Actaea, Henry Sears's brisk little Class C 40-foot sloop, outsailed 26 other yachts in slowest New London-to-Annapolis biennial ocean race, covered 446 miles in 85:43:24 corrected time to capture Blue Water Bowl.
, with Alain J. de Berc and H William Stiles Jr and Fred Brooks and J. Nichols Newman leading their respective divisions, piled up 217 points to 210 for second-place Navy, nailed down North American intercollegiate dinghy championship and ninth leg on Henry A. Morss Memorial Trophy at New London, Conn.
, sharpshooting three-time All-America basketball star at La Sal le College, recently signed by professional Philadelphia Warriors; and Caroline Ann Norris, at Washington, D.C.
DIED—Harry (Golden Greek) Agganis, 25, Boston Red Sox first baseman, former Boston University football and baseball star, one of nation's leading southpaw passers; of "massive pulmonary embolism," at Cambridge, Mass. Drafted by pro football's Cleveland Browns in 1952, Agganis elected to try his hand at baseball, signed with Red Sox for reported $25,000 bonus, was sent to Louisville in 1953. Brought up by Boston last year, he batted .251, was hitting over .300 when he contracted pneumonia in May. Hospitalized for several weeks before his sudden death, he was recently placed on voluntarily retired list.
DIED—Frank Hayes, 39, former catcher for Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Indians, St. Louis Browns, holder of major league record of catching 312 consecutive games (1943-'46); at Point Pleasant, N.J.
DIED—Hy Turkin, 40, scholarly sports writer for New York Daily News, co-author of The Official Encyclopedia of Baseball, former president of Metropolitan Track Writers Association, one of founders of National Foundation for Muscular Dystrophy; after long illness, in New York.
OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD
Tom Friedman, Milwaukee, annual "relaxed road race," with 55.6 mph avg. speed, in Maserati Wilmot, Wis.