BASEBALL—NATIONAL LEAGUE overpowered the American League 5-3 in the 28th All-Star Game played in 100° heat at Municipal Stadium in Kansas City. In the first two innings, after a triple by the Giants' Willie Mays on the second pitch, the Nationals scored four runs, two of them homers by Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks and Milwaukee Braves' Del Crandall. Bill Mazeroski of the Pirates singled in the third inning to score the Nationals' fifth run. The Americans made their first run in the sixth when White Sox' Nellie Fox hit a single to score Detroit's Al Kaline. In the eighth Kaline hit the Americans' only home run, scored Harvey Kuenn of Cleveland for two runs. Winning pitcher, Pittsburgh's Bob Friend.
BOATING—ROMAHAJO III, skippered by Harvey Nedeau of Muskegon, Mich., 87-mile Queen's Cup (Milwaukee to Macatawa Bay), with corrected time of 10:43:20.
BOXING—LUIS RODRIGUEZ, unbeaten welterweight, extended victory string to 29 with 10-round decision over onetime welterweight champion Virgil Akins, Louisville.
FENCING—NEW YORK AC, team foil title; ALBERT AXELROD, individual foil title; U.S. NAVY, team épéé title; DAVID MICAHNIK, Wilkes Barre, Pa., individual épéé title; PANNONIA AC, San Francisco, team sabre title; JENO HAMORI, Philadelphia, individual sabre title; MRS. JANICE-LEE ROMARY, Los Angeles, women's title; NEW YORK AC, three-weapon title; national fencing championships, New York.
July 17, 1960
The 1960 U.S. Olympic fencing team, chosen after national championships in New York: MEN'S FOIL: Albert Axelrod, Dr. Daniel A. Bukantz, Gene Glazer, Harold Goldsmith, Allan Kwartler, Ensign Joseph Paletta; MEN'S EPEE: Michael Dasaro, Henry Kolowrat, Lieut, (jg) James Margolis, David Micahnik, Ralph Spinella, Ensign Roland Wommack; MEN'S SABRE: Michael Dasaro, Richard Dyer, Allan Kwartler, Ensign Alfonso Morales, Dr. Tibor Nyilas, George Worth; WOMEN'S TEAM: Judy Goodrich, Harriet King, Mrs. Maxine Mitchell, Mrs. Janice-Lee Romary, Evelyn Terhune.
GOLF—KEL NAGLE, former Australian woodcutter, undercut Arnold Palmer's bid for a grand slam by one stroke in the British Open, with 278 for 72 holes, at St. Andrews, Scotland (see page 18).
Art Wall Jr., Pocono Manor, Pa., using a rusty wooden-shafted putter, left the field far behind in the Canadian Open, won with 269 for 72 holes, at Toronto. Runner-up: Jay Hebert, Lafayette, La., with 275.
Mike Souchak, Grossinger, N.Y., $52,000 Buick Open, with 282 for 72 holes, at Flint, Mich. Runners-up: Art Wall Jr., and Gay Brewer Jr. of Crystal River, Fla., with 283.
Mickey Wright, San Diego, Ladies Professional Golf Association title, with 292 for 72 holes, at French Lick, Ind.
HARNESS RACING—ADIOS BUTLER: $25,000 All-America Pace, 1 m., by handy 1¼ lengths over Tar Boy, 2½ lengths over Champ Volo, in 1:59⅕ Yonkers. Eddie Cobb, driver.
HORSE RACING—TEMPESTUOUS waited until final turn to make his bid, overhauled New Policy (fourth), Blank Check (third) and T.V. Lark (second) in a closing rush to take $114,800 Hollywood Derby by nearly 2 lengths, covered 1¼ mile in 2:01⅖ at Hollywood Park. Pete Moreno up.
SWORD DANCER: $108,100 Suburban H., 1¼ m., by½ length over First Landing, in 2:01⅗ for track record, Aqueduct. Eddie Arcaro up. Favorite Bald Eagle was fourth.
LITTLE FITZ: $60,700 Michigan Mile, 1[1/16] m., by a nose over Hymient, in 1:42⅕ Detroit Race Course. Bill Peake up.
DUNCE: $55,250 Stars and Stripes H., 1[3/16] m. over grass, by a neck over Martini II, in 1:57[3/5] Arlington Park. Bralio Baeza up.
PRIZE HOST: $54,200 American H., 1 m. 1 f., by ¾ length over Twenty one Guns, in 1:47⅗ Hollywood Park. Willie Harmatz up.
INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SPORTS—JACK SMITH, in bumper-to-bumper duel with Cotton Owens, fellow townsman from Spartanburg, S.C., won Firecracker 250-mile race at Daytona International Speedway in record speed of 146.832 mph, drove 1960 Pontiac.
Bob Unser, Albuquerque, in annual race up cloud-shrouded Pikes Peak, covered 12½-mile course in 13:28.5 to set record. Unser's brother Al was runner-up; brother Lou won stock-car division in 15:36.6, also a record, at Colorado Springs, Colo.
ROWING—THE 1960 U.S. OLYMPIC ROWING TEAM which qualified in the trials at Syracuse: EIGHT-OARED SHELLS, Navy varsity (Mark Moore, Warren Sweetser III, Gayle Thompson, Joseph Baldwin, Peter Bos, Howard Winfree, Robert Wilson, Lyman Perry, William Long, coxswain); FOURS WITH COXSWAIN, Lake Washington Rowing Club A, Seattle (A. E. Stocker Jr., Charles Alm, Mike Yonker, Roy Rubin, Kurt Seiffert, coxswain); FOURS WITHOUT COXSWAIN, Lake Washington Rowing Club (Don Ayrault, Jr., Ted Nash, Dick Wailes, John Sayre); PAIRS WITH COXSWAIN, Lake Washington Rowing Club (Con Findlay, Dick Draeger, Henry Mitchell II, coxswain); PAIRS WITHOUT COXSWAIN, Lake Washington Rowing Club A (Bob Rogers, Ted Frost); DOUBLES SCULLS, Vesper Boat Club, Philadelphia (Jack Kelly Jr., Bill Knecht); SINGLE SCULLS, Harry Parker, Vesper Boat Club
SHOOTING—PAUL JENKINS, gunslinger from Phoenix, Ariz., outdrew 82 other top guns to prove himself fastest draw in the West in Western States walk-and-draw shoot-out at Old Tucson, Ariz. MARY SCOTT, 21-year-old housewife from Coolidge, Ariz., won women's title.
SOCCER—RUSSIA, 2-1, over Yugoslavia in overtime for European National Soccer Cup title, at Paris.
SWIMMING—MIKE TROY, Indiana University, 200-meter butterfly in 2:15, for world record; TOM STOCK, Indiana University freshman this fall, 200-meter backstroke, in 2:16.9, for world record, at Evansville, Ind.
Ria Van Velsen, Holland, 100-meter backstroke in 1:10.9, for world record, Maastricht, Netherlands.
TENNIS—PAUL PALMER, Phoenix, first defeated Chuck Rombeau, Studio City, Calif., 3-6, 7-5, 2-6, 6-0, 6-3 for National Junior Hard Court title in 18-year-old division, then teamed with Henry Kamakana, Honolulu, to take doubles, Burlingame, Calif.
Dennis Ralston, Bakersfield, Calif., over Martin Mulligan, Australia, 6-3, 6-4, 7-5, for men's singles; MRS. DOROTHY HEAD KNODE, Forest Hills, N.Y., over Ruia Morison, New Zealand, 6-4, 6-2, for women's singles in Irish championships, Dublin.
TRACK & FIELD—RAFER JOHNSON broke world decathlon record and won a place on U.S. Olympic team, with a score of 8,683 points in AAU championship at Eugene, Ore. (see page 32). Defending Champion C. K. Yang, who will compete for Formosa, in the Olympic Games, posted 8,426 points, also surpassed world record.
Wilma Rudolph, Tennessee State University, ran 200 meters in 22.9 to better women's world record, in AAU National championships at Corpus Christi, Texas. PAT DANIELS, San Mateo, Calif., broke 800-meter American record with time of 2:17.5; IRENE ROBERTSON, Spartan Women's AC of Los Angeles, broke 400-meter American record with time of 57.1; TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY, team title, with 93 points.
WATER POLO—LYNWOOD SC, Lynwood Calif., used speed and power style of California play to eliminate eastern teams that use a traditional, more deliberate style, won Olympic trials by defeating Los Angeles Swim Stadium 6-5, automatically placed seven players on Olympic team. They are: Wally Wolf, Ron Severa. Ron Crawford, Jim Kelsey, Marvin Burns, Gordon Hall, Fred Tisue. Named as alternates are three members of Los Angeles team: Charles Bittick, Ron Volmer, Bob Horn. Fourth alternate is Charles McIlroy of El Segundo (Calif.) SC.
MILEPOST—DIED JOSEPH O'CONNELL, 68, financier and owner of two of the last three winners of the Belmont Stakes, in Boston O'Connell. owner of Green Dunes Stable (colors green and gold), won the 1958 Belmont Stakes with Cavan and again last month with Celtic Ash. O'Connell also had a long-time interest in show horses, took the National Conformation championship in 1951 with My Bill.