BASEBALL—CLEARWATER ( Fla.) BOMBERS won the world tournament of the Amateur Softball Association (for the fifth time) at Jones Beach, New York, defeating the Delta Merchants of Stockton, Calif. twice with 1-0 scores. In the first game BOBBY SPELL went nine innings in a three-hitter; in the second BILL MASSEY hurled a seven-inning no-hitter and had 19 strikeouts.
BOATING—WARREN BROWN of the Royal Bermuda YC, won the American Trophy—an International One-Design match-race sailing series—at Larchmont, N.Y., beating Warner Willcox of the Orienta YC of Mamaroneck, N.Y. After the two skippers had tied in the best of three series (the first race was nullified), Willcox, in a sporting gesture, suggested the trophy go to Brown. "Any pertinent rules notwithstanding, Brown completely outsailed me twice," said Willcox. In four races earlier in the week Long Island skippers scored a clean sweep over Bermuda to win the Amorita Cup for International One-Designs.
BOXING—PONE KINGPETCH of Thailand, in his first world flyweight title defense, scored an eight-round TKO over Pascual Perez of Argentina (see page 26).
Jorge Fernandez of Argentina, 10-round decision over Stefan Redl, welterweights, New York.
Ernest Burford and ACE ARMSTRONG, 10-round draw, middleweights, Chicago.
Jose Luis Cruz of Mexico, five-round TKO over Noel Humphreys, featherweights, San Antonio. It was Cruz's 18th straight bout without a loss.
CHESS—SAMUEL RESHEVSKY, international grand master, beat Pal Benko, a Hungarian refugee living in New York, by one point in a 10-game match for the George P. Edgar trophy, at New York. Reshevsky won three games, drew five and lost two for a score of 5�-4�.
FISHING—SALLY PERRY of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. boated a 234�-pound Pacific blue marlin off Kona, Hawaii for world record catch on 50-pound test line. Fighting time: 62 minutes.
FOOTBALL—HOPEWELL HIGH upset Braddock (Pa.) High 7-6 to end Braddock's 56-game winning streak (SI, Nov. 2, '59). It was Braddock's first loss since 1953.
GOLF—MIKE CESTONE, 55-year-old retired postman, won the U.S. Seniors Amateur championship at Osterville, Mass. over David Rose, 56, of Cleveland. Tied after the final 18 holes, Cestone captured the title 1-up on the 20th when Rose missed a four-foot putt.