?Herb Score, star left-hander for Indianapolis Indians in American Association, struck out 15 St. Paul batters to raise record season total to 304. Such feats won him league's Rookie of Year and Most Valuable Player awards.
?John Hunter, pitching for Clearwater, Fla. softball team, led team to five straight victories in Southern regional play-offs for softball World Series Sept. 18-23. Hunter's season record, including play-offs: 22 wins, one loss; strike-outs?490 in 234 innings; earned runs for season?one.
GREAT DAY?County Cork's Senior hurling team came from behind at half time to beat Wexford for All-Ireland Hurling championship, one goal and nine points to one goal and six points, before 75,000 spectators at Croke Park, Dublin.
UP NAVY?Tom Allen, 23-year-old corps-man on special leave from Navy, piled up 180 points to win five-race International Lightning class championship at Detroit. Runners-up: H. R. Sindle of Little Falls, N.J. with 172 points; Eugene H. Walet 3rd of New Orleans, 1953 Mallory Cup champion, with 164.
UP CANADA-Harry Jemmett of Kingston, Ont. won final race to take home Sears Cup?-emblematic of U.S. junior sailing title?with total of 48? points after four-day regatta at Holland, Mich.
SKEET?Howard Confer, 35, of Detroit won all-gauge title in national skeet-shooting championships by breaking 75 straight targets in shoot-off with Andy Laird of Stockton, Calif. Other major titlists in six-day meet:
?Col. Salvadore P. Roig of Puerto Rico, over-all championship with 535 targets out of 550.
?Mrs. Carola Mandel, 20-gauge title and women's over-all title.
RIFLE AND PISTOL?Alonzo Woods of El-bridge, N.Y. hit 3,193 bull's-eyes in 3,200" shots to win national small-bore rifle championship at Camp Perry, Ohio.