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October 30, 1961
BASEBALL—NEW YORK YANKEES placed four men on the major league All-Star team: Outfielders Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris, Catcher Elston Howard, and Shortstop Tony Kubek, but 25-game-winner Whitey Ford lost out in the voting for a left-handed pitcher to the National League's regular 20-game winner, Warren Spahn. First Baseman Norm Cash of Detoit, Second Baseman Frank Boiling of Milwaukee and Third Baseman Ken Boyer of St. Louis round out the infield while two players from the pennant-winning Cincinnati Reds, Outfielder Frank Robinson and right-handed Pitcher Joey Jay, complete the first team.
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October 30, 1961

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MILEPOSTS—CONFIRMED: FLOYD PATTERSON-TOM MCNEELEY Dec. 4 heavyweight title bout at Toronto. Meanwhile, heavyweight Sonny Liston, reinstated by the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission, signed to meet Germany's Albert Westphal on the same night, in Philadelphia. Tele-PrompTer will probably televise both fights as a closed-circuit double-feature.

DIED: GEORGE BREWSTER CHADWICK, 81-year-old retired schoolteacher, who was twice (1900 and 1902) named to Walter Camp's All-America team, in Old Lyme, Conn. "The phantom line cleaver," as Brewster is described by Allison Danzig in his book, The History of American Football, played halfback on the undefeated Yale teams of 1900 and 1902 and was captain in his senior year.

DIED: BERNARD DARWIN, 85, for 39 years golf correspondent of The London limes and considered one of the sport's most knowledgeable writers, in London. The grandson of naturalist Charles Darwin, he was himself a fine player, twice gained the semifinals of the British Amateur Golf Championship and was the captain of the first British Walker Cup team in 1922.

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