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March 16, 1959
BASKETBALL—MITCHELL AIR FORCE BASE, New York, 81, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, 77, for world-wide air force championship, San Antonio, Texas.
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March 16, 1959

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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BASKETBALL—MITCHELL AIR FORCE BASE, New York, 81, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, 77, for world-wide air force championship, San Antonio, Texas.

BILLIARDS—ED LEE, New York, over Stan Adams, Evanston, Ill., for national amateur championship, San Diego, Calif.

BOXING—EDDIE MACHEN, 10-round decision over Jack Johnson, heavyweights, Portland, Ore.

Charley Powell, 8-round KO over 4-1 favorite Nino Valdes, heavyweights, Miami Beach.

COURT TENNIS—JIMMY BOSTWICK, 22, over Northrup Knox, 30, both of Aiken, S.C., for U.S. amateur championship, New York. Only a few weeks ago Knox defeated Albert (Jack) Johnson, a professional, to become the first amateur lo win the world open title since 1914 (SI, Feb. 23).

GOLF—BETTY KERBY, Akron, Ohio, Florida East Coast women's amateur championship, 4 and 3 over Judy Bell, Wichita, Kan., at St. Augustine, Fla.

Deane Beman, Bethesda, Md., South Florida amateur championship for third time, 6 and 5 over John Eisinger Jr., Bethesda, at Jupiter, Fla.

Mickey Wright, San Diego, Calif., $6,000 Jacksonville (Fla.) women's open, for third time, with 286 for 72 holes. Runner-up: Betsy Rawls, Spartanburg, S.C., with 288.

GYMNASTICS—ILLINOIS, with 143 points, tenth straight Big Ten championship, Bloomington, Ind. Runner-up: University of Michigan with 104� points.

HORSE RACING—SILVER SPOON: $147,300 Santa Anita Derby, 1 1/8 m., by 2� lengths, in 1:49. Ray York up.

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