Donald Campbell finally got a quiet spell on England's Lake Ullswater and opened up his jet-powered Bluebird in an official speed test, reclaimed the world's water-speed record for Britain with an average of 202 mph—a demonstration, he said later, he rather wished he could have made in U.S. waters.
Vic Raschi, the once-great Yankee pitcher who was dealt off at the end of the 1953 season and wound up this year with Kansas City, pitched his former teammates temporarily out of the American League lead, allowing them 10 hits but bearing down with men on base to win 3-1.
Paul Richards, Baltimore Orioles manager, has had 65 different players on his 25-man roster so far this year, but is now virtually forbidden to trade young First Baseman Gus Triandos, who has just set an alltime Baltimore record of nine home runs in one season.
New Zealand Racing Conference, the governing body for that nation's horse racing, raised the minimum weight impost for horses from 98 to 105 pounds because jockeys are getting bigger—a fact that is bothering racing officials everywhere, although nowhere else has anything been done about it.
Lt. Bob Mathias will get a three-month leave from the Marine Corps beginning September 1 to take a State Department-sponsored world tour in which he will be a kind of athletic Point Four—showing the world's youngsters how to do the decathlon.
Beverly Baker Fleitz, home in Long Beach, Calif. after a European campaign in which she won the German and Irish tennis titles and reached the Wimbledon finals, said she would spend the summer at home getting reacquainted with her husband and daughter and not return to the courts until the nationals in September.