Bobby Orndorff, 17, of Winchester, Va. pitched a 10-0 no-hitter for the Cards in a Babe Ruth League (seven innings) game over the Senators, kept his team idle as he fanned 20, fielded the only ball hit for an out at first. He also banged out a triple and two home runs.
Vickie Chapelle Winston of La Monte, Mo., daughter of a former president of the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association and wife of a top pitcher, won her first national women's championship at 17 in 1956, this year took her fifth title at an aging 24.
George Wilson, 68, first in the inaugural Maryland Governor's Cup race of 1927, won again for the ninth time with Magic, now 69. One of the few remaining Chesapeake Bay log canoes, Magic crams 1,000 square feet of sail on a 34-foot hull hewn from virgin pine logs.
Gail Liberty, 25, of Auburn, Me. Joined the Air Force and bought a pistol for protection, then decided to learn how to use it. She won the U.S. women's pistol title in 1962, took a second and fourth at the world championships and this year won her second national title.
August 25, 1963
Clay Gaddie, 53, golf pro for 20 years at Maketewah Country Club in Cincinnati, shot a 29-32-61 with 11 birdies, seven pars and only 21 putts. Explained Gaddie, who had set the previous record of 63 in 1946, "I just knocked in a whole bunch of 12 footers."
Michel Darbellay, 29, a Swiss guide, conquered one of the last mountaineering challenges in the Alps, I making the first solo climb of the north wall of the Eiger. Hampered by torrents of water from the snowfields, he scaled the 6,000-foot rock wall in 19 hours.