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January 12, 1959
BASKETBALL—BOSTON, leader in NBA Eastern Division standings; ST. LOUIS, leader in Western Division.
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January 12, 1959

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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BASKETBALL—BOSTON, leader in NBA Eastern Division standings; ST. LOUIS, leader in Western Division.

BOATING—RAY GASSNER, St. Petersburg, Fla., Orange Bowl International Grand Prix, Miami Beach. Controversial ruling disqualified George Byers, Columbus, Ohio, and Don Dunnington, Bethesda, Md. Dunnington planned appeal.

Sid Street, Kansas City, broke own 266-cubic-inch hydroplane world speed record with 146.915 mph speed run. Orange Bowl Regatta.

BOXING—NEAL RIVERS, unanimous 10-round decision over Willie Vaughn, middleweights, Hollywood.

Denny Moyer, split 10-round decision over Caspar Ortega, welterweights, New York.

Paddy Demarco, ex-world lightweight champion, 4-round TKO over Lionel Butler, Providence.

CHESS—BOBBY FISCHER, 15, Brooklyn, United States championship for second straight year.

FOOTBALL—SOUTH 21, North 12, Senior Bowl, Mobile.

Major College All-Stars 14, Small College All-Stars 12, Optimism Bowl, Tucson, Ariz.

Pro All-Stars 47, College All-Stars 27, Hula Bowl, Honolulu.

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