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September 07, 1964
BASEBALL—On the no-hit pitching of 12-year-old Danny Yaccarino, STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. shut out Monterrey, Mexico 4-0 to win the Little League World Series at Williamsport, Pa. Yaccarino, who weighs only 104 pounds, struck out eight batters and walked one in the regulation six innings, and hit a home run in his first time at bat.
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September 07, 1964

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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Darby Dan Farm's CANDALITA ($6.70), with Braulio Baeza up, took an early lead and then held off Marshua in the stretch to win the $81,050 Spinaway Slakes at Saratoga. The 2-year-old filly covered the six furlongs in 1:10 4/5. Queen Empress, the favorite, was third.

Favorite ROMAN BROTHER ($6.60), under the urging of Jockey Fernando Alvarez, came from behind and wore down Lieut. Stevens in the home stretch to take the $134,300 American Derby by a length over a 1�-mile course at Arlington Park in Chicago. The victory, worth $89,300 to the Harbor View Farm bay gelding, raised his 1964 earnings to $304,542.

ROWING—In the second phase of the Olympic trials 16 more rowers in five events were picked for the Tokyo team after three days of competition over a 2,000-meter course in Orchard Beach Lagoon. N.Y.

Seymour Cromwell III of New Rochelle, N.Y. and JAMES STORM of San Diego won the Double Sculls and CONN FINDLAY, a gold-medal winner in the 1956 Games, teamed with his Stanford, Calif. mates, ENSIGN EDWARD P. FERRY, USN and Cox KENT MITCHELL to take the Pairs with Coxswain. TED NASH, a 1960 Olympic gold-medal winner, stroked the Lake Washington Rowing Club of Seattle to victory in the Fours without Coxswain race; a Harvard team, stroked by THOMAS POLLOCK, was first in the Fours with Coxswain; while JIM EDMONDS and TONY JOHNSON of the Potomac Boat Club, Washington, took the Pairs without Coxswain race. Picked earlier to represent the U.S. at Tokyo were DON SPERO of the New York Athletic Club in the Single Sculls and the VESPER BOAT CLUB of Philadelphia in the Eight-Oared event.

SHOOTING—W. E. DUGGAN, a 59-year-old railroad conductor from Delphos, Ohio, broke 99 of 100 clay targets from 20 yards to tie with four other shooters, and then shattered 24 of 25 targets in the shootoff to win trapshooting's most prestigious event, the Grand American Handicap, in Vandalia. Ohio. In the North American clay-target championship from 16 yards, BUEFORD C. BAILEY, 39, a wheat-and-cattle rancher from Big Springs, Neb., broke 200 straight and followed with 75 more in the shootoff to take the title. The National Doubles championship was won by WILLIAM A. BRAUER III of Fond Du Lac, Wis.

TENNIS—For the first time in a decade, both the U.S. men's and women's teams won the National Doubles championships at the Longwood Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill, Mass. Without once losing service, CHUCK McKINLEY and DENNIS RALSTON took only 51 minutes to run through Great Britain's Mike Sangster and Graham Stillwell 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 to gain the title for the third time. BILL TALBERT and GARDNAR MULLOY, who won the same championship four times (1942, 1945, 1946 and 1948), teamed once again last week to take the men's senior title for the second year in a row, by defeating Nicholas Powel and Dave Perchonock 7-5, 6-2. In the women's final BILLIE JEAN MOFFITT and MRS. KAREN HANTZE SUSMAN upset Margaret Smith and Lesley Turner. Australia's Wimbledon doubles champions, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4.

Australia earned the right to meet the U.S. in the Davis Cup Challenge Round in Cleveland on September 25 by shutting out Sweden 5-0 in Baastad, Sweden.

TRACK & FIELD—U.S. Olympian BOB SCHUL set a new world record for the two-mile run with a time of 8:26.4, breaking Frenchman Michel Jazy's old mark by 3.2 seconds, in a meet at Woodland Hills, Calif.

In the Soviet national championships at Kiev, three Russian women broke listed records: MARIA ITKINA ran the 400 meters in 53 seconds, IRINA PRESS scored 5,194 points in winning the pentathlon and ELVIRA OZOLINA threw the javelin 201 feet 4� inches.

WATER POLO—EL SEGUNDO of California scored six goals in a three-team playoff to win the Olympic trials at the World's Fair. Seven El Segundo team members and nine other players will take part in a three-week training session at Long Beach, Calif. and then the final 11-man Olympic squad will be picked sometime this month.

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