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October 10, 1966
BOATING—GREAT BRITAIN won the International Catamaran Challenge Trophy, known as the Little America's Cup, for the sixth consecutive time when Lady Helmsman, skippered by Reg White, beat the American catamaran, Gamecock, sailed by Bob Shiels of Darien, Conn. and Jim Bonney of Milton, Mass., in four of six races.
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October 10, 1966

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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REHIRED: Interim managers BILLY HITCHCOCK, 50, by the Atlanta Braves, and DAVE BRISTOL, 33, by the Cincinnati Reds, for the 1967 season. Hitchcock replaced Bobby Bragan in early-August and led the team to a 33-18 record and fifth place, while Bristol took over for Don Heffner in mid-July and compiled a 39-38 mark as the Reds finished seventh.

FIRED: Longtime sportscaster RED BARBER, 58, one of the best in the business, by the New York Yankees after reporting the team's on-field activities from the radio and TV booth for the past 13 years. Barber spent five years with the Cincinnati Reds before moving over to the Brooklyn Dodgers, where he spent 15 seasons.

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