BICYCLING—The 1960 U.S. OLYMPIC ROAD TEAM which qualified at trials in Central Park, N.Y. (see page 42): MICHAEL HILTNER and LARS ZEBROSKI, both of Pedale Alpini Club, Los Angeles; ROBERT TETZLAFF, U.S. Army; WES CHOWEN, North Hollywood Wheelmen, Los Angeles; BILL FREUND, Detroit; GEORGE KOENIG, U.S. Army. BOB PFARR, Kenosha, Wis., and CHARLES HEWITT, Boston, 1,000-meter world record in 1:14.5, in National Amateur championships at Milwaukee.
This is an article from the Aug. 1, 1960 issue
BOATING—BILL PARKS of Chicago YC, his crewman, ROBERT HALPERIN, and his boat, Shrew, earned right to represent U.S. in Olympic Star-class sailing event by taking Olympic trials at Atlantic Highlands, N.J. Parks defeated fellow Chicagoan, Richard Stearns, 6,625 points to 5,851 points.
Francis Chichester, 58-year-old British adventurer and map publisher, transatlantic solo race in 39-foot sloop Gipsy Moth III (see page 52). Chichester made crossing from Plymouth, England, to Ambrose Lightship off Long Island in 40 days, beating westbound solo record by 16 days.
X-Touche, owned by Clarence Baker and Jerry Clements of Detroit YC, was first to finish 235-mile Port Huron to Mackinac Island race, also took over-all title with corrected time of 34:06:39.
Figaro, owned and skippered by William T. Snaith of Weston, Conn., King of Sweden Cup (3,500-mile race from Bermuda to Skagen Lighthouse on tip of Norway) on corrected time.
BOXING—SONNY LISTON in second round twice slammed Zora Folley to canvas for nine counts, in third round put him away, heavyweights, Denver (see page 49).
Davey Moore, world featherweight champion, sixth-round TKO over Frankie Valdez, in nontitle bout, Albuquerque.
BRICK THROWING—STROUD, OKLAHOMA, over Stroud, England, 106 feet 6 inches to 84 feet 4 inches, in first international contest. Both teams threw simultaneously in their own towns on opposite sides of Atlantic, compared notes by telephone.
CANOE RACING—The 1960 U.S. OLYMPIC CANOE TEAM, which qualified in trials at Lake Sebago, New York: FRANK HAVENS, Washington (D.C.) CC, Canadian 1,000-meter singles; PAUL BEECHAM, Potomac CC, kayak 1,000-meter singles; GLORIANN PERRIER, Washington CC, women's kayak 500-meter singles; KEN WILSON and JOHN WOLTERS, Inwood (N.Y.) CC, kayak 1,000-meter tandem; MARYANN DuCHAI and DIANE JEROME, Turkeyfoot Kayak Club, Hudson, Ohio, women's kayak 500-meter tandem; ARNOLD DEMUS and RICHARD MORAN, Samoset CC, Boston, Canadian 1,000-meter tandem; RUSSELL DERMOND, Yonkers (N.Y.) CC, JOHN PAGKOS, Yonkers CC, CHARLES LUNDMARK, Washington CC, ROBERT O'BRIEN, Inwood CC, kayak singles relay.
CHESS—SAMUEL RESHEVSKY, New York, and VICTOR KORCHNOI, Russia, tied for first place in Buenos Aires chess championship, each with 13 victories, six losses. Youngest U.S. chess champion, Bobby Fischer of New York, tied for 11th place, with 8½ wins, 10½ losses.
GOLF—JAY HEBERT, of Lafayette, La., birdied two of his last four holes to win PGA championship at Akron, Ohio, with 281 for 72 holes. Runner-up: Jim Ferrier, of Burbank, Calif., with 282. BETSY RAWLS, Soartanburg, S.C., making up a seven-stroke deficit in last two rounds, became first four-time winner of U.S. women's open, with 292 for 72 holes, at Worcester, Mass. Runner-up: Joyce Ziske, Waterford, Wis., one stroke behind with 293.
HARNESS RACING-ADIOS DON ($3.80) stepped out to the front at 3/8 pole and eased home a 2-length victor in $121,243 Empire Pace, went the mile in 2:02 3/5, a track record for 2-year-old colts, Yonkers Robert Camper, driver.
Adios Butler ($2.80), Armonk Pace, $25,000, by¾ length over Caduceus, 1 m. in 2:00 1/5, Yonkers. Eddie Cobb, driver.
HORSE RACING—PAPPA'S ALL ($7), in head-and-head battle with Sullivan's Bud to decide the juvenile championship of the West, managed a nose victory in $143,200 Hollywood Juvenile Championship for 2-year-olds, at Hollywood Park. Pappa's All, ridden by George Taniguchi, ran the six furlongs in 1:10.
T. V. Lark ($35.40), Arlington Classic, $135,600, by¾ length over John William, 1 m. in 1:36 1/5, Arlington Park. John Sellers up.
Francis S. ($6.20), Dwyer Handicap, $54,100, by a neck over Irish Lancer, 1¼ m. in 2:03, Aqueduct. Paul Bailey up.
Teacation ($21.60), Monmouth Oaks, $57,900, by 1¼ lengths over Refute, 1‚⅛ m. in 1:49 2/5, Monmouth Park. Walter Blum up.
Colfax Maid ($12.20), Arlington Lassie Stakes, $98,500, by 1¾ lengths over Cap and Bells, 6 f. in 1:11 4/5, Arlington Park. Steve Brooks up.
MODERN PENTATHLON—GEORGE LAMBERT, U.S. Army, was top scorer in Olympic trials at San Antonio with 4,745 points. Others who qualified for U.S. Olympic team were ROBERT L. BECK, U.S. NAVY (4,737 points), JACK DANIELS, U.S. Army (4,683 points), DICK STOLL, U.S. Army (4,604 points).
SHOOTING—PHILLIP CARR, Clyde, N.C., won Great Cotton States Open all-gauge title by scoring 75 straight in shootoff, after first tying six others with perfect 100, at Spartanburg, S.C.
SWIMMING—World and American records fell like autumn leaves in AAU championships at Toledo. MIKE TROY (see page 30), Indiana University, lopped three seconds off his 200-meter world butterfly record with a time of 2:13.4, also anchored Indianapolis AC's 800-meter freestyle relay team (PETER SINTZ, GEORGE BREEN, ALAN SOMERS, TROY) to world record of 8:17. DENNIS ROUNSAVELLE, 19-year-old junior at Southern Cal, who has never won a national title, broke the 400-meter world individual medley record with a time of 5:04.5; LANCE LARSON, Southern Cal, broke the 100-meter world butterfly record with a time of 58.7. TOM STOCK, Indianapolis, broke 200-meter world backstroke record with time of 2:16; Indianapolis AC's (FRANK McKINNEY, CHET JASTREMSKI, TROY, SINTZ) broke 400-meter world medley relay record with time of 4:09.2.
American records went to JEFF FARRELL, New Haven (Conn.) SC, who swam 100-meter freestyle in 54.8, 200-meter freestyle in 2:03; GEORGE BREEN, who did 1,500-meter freestyle in 17:33.5; PETER FOGARASY, North Carolina State, 200-meter breaststroke in 2:38.8; TOM STOCK, Indianapolis, 100-meter backstroke in 1:02.9; CHET JASTREMSKI, Toledo, 100-meter breaststroke in 1:11.8; ALAN SOMERS, 400-meter freestyle in 4:21.9.
Tsuyoshi Yamanaka broke listed 1,500-meter freestyle world record in 17:25; SATOKO TANAKA set 200-meter backstroke world record in 2:33.3, Japanese national championships, Tokyo.
TENNIS—BARRY MacKAY, after losing first set 4-6, defeated his Davis Cup teammate Bernard Bartzen 7-5, 6-4, 6-0 for National Clay Court title, at Chicago. DOROTHY HEAD KNODE, of Panama City, Panama, defeated Gwyn Thomas, of Shaker Heights, Ohio, 6-3, 6-3 for women's singles. PEACHES BARTKOWICZ, 11-year-old sixth-grader from Hamtramck, Mich., after first winning singles and doubles (with JUDY DIXON, Montclair, N.J.) in girls 11-and-under junior championships at Chattanooga, moved up to girls 13-and-under and defeated Vicki Holmes of Melbourne, Fla., 5-7, 6-2, 6-0 for that title. Bill HARRIS, West Palm Beach, Fla., took boys 13-and-under title; ROY BARTH, San Diego, and JOHNNY SANDERLIN, El Cajon, Calif., boys 13-and-under doubles title; ZAN GUERRY, Chattanooga, boys 11-and-under singles title, as well as double title, with DON LUTZ, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Bill Lenoir, Tucson, Ariz., retained his Western Junior title at Springfield, Ohio by defeating Frank Froehling, Coral Gables, Fla., 6-1, 1-6, 4-6, 7-5, 6-2.
TRACK & FIELD—SIEGFRIED VALENTIN, East Germany, set 1,000-meter world record in 2:16.1, in meet at Potsdam.
MILEPOSTS—SELECTED: DICK CHARLES, 39, Omaha television advertising salesman, as first commissioner of newly formed National Bowling League. Charles will set up league headquarters in Dallas. The 12 teams in the NBL, which expects to be in operation by September 1961, are: Birmingham, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Fort Worth, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York, Omaha, San Antonio.