TRACK AND FIELD
of Denmark won 880-yard run in 1:48.6, tying world record for distance set by Mal Whitfield of Los Angeles in 1953. Runner-up: Audun Boysen of Norway, with time of 1:49.1.
ALL STAR? National Hockey League All Stars, down two goals at end of first period, scored twice in second period, then hung on to tie
Detroit Red Wings
in first major hockey competition of season.
GRIND?Primo Volpi of Italy won 1,750-mile Tour of Europe bicycle race, covering distance in 83 hours, 31 minutes, 59 seconds.
(.303) of St. Louis Cardinals and Pitcher
(20-6) of New York Yankees; as major league Rookies of Year by sporting News.
Eddie Mathews, 22, third baseman and home-run leader of Milwaukee Braves; to Virjean Lauby of Marshfield, Wis. in civil ceremony at Milwaukee.
RETIRED?Fritz Walter, 34, captain of Germany's world champion soccer team; after final game against Belgium at Brussels.
, 29, former world flyweight boxing champion; after 12 years of top-class competition.
RETIRED?Gerry McNeil, 28, goalie of Montreal Canadiens; to running filling station after deciding big-league hockey was too hard on nerves.
OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD