Pat Moss, attractive sister of Britain's Stirling Moss, teamed with friend Ann Wisdom in an Austin Healey, won the 2,885-mile rally from Liege, Belgium to Rome and return over 82 starters. It was first time in 30-year-old event that a women's team has won.
Johnny Pott of Shreveport, La. won his first major golf victory in a playoff in the $25,000 Dallas Open when he placed his third tee shot three and a half feet from the hole to make a birdie and beat Ted Kroll of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Tommy Trotter, track official in Illinois, was named to succeed Jimmy Kilroe (who moves to Santa Anita) as racing secretary and handicapper for the New York Racing Association. Trotter, 33, is one of the youngest to hold this job at a major track.
Pat Duane of Delray Beach, Fla., a slim 30-year-old mother of two, won the North American women's sailing championship at Annapolis, Md. when she defeated the leader, Jane Pegel of Lake Geneva, Wis., on a starting maneuver in the last of eight races.
September 18, 1960
Tom Wolfe Jr., 200-pound 15-year-old from Huntington, W. Va., threw a two-hit shutout against Charlotte, N.C. for a 3-0 victory and the Babe Ruth League title at St. Paul. "Everything I learned about pitching I learned from my dad," said Tommy.
Douglas Wolaver, 22, a farmer from Pulaski, Tenn., became youngest rider ever to win the world walking horse championship when, on Mack K's Handshaker (owned by Wolaver and J. H. Gibson), he won the National Celebration at Shelbyville, Tenn.