Herb Elliott, Australia's Olympic 1,500-meter champion, showed up for the freshman track trials at Cambridge University, coasted to victory in the half mile in 1 minute 57.1 seconds.
MILEPOSTS—RESIGNED: GABE PAUL, general manager of the Cincinnati Reds, to take a similar post with Houston's 1962 entry in the National League.
HIRED: JOHNNY SAIN, former pitching star with the Boston Braves and New York Yankees, as pitching coach for the Yanks, replacing Ed Lopat.
HIRED: CARL ERSKINE, former Brooklyn pitching star, as baseball coach at Anderson ( Ind.) College.
APPOINTED: CHARLES DILLON STENGEL, Glendale banker, as a lifetime honorary director of Little League, Inc.
DISCIPLINED: KANSAS UNIVERSITY, for illegal recruiting, placed on NCAA probation for one year in football, two years in basketball.
ELECTED: WARREN ORLICK of Tam O'Shanter Country Club, Orchard Lake, Mich., as the Professional Golf Association's Pro of the Year for 1960.
ELECTED: GEORGE C. SHERMAN JR., New York, chairman of the U.S. Polo Association.
DIED: 16 CALIFORNIA POLY football players, in a plane crash in Toledo (see page 65).
DIED: WILLIAM A. W. STEWART, 84, former commodore of the New York Yacht Club.