SCOREBOARD gets remade into SCORECARD and ... THESE FACES IN THE CROWD ... moves from the front of the section to the end, dropping the ellipses and "These" to become, simply and forever, FACES IN THE CROWD.
Brian Basacker, 9, gets a nod for Frog Jumping when his amphibious friend, Tule Pet, leaps 13'2½" in the international contest in Angels Camp, Calif., where Mark Twain set The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.
"Armin Hary, 23, a West German sales clerk, runs 100 meters in 10 seconds flat in an international meet in Zurich to beat the world mark of 0:10.1, then repeats the feat a half hour later when officials refuse to believe their stopwatches the first time."
"Carroll Soo Hoo, Zoo Animals. Soo Hoo, a civilian electrician for the U.S. Navy, likes to buy wild animals and donate them to the San Francisco Zoo. He is shown with a cheetah named Gen, one of a pair he recently presented to the Zoo. 'It's my way of using my money and enjoying it and having other people enjoy it too,' the 49-year-old Chinese-American bachelor says. 'When I see people coming to the zoo, I can consider they're my guests.' At the moment Soo Hoo is wondering whether to make his next gift a wombat or a gnu. Zoo officials cannot help but hope he decides on the latter. They foresee the headline: SOO-HOO GIVES GNU TO ZOO."
"Pat Moss, attractive sister of Britain's Stirling Moss, teamed with friend Ann Wisdom in an Austin Healey, won the 2,885-mile rally from Liege, Belgium, to Rome and return over 82 starters. It was the first time in the 30-year-old event that a women's team has one."
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George Craft, Tobacco Spitting. "The Mississippi farmer worked up a good cut and sent a brown stream 19'6" into a crosswind to win his seventh National Tobacco Spitting title in Raleigh, Miss. Said he of his skill, 'You can't acquire it. You got it or you ain't.'"
Baba Sy, "semi-literate limousine driver from Senegal," finishes second at the World Checkers Championship.
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