Dean McLaughlin, salesman for an Oshawa, Ont. grocery firm, scored ringers with 92% of his attempts in the qualifying and the playoff rounds of the Canadian Horseshoe Pitching championships at Hamilton, Ont., regained the title he lost in 1956.
Dorothy Marker, 57, Versailles, Ohio housewife, broke 100 straight targets to win the women's veteran championship in the 61st Grand American Trapshoot at Vandalia, Ohio, repeated her triumph of two years ago, posted the identical perfect score.
Ennie Argence of New Orleans, driving the hydroplane Gun Shy in the championships of the National Inboard Hydroplane meet at Cape Coral, Fla., established a five-mile competitive speed record in the 266-cubic-inch class, averaged 80.501 mph.
Ed Olivares of Mayag√∫ez, P.R., St. Louis Cardinal farm hand now playing third base for Winston-Salem, led the Class B Carolina League in home runs (35) and RBIs (125) with 136 of 140 games completed, was named the league's Player of the Year.
September 11, 1960
Harry Strasburger, 57, of Coffeyville, Kans., gained the lead at the 13th hole with a par 4, kept it the rest of the way to-win the first world seniors' golf championship at Colorado Springs, Colo., defeated John Roberts of Chicago 2 and 1.
Danny Litwhiler, onetime outfielder in the National League, now Florida State University baseball coach, hit seven home runs in seven tournament games depite a broken hand, sparked his Tallahassee, Fla. team to the state slow-pitch softball title.