blustering Chicago White Sox general manager and onetime college basketball and
football official, was fined $500 by Commissioner
unbecoming a baseball official and using profane language" after he
unleashed full-throated blast at umpiring during Chicago-Boston game, was
ordered to make public apology to American League President
White Sox fans. Lane apologized as directed; three days later did some more
umpire criticizing during Chicago- Cleveland game: "I have always maintained
that spectators should not be allowed on the playing field...and Mr. [Bill]
Summers was in that class tonight."
Woodward Jr.'s handsome bay colt, surged out of starting gate, never looked
better as he hustled all way under masterful ride by
California-bred Swaps, his Kentucky Derby conqueror, by big 6� lengths in
$100,000 match race at Washington Park, Chicago (see page 22).
smooth-striding colt owned by E. Gay Drake, sprinted into early lead,
maintained fast front-running pace to score easy victory in six-furlong
$147,845 Washington Park Futurity, pushed year's earnings to healthy $221,120
tops among nation's 2-year-olds.
Traffic Judge, runner-up to Nashua and Swaps in recent races, had capable Eddie
Arcaro aboard, responded nobly with brilliant three-length triumph in $30,250
Ventnor Turf Stakes at Atlantic City, N.J.
Park Dandy, 16
to 1 long shot, got smart ride from
but had to outgame Marked Game
in thrilling stretch run to capture $46,150 Buckeye Handicap at Randall Park,
North Randall, Ohio.
California's leading 2-year-old filly, held off fast finishing Snoop to win by�
length in $29,970 Del Mar Debutante at Del Mar, Calif.
(Hurricane) Jackson, windmilling Rockaway Beach, N.Y. heavyweight, baffled
over-the-hill Ezzard Charles with long-lefts and jigtime dance steps, nearly
floored weary ex-champion with blistering 10th-round attack, won unanimous
decision in TV fight at Cleveland. Jackson, $10,000 richer after second victory
over Charles, admitted: "I don't want to fight. I fight because there's
nothing else I can do."
France floored clutching Willie Toweel twice in second, once in 10th, barely
weathered strong comeback by challenger in late rounds to gain draw, retained
his world bantamweight title before 30,000 at Johannesburg.