BADMINTON—JUDY DEVLIN, Baltimore, over Margaret Varner, Wilmington, Del., 6-11, 11-7, 11-7, singles; MARGARET VARNER and FINN KOBRERO, Copenhagen, over Judy Devlin, and Mike Roache, mixed doubles, U.S. Open championships, Chicago.
This is an article from the April 11, 1960 issue
BOATING—HUGH ENTROP, Seattle, set world speed record of 114.65 mph for unlimited class outboards, driving 14-foot Starflite Too, Havasu Lake, Parker, Ariz.
Mogu, owned by Fred Gugenheimer, St. Petersburg, Fla., 62-mile Tampa-to-Tarpon Springs ocean race.
Dick Stearns, Wilmette, Ill., International Star Class spring championship. New Orleans.
BOXING—SUGAR RAY ROBINSON, 1-round KO over Tony Baldoni, middleweights, Baltimore.
Dick Tiger, British Empire middleweight champion, 10-round split decision over Victor Zalazar, Boston.
Alex Miteff, Argentina, 4-round KO over Monroe Ratliff, heavyweights, Tijuana, Mexico.
Tiger Jones, 7-round TKO over Willie Green, middleweights, Providence, R.I.
Doug Jones, 10-round decision over Von Clay, light heavyweights, New York.
Dick Richardson, England, 13-round KO over Hans Kalbfell, Germany, for European heavyweight championship, Dortmund, Germany.
Dave Charnley, England, 10-round KO over Mario Vecchiatto, Italy, for European lightweight championship, London.
CRICKET—ENGLAND over West Indies with one victory and four draws, for first test series victory since rivalry began in 1929-30, Port of Spain, Trinidad.
HORSE RACING—BALLY ACHE, $120,600 Florida Derby, 1‚⅛ in. in 1:47 3/5, by a nose over Venetian Way, Gulf stream Park, Fla. Bob Ussery up.
John William, $28,550 Gotham Stakes, 1 m. in 1:36 2/5, by a head over New Commander, Aqueduct. Sam Boulmetis up.
T.V. Lark, $22,050 Las Vegas Handicap, 1 1/16 m. in 1:41 2/5, by 1½ lengths over Flow Line, Bay Meadows, Calif. Alex Maese up.
Quiz Star, $28,475 Wilwyn Handicap, 1 1/16 m. on grass in 1:44. by½ length over Mystic 2nd, Bowie. Larry Adams up.
INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—CARROLL SHELBY, Dallas, 200-mile, $20,000 Grand Prix for sports cars, Riverside, Calif., averaging 87.5 mph in a Maserati.
RUGBY—OLYMPIC CLUB, San Francisco, over Miraloma, Vancouver, B.C., 6-3 for Western championship, Monterey, Calif.
SOCCER—WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS over Leeds United 3-0, for first-place tie with Tottenham Hotspur in English Soccer League.
STEEPLECHASE—RICACHO, Carolina Cup, by 10 lengths over Carolina Hills, 3 m. and 18 obstacles, in 6:01, Camden, S.C. Joseph Aitcheson up.
TENNIS—ROY EMERSON over Neale Fraser 6-4, 6-2, men's singles: ANN HAY DON, England, over Darlene Hard, Montebello, Calif., 6-2, 6-3, women's singles, Kingston championships, Kingston, Jamaica.
MILEPOSTS—ENGAGED: INGEMAR JOHANSSON, 27, world heavyweight boxing champion, to Birgit Lundgren, 23, longtime girl friend and office treasurer turned mannequin.
RESIGNED: HAL DIXON, 40, National League umpire for seven years, after request for salary raise was turned down, Cincinnati.
NAMED: CHICK LANG, who quit as agent for Jockey Bill Hartack (see page 26), to new post of assistant racing director at Pimlico.
DIED: WILLIE MOLTER, 50, trainer of such famous horses as Round Table 'world's top money-winning Thoroughbred) and Determine (1954, Kentucky Derby winner), of cerebral stroke, Burlin-game, Calif. Molter, a former jockey, began training horses in 1985, won more races than any other trainer from 1946 through 1949, saw his horses pull in more than $1 million each year in 1954, 1956 and 1958.