 1.

Dartmouth over Princeton 6-2 for Ivy League title, Hanover, N.H.

HORSE RACING—TOMPION, $130,400 Santa Anita Derby, 1 1/8 m. in 1:47 4/5, by 4 lengths over John William, Santa Anita. Willie Shoemaker up.

Tony Graff, $50,800 Louisiana Derby, 1 1/8 m. in 1:52, by a nose over Yorktown, Fair Grounds, New Orleans. Wayne Chambers up.

Royal Native, $47,400 Black Helen Handicap, 1 1/8 m. in 1:49, by 3 3/4 lengths over Happy Princess, Hialeah. Bill Hartack up.

PLATFORM TENNIS—MRS. T. E. BECK and her daughter, MRS. WILLIAM WASCH, over Mrs. Ronald Carroll and Mrs. August Ganzenmuller, Sea Cliff, N.Y., 6-1, 6-3 for Women's National Doubles title, Scarsdale, N.Y.

SKIING—HIAS LEITNER, Austria, men's slalom; TRAUDL HECHER, Austria, women's slalom, Harriman Cup races, Sun Valley, Idaho.

Enzo Perin, Italy, North American Nordic combined title, Banff, Alta

Middlebury over Dartmouth for Eastern Intercollegiate title, Norlhfield, Vt.

TENNIS—NEALE FRASER, Australia, over Roy Emerson, Australia, 6-4, 6-0, 9-7 for Masters Invitational title, St. Petersburg, Fla.

SWIMMING—BUCKNELL 70½ points for Middle Atlantic Conference title. Lewisburg, Pa. Runner-up: Lehigh with 67½ points.

Florida 185 points for Southeastern Conference title, Nashville, Tenn. Runner-up: Georgia, with 70 points.

TRACK & FIELD—DALLAS LONG, USC, unofficially bettered Parry O'Brien's world shotput record with 63-foot 7-inch toss, Los Angeles.

WRESTLING—LAMAR JUNIOR COLLEGE, National Junior College Athletic Association title, with 98 points; runner-up: Long Island Aggies, with 55 points, Farmingdale, N.Y.

Michigan, Big Ten title, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Oregon State, Pacific Coast Intercollegiate title, San Luis Obispo, Calif.

MILEPOSTS—DIED: J. WATSON WEBB, 75, 10-goal polo player. Master of Fox Hounds and big game hunter, in New York. Webb was a member of the Big Four (Webb, Devereux Milburn, Tommy Hitchcock, Malcolm Stevenson), brilliant international polo team that captured International Challenge Cup (emblematic of the world championship) from England in 1921, successfully defended it in 1924 and 1927. Webb, a spectacular left-hander, was named at No. 1 in America's all-time, all-star polo team in 1934. He made several trips to Alaska for big game, raised terriers on his 4,000-acre farm in Shelburne, Vt. (SI, Sept. 30, 1957), and was a president of the Masters of Fox Hounds Association.