Black and white track athletes competed with one another for the first time in southern Africa in a meet at Salisbury, Rhodesia.
A combined HARVARD-YALE team defeated Oxford-Cambridge at the Crystal Palace in England in the 23rd meeting of a series begun in the 1890s. The U.S. now leads 12-10-1.
MILEPOSTS—QUIT: KEN HARRELSON of the Cleveland Indians, to try his luck on the professional golf tour.
SIGNED: CLETE BOYER, the Atlanta Braves' recently released third baseman, by the Hawaii Islanders of the Pacific Coast League.
SIGNED: A four-year collective bargaining contract, by the National Football League Players' Association and the club owners.
DIED: GAR WOOD, 90, yesterday's speedboat king, of chest congestion and heart failure; in Miami. Wood drove five Gold Cup winners, won eight Harmsworth Trophies and set many water speed records. He is credited with designing the PT boats used in World War II.