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March 02, 1959
BASKETBALL—BOSTON, with 47 wins, 16 losses, clinched NBA Eastern Division championship.
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March 02, 1959

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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BASKETBALL—BOSTON, with 47 wins, 16 losses, clinched NBA Eastern Division championship.

BOATING—WALTER BOWDEN, San Antonio, national 5-0-5 class sailing championship, Miami.

BOBSLEDDING—STAN BENHAM, Lake Placid, N.Y., and NEIL ROGERS, JIM RANDOLPH and CHARLES RANDOLPH, all of Saranac Lake, N.Y., North American four-man championship, Lake Placid. FRED FORTUNE and JACK YOUNG, both of Lake Placid, N.Y., won two-man championship.

BOXING—SONNY LISTON, 6-round TKO over Mike DeJohn, heavyweights, Miami Beach.

Gene Fullmer, ex-world middleweight champion, majority decision over Wilfie Greaves, New York.

GOLF—PORKY OLIVER, Denver, Jamaica open with 277 for 72 holes, Kingston.

Betsy Rawls, Spartanburg, S.C., Lake Worth ( Fla.) women's open, with 285 for 72 holes. Runner-up: Louise Suggs, Sea Island, Ga., with 286.

HORSE RACING—BARDSTOWN: $137,600 Widener H., 1� m., by 1� lengths, in 2:01 1/5, Hialeah. Steve Brooks up.

FINNEGAN: $56,000 San Felipe H., 1 1/16 m., by neck, in 1:43 2/5, Santa Anita. Willie Harmatz up.

FIRST LANDING: $29,650 Everglades S., 1 1/8 m., by neck, in 1:49 4/5, Hialeah. Eddie Arcaro up.

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