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A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS
August 15, 1955
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August 15, 1955

A Roundup Of The Week's News

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MILEPOSTS

APPOINTED— Rogers Hornsby , Baseball Hall of Famer, .400 hitter, major leagues' terrible-tempered nomad, to $15,000-a-year post as director of Chicago's string of municipal sports schools for boys 8 to 18.

DIED—Sam Levy, 60, Milwaukee Journal baseball writer for 37 years, chairman, Milwaukee chapter, Baseball Writers of America; of heart attack, at Milwaukee.

OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD

AUTO RACING
Frank Mundy, AAA 100-mile late model stock car race, in Chrysler 300, Knoxville, Tenn.

BOXING

Gil Cadilli, 7-round KO over Rudy Garcia, featherweights, Hollywood, Calif.
Fabeia Chavez, 4-round technical decision over Tommy Manaois, lightweights, Los Angeles.
Stan Bryant, 10-round decision over Esau Ferdinand, middleweights, Oakland, Calif.
Gene Linscott, 10-round split decision over Al Andrews middleweights, Pontiac, Mich.
Bobby Boyd, 3-round TKO over Tony Anthony, middle-weights, New York.
Arthur Persley, 12-round decision over Joe Brown, lightweights, New Orleans.
Bobby Dykes, 10-round decision over Pedro Gonzales, middleweights, Miami, Fla.
Hans Stretz, 3-round KO over Franco Festucci, middleweights, Rome.
Cisco Andrade, 6-round KO over Eddie Chavez, lightweights, San Jose, Calif.
Chico Vejar, 10-round decision over Vic Cardell, welterweights, Hartford, Conn.

CHESS
Boris Spassky, Moscow, World Junior championship, Antwerp, Belgium.

GOLF

Lew Oehmig, over Ed Brantly 10 and 8, Tennessee Amateur, Nashville, Tenn.
Doug Sanders, Cedartown, Ga., with 286 for 72 holes, All-American men's amateur, Chicago.
Wiffi Smith, St. Clair, Mich., with 312 for 72 holes, All-American women's amateur, Chicago.
Moe Norman, Kitchener, Ont., over Lyle Crawford, Canadian Amateur, Calgary, Alberta.
Marlene Stewart, Fonthill, Ont., with 223 for 54 holes, Canadian Women's championship, Victoria, B.C.
Ray Terry, Jacksonville, Fla., with 283 for 72 holes, World-Wide Air Force championship, Langley AFB, Va.
Ken Venturi, San Francisco, over Joseph Brooke 8 and 7, German Intl. championship, Hamburg, Germany.

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