John W. Allen, of Buffalo, pharmaceutical supplies salesman who placed 24th in Rome as member of U.S. Olympic walking team, scuttled across finish line in 2 hours and 3 minutes to win National 2 5-km. Championship Walk, held at Providence.
Bob Hendley, slight southpaw with 16-9 regular-season record, shrugged off a pounding in third game to come back in sixth, hold Toronto Maple Leafs to six hits, no walks, give his Louisville Colonels a 5-1 decision and victory in Junior World Series.
James Schultz, 30-year-old fresh-water angler from Okemos, Mich, who hooked and boated a 1,033-pound Pacific blue marlin off Hawaii, was credited with world record catch in all-tackle, 130-pound test line class by International Game Fish Assn.
Williams. Terrell, Charlotte, N.C. textile machinery manufacturer, entered annual Southern Seniors golf tournament for first time, shot a one-over-par 211 over 54 holes to finish eight strokes ahead of runner-up Ted Olsee of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
October 23, 1960
Peter Fogarasay, student at North Carolina State and ex-Hungarian freedom fighter, was named Carolinas' Amateur Athlete of Year. He holds AAU 200-meter breaststroke record, has beaten Olympic Winner Bill Mullikin in six of seven races.
Chuck Martin, husky tackle for Kansas City's Rockhurst H.S., scooped up three opponent fumbles and ran 33, 50 and 35 yards to score all three touchdowns in 20-0 victory over archrival Ward High, become Rockhurst's top scorer for season with 24 points.