Ken Brett, 15, a left-handed pitcher from El Segundo, Calif., led his home-town team to victory in the Babe Ruth League World Series in Woodland, Calif. when he threw a 10-0 no-hitter against New Orleans in the quarter-finals and batted .462 in El Segundo's four wins.
Lawrence Rackel, 42, a Saginaw, Mich. accountant, borrowed a .300-magnum rifle from a friend and fired nine straight bull's-eyes at 1,000 yards in a shoot-off to win the Wimbledon Trophy for high-powered rifles at the national matches in Camp Perry, Ohio.
Maggie Jorden, 12, of Pittsburgh, a water skier for five years, took the National Junior Girls' trick title in Webster, Mass.—just two weeks after she won her third straight Eastern Regional Championship in Worcester with a sweep of all the events in her division.
Frank D. Sears, 42, a mechanical engineer from Camp Hill, Pa., piloted his 1-26 class sailplane to victory in the 1-26 Regatta in Elmira, N.Y. During the three-day series he out-raced 28 competitors, among them the Northern and Southern California champions.
September 20, 1964
Zan Guerry, 15, of Lookout Mountain, Tenn., outlasted 25-year-old Les Nicholson of Nashville 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 to become to he youngest player ever to win the men's singles championship in the Tennessee Stale Closed Tennis Tournament in Nashville.
Tom Elberson, 36, a carpenter-foreman from forked River, N.J., piloted Lady Bird, a modified Garvey inboard powerboat, to first place in the World Garvey Championship Race on Barnegat Bay, N.J. Earlier that day his daughter Lynn had been crowned "Miss Garvey."