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April 07, 1958
RECORD BREAKERS—CALIFORNIA'S lanky DON BOWDEN, only American miler to break four minutes, kicked off 1:49.1 half mile to anchor Bear teammates Jack Yerman, Willie White and Maynard Orme to 3:19.8 clocking, fastest ever for sprint medley relay (March 28), next day came back to carry Bear quartet to meet record of 7:30.8 for two-mile relay in talent-loaded Texas Relays at Austin.
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April 07, 1958

A Worldwide Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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DOG SHOW—CH. BEN-DAR's WINNING STRIDE, richly coated orange Belton English setter owned by Mr. and Mrs. Raymond O'Connell of Livonia, Mich., took on nation's top dogs, pranced off with best-in-show at Chicago's International Kennel Club event.

MILEPOSTS—DIED—CHARLES HERBERT (Chuck) KLEIN, 52, soft-spoken National League slugger who hit 300 homers for Philadelphia and Chicago, won MVP award in 1932, led league with .368 in 1933; of cerebral hemorrhage, at Indianapolis.

DIED—DR. CHARLES HENRY STRUB, 73, dynamic founder, developer and head of Santa Anita, pioneer of race track elegance, convenience and $100,000 purses, onetime minor leaguer who gave up dental practice to run San Francisco Seals; of cerebral thrombosis, at Los Angeles.

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