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June 20, 1966
BOATING—Renamed BIG BROAD JUMPER, the boat once known as Maritime won the 194-mile Gateway Marathon for the second year in a row as Bill Wishnick and Allan Brown skippered the 32-foot aluminum craft through the Gulf Stream's eight-foot seas and a 20-knot wind from Palm Beach, Fla. to Grand Bahama Island and back in 5 hours 10 minutes and 52 seconds. Piloted by Jim Wynne last year, the craft was the first all-metal boat ever to win this race.
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June 20, 1966

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MILEPOSTS—MERGED: into one divisible whole (with, presumably, liberty and justice for all) after six years of sniping and snarling, the rival National and American Football Leagues (page 14).

TRADED: by the Chicago White Sox, Relief Pitcher EDDIE FISHER, who appeared in 82 games last season, winning 15, to the Baltimore Orioles for slick-fielding Second Baseman Jerry Adair.

RETIRED: from active play to take a position in the Detroit front office, DOUG BARKLEY, 29, star defenseman for the Detroit Red Wings, who lost the sight in one eye as the result of an injury suffered on January 30 while struggling for the puck with Doug Mohns of Chicago. Four operations have failed to restore Barkley's vision.

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