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Mike Hawthorn of Britain, driving Ferrari, won Spanish Grand Prix race, at Barcelona. Hawthorn averaged 157 kph for 505-kilometer race. Runners-up: Luigi Musso of Italy in Maserati; Juan Manuel Fangio of Argentina in Mercedes.
DIED?Hugh Duffy, 87, all-time baseball batting champion, major league outfielder (1888-1905) and manager; after long illness, in Boston. Playing for Boston Bean-eaters in 1894, Outfielder Duffy made 236 hits in 539 times at bat for average of .438, a record which has never been equaled.
DIED?Earl Whitehill, 54, left-handed pitcher for Detroit, Washington and other teams (1923-1939); of injuries received in automobile accident, at Omaha. In 17 years of major league career, Whitehill won 218, lost 185.
HONORED? Ed Furgol , 35, winner of U.S. Open; as "golfer of year" by Professional Golfers' Association after poll of 902 pros, golf writers, officials. Runner-up: Bob Toski, year's leading money winner ($65,891).
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