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October 10, 1960
BASEBALL—MAJOR LEAGUE attendance increased by 4% over 1959, the National League to more than 10� million, the American to more than 9 million. The Dodgers led all clubs with 2,253,019.
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October 10, 1960

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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Chartchai Lamphafa, 17-year-old Thailand boxer, floored Atsushi Fukumoto, Japanese flyweight champion, three times for 2nd-round TKO, Tokyo.

FOOTBALL—Federal Judge Alexander Holtzoff in Washington, D.C. refused to dismiss the AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE'S $10-million antitrust suit against the National Football League, after the NFL had moved to have the case dropped on a legal jurisdictional point. The judge said complaints against all six eastern teams, as well as the Baltimore Colts of the Western Division, are acceptable because those teams do business in Washington on a regular basis.

GAELIC FOOTBALL—Before a Dublin crowd of 80,000 DOWN defeated Kerry's defending champions 2 goals and 10 points to 8 points for the All- Ireland Trophy, which they immediately took across the border into Northern Ireland, for the first time in history.

GOLF—UNITED STATES won the world amateur championship at Ardmore, Pa., over 31 other countries, beating the second-place Australian team by 42 strokes (see page 22). Outstanding on the U.S. team was Jack Nicklaus of Ohio State University, who shot four consecutive subpar rounds of 66, 67, 68, 68.

Peter Thomson of Australia won the marathon 162-hole International tournament played on nine courses in Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales by three strokes over South Africa's Gary Player. Thomson's total was 633 to Player's 636. Mike Souchak of Durham, N.C. was fourth with 647.

Rudy Spiers of Andrews Air Force Base in Washington, D.C. won the World-Wide Air Force championship at San Antonio with a 72-hole score of 287. Runner-up: Edward Moore, Langley Air Force Base, Va., with 292.

Jordan Ball of the Naval Recruiting Station in Richmond, Va. won the All-Navy championship at Fort Ord, Calif., with a 72-hole total of 297. Runner-up: Rudy Boyd, 1958 champion, with 299.

HARNESS RACING—SU MAC LAD ($4.60) opened the season at Yonkers with a three-length victory over Tie Silk in the $25,000 American Test Trot, covering the 1� miles in 2:34 3/5 for a track record. Stanley Dancer, driver.

Bullet Hanover, winner of the Little Brown Jug, set a world record for 3-year-old pacers in a time trial at Lexington, Ky., pacing the mile in 1:55 3/5. Johnny Simpson, driver.

HOCKEY—NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE ALL-STARS defeated the Montreal Canadiens, five times world champions, 2-1 in their annual preseason classic at Montreal. Andy Hebenton of the New York Rangers scored the winning goal in the second period.

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