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October 05, 1964
BASEBALL—ROCHESTER, the top Oriole farm team, defeated Syracuse (Tigers) four games to two to win the International League's Governor's Cup. The Red Wings, who finished fourth in the regular season, had eliminated Jacksonville (Cardinals), the IL pennant winner, in the semifinals. SAN DIEGO (Reds) won the Pacific Coast League playoffs from Arkansas (Phillies), four games to three.
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October 05, 1964

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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Competing in the USGA Senior Women's Championship for the first time, MRS. ALLISON CHOATE of Rye, N.Y. shot a two-round total of 157 (76-81) to defeat former winner Mrs. Edwin H. Vare Jr. of Bryn Mawr, Pa. by two strokes, in Harrison, N.Y.

HARNESS RACING—Donald MacFarlane's VICAR HANOVER ($3.60), guided by Billy Haughton, beat Tamarack Farms' Combat Time by three-quarters of a length in the final heat to win the $66,591 Little Brown Jug at the Delaware County Fair Grounds in Delaware, Ohio (page 100).

Castleton Farm's DARTMOUTH ($20.30), driven by Stanley Dancer, defeated Ayres by a nose when the little Hambletonian winner broke stride at the finish of the $78,223 Dexter Cup Trot for 3-year-olds at Roosevelt Raceway. The 2:08 4/5 clocking for Dartmouth matched the world record for a mile and 1/16 over a half-mile track.

Stanley Dancer drove NOBLE VICTORY to a 2�-length triumph over Egyptian Candor in the $50,428 Westbury Futurity Trot at Roosevelt for the colt's 12th win in 13 starts.

HORSE RACING—Mrs. Henry C. Phipps's BOLD LAD ($2.40), Braulio Baeza up, equaled the Aqueduct track record of 1:16 for 6� furlongs as he sped to victory by 1� lengths over Native Charger in the $138,640 Futurity.

MOTOR SPORTS—Houston's A. J. FOYT became big-car racing's senior career winner when he edged Rodger Ward by less than 10 seconds to take the Hoosier Hundred dirt-track race at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indianapolis. It gave him a record 26 USAC championship-race victories (his ninth this year) and moved him ahead of Ward, who has 25 career wins.

SOCCER—In a playoff game that went 30 minutes into overtime, INTERNAZIONALE OF MILAN defeated Independiente of Buenos Aires 1-0 for the World Champion's Cup in Madrid. Inter had lost the first game of the Final 1-0 in Buenos Aires, but took the second 2-0 in Milan.

SOFTBALL—After eight days of double elimination play among 20 teams from the U.S. and Canada, DETROIT won a playoff game 1-0 from Levittown, N.Y. to gain the men's world championship (fast pitch) in Sunnyvale, Calif. Levittown, led by the pitching of 46-year-old Herb Dudley, had shut out Detroit 1-0 to force the playoff; but Dudley was the loser in the final when Detroit Pitcher Bonnie Jones scored the only run himself in the eighth inning. The Clearwater ( Fla.) Bombers, champions the past two years, were eliminated earlier in the tournament.

SWIMMING—Six world records were set by U.S. Olympic team members in an Olympic warmup meet in Los Angeles: SHARON FINNERAN, 18, Los Angeles. Calif., women's 800-meter freestyle in 9:36.9; CATHY FERGUSON, 16, Burbank, Calif., women's 200-meter backstroke in 2:27.4; GINNY DUENKEL, 17, West Orange, N.J., women's 100-meter backstroke (in leadoff leg of a 400-meter medley relay) in 1:08.3; women's 400-meter medley relay team (Cathy Ferguson, Cynthia Goyette, Kathy Ellis, Martha Randall), 4:34.6; women's 400-meter freestyle relay team (Lynne Allsup, Kathy Seidel. Erika Bricker. Terri Stickles). 4:07.6: and men's 800-meter freestyle relay team (Bill Mettler, Mike Wall, Dave Lyons, Don Schollander), 8:01.8.

TENNIS—AUSTRALIA regained the Davis Cup by defeating the U.S. 3-2 in Cleveland (page 30).

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