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FOR THE RECORD
August 10, 1959
BASEBALL—AMERICAN LEAGUE ALL-STARS evened the score in 1959 All-Star competition by beating National League 5 to 3, at Los Angeles.
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August 10, 1959

For The Record

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BASEBALL—AMERICAN LEAGUE ALL-STARS evened the score in 1959 All-Star competition by beating National League 5 to 3, at Los Angeles.

BICYCLE RACING—ALAN BELL, Somerville, N.J. outpedaled his own 1,000-meter world record, in 1:12.6, at U.S. Pan American trials, Chicago.

BOATING—APACHE, owned by Wilfred Gmeiner, won 235-mile Port Huron-to-Mackinac race with corrected time of 39:43:11, after Clarence Baker, skipper of LAST STRAW, gracefully pointed out committee error which had wrongly made Last Straw winner by three minutes.

CANOE SLALOM WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: PAUL FARRANT, England, single-seat; VLADIMIR JIRASEK, Czechoslovakia, Canadian single-seat; BEHREND and MERKEL, East Germany, mixed Canadian two-seat; FRIEDRICH and KLEINERT, East Germany, Canadian two-seat; HILDE UBBANIAK, West Germany, women's single-seat; at Geneva.

ROYAL CANADIAN HENLEY REGATTA: DETROIT BOAT CLUB, in regatta with 600 oarsmen from 24 rowing clubs, stroked to Senior Eights and team title with record 428 points; singles champion: PAT COSTELLO, Detroit Boat Club, at Port Dalhousie, Ont.

BOXING—SOLOMON BOYSAW, Cleveland, rusty after five-month layoff, came back strong in last rounds for 10-round decision over Gabriel Elorde, lightweights, Cleveland.

Len Matthews, Philadelphia, 10-round decision over Candy McFarland, lightweights, Madison Square Garden, N.Y.

SKEET—HAROLD MYERS, Master Sergeant from Westover AFB, Mass., won over-all honors at World Military Skeet Championship with perfect string of 200 x 200, at Lynhaven, Va.

SWIMMING—ANITA LONSBROUGH, England, set world 200-meter breaststroke record in 2:50.3; RIA VAN VELSEN, Netherlands, set world 100-meter backstroke record in 1:11.7; DUTCH relay team bettered world mark in 400-meter medley relay with time of 4:51.5; Waalwijk, Netherlands. TSUPOSHI YAMANAKA set new world record in 400-meter freestyle in 4:16.6, at Osaka.

Becky Collins, Indianapolis, clipped two seconds off listed world 200-meter butterfly record with 2:38.5 at Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio meet.

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