Ruth Hodge, 21-year-old political science major at Wellesley, after taking first in her college's 66th annual hoop roll, stated she wasn't ready to toss her hat into the matrimonial ring, despite tradition that winner will be first senior to marry.
Bill Collins, 31-year-old ex-Marine from Baltimore, upset Masters Champion Arnold Palmer in Houston Classic with a come-from-behind, 3-under-par victory in 18-hole playoff. It was Collins' second win in three years of regular tournament play.
Ed Workman, 27-year-old sophomore at Lubbock (Texas) Christian College, won his third Best All-around Cowboy title of season when he placed first in bareback bronc riding and first in calf roping at Hardin-Simmons University's rodeo at Abilene, Texas.
Dr. Stuart H. Walker, 37, Annapolis pediatrician, became first American yachtsman to win Princess Elizabeth Cup for International 14's when he sailed his dinghy Salute to four firsts and one second in five-race series at Hamilton, Bermuda.
May 15, 1960
Mickey Solomone (rhymes with boney), 17-year-old apprentice jockey from Hinsdale, Ill. who has been racing for less than a year, became the biggest news of Aqueduct meeting when he rode 19 of his first 52 mounts to victory, including five in one day.
Cel Rutledge, 17-year-old Olympic hopeful from Austin, Texas, who includes Shotputter Bill Nieder among her coaches, took part in her third track meet—the Bluebonnet Belle Relays in San Angelo, Texas—set meet records in shotput, discus and javelin.