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FOR THE RECORD

March 28, 1960
March 28, 1960

Table of Contents
March 28, 1960

Table of Contents
Yesterday
Buckeyes
Ron And Don
  • By Robert Boyle

    Training together on a secluded California beach are an Irishman and an American with a common aim—to beat Australia's Herb Elliott to an Olympic medal at Rome

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
The Art of Fishing with the Wet Fly PART I
  • On eastern streams and on the wilder waters of the West, Angler James Leisenring, who died in 1951, was known as a master of wet-fly fishing. In this issue, Leisenring's old friend and companion angler, Vernon Hidy, in collaboration with Champion Fly Caster Johnny Dieckman and Artist Anthony Ravielli, begins a three-part series on Leisenring's trout-tested techniques based on many lessons learned from him at streamside

Baseball
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

FOR THE RECORD

BASKETBALL—PARSONS (Kans.) over Tyler (Texas) 73-71 for Junior College Championship, Hutchinson, Kans.

This is an article from the March 28, 1960 issue Original Layout

BOXING—CARLOS HERNANDEZ, 7-round TKO over Davey Moore, world featherweight champion, nontitle bout, Caracas, Venezuela. Moore suffered broken jaw, ending three-year, 17-bout winning streak.

Jose Becerra, world bantamweight champion, 10-round decision over Ward Yee, San Antonio.

Ike Chestnut, 10-round decision over Leroy Jeffery, featherweights, Cleveland.

Jose Torres, 10-round decision over Tony Dupas, middleweights, Buffalo.

Eduardo Lausse, Argentina, 4-round KO over Wilfie Greaves, middleweights, Madison Square Garden.

DOG SHOW—BELLHAVEN LADY JET (collie), owned by Florence B. Ilch, Red Bank, N.J., breed winner, Saw Mill River KC, White Plains, N.Y.

GOLF—GARY PLAYER, South Africa, South Africa Open, with 280 for 72 holes, for unprecedented clean sweep of South Africa's top nine pro tournaments this season.

GYMNASTICS—JAY WERNER, Penn State, all-round individual championship of National Collegiate tournament, with 547.25 points, University Park, Pa.

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

HORSE RACING—BALD EAGLE, $112,500 Gulf-stream Park Handicap, 1½ m. in 2:01⅕ by¾ of a length over Amerigo, Gulfstream Park, Fla. Manuel Ycaza up.

Francis S, owned by Louis Wolfson (Harbor Stable), $35,600 Governor's Gold Cup, 7 f. in 1:23⅗ by 4½ lengths over Idolater, Bowie, Md.

INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—WOLFGANG VON TRIPPS, Germany, Siracusa Grand Prix, Syracuse, Sicily, averaging 162.47 mph in Ferrari.

LACROSSE—MT. WASHINGTON CLUB, Baltimore, over University of Maryland 13-8, Baltimore.

SOCCER—BARCELONA over Real Madrid 3-1 in Spanish League championship, Barcelona, Spain.

TRACK & FIELD—HAYES JONES, 50-yard high hurdles in 5.9, for world record, Cleveland.

Bill Nieder, U.S. Army, unofficially bettered Parry O'Brien's shotput record with 63-foot 10-inch toss, Palo Alto, Calif.

Ray Norton, representing Santa Clara Youth Village, 220 yards around one turn in 20.6, for world record, Berkeley, Calif.

MILEPOSTS—ENGAGED: CAROL HEISS, 20, of New York, World and Olympic figure skating champion, to HAYES ALAN JENKINS, 27, of Akron, Ohio, lawyer and 1956 Olympic figure skating champion, after weeks of coquettish denials.

RETIRED—SAMMY WHITE, 31, Boston Red Sox catcher, after being traded to Cleveland Indians. White, who has caught 100 or more games for past eight seasons and averaged .284 at bat last year to lead American League catchers with Yogi Berra, chose to quit the game rather than leave Boston, where he shares a partnership in a bowling enterprise.

PASSED AWAY: NEW ORLEANS PELICANS, 90, baseball club (Southern Association since 1902) that sent such notables as Shoeless Joe Jackson, Dazzy Vance, Dixie Walker and Tommy Henrich to the majors, of financial strangulation. The Pelicans, who in their first year of play in 1870, as amateurs, lost to the Cincinnati Red Stockings 51-1, in 1887 issued first rain check in professional baseball (existing custom had been to take a fan's word for it that he had suffered from a rain-out), stoutly continued to play during raging yellow fever epidemic of 1905, stumbled on even when their home park was sold out from under them for a motel site in 1958.