leaders for the season: Batting—
, Detroit, .340,
Philadelphia, .338; Home Runs—
, New York Giants, 51,
New York Yankees, 37; Runs Batted In—
, Brooklyn, 136,
, Detroit, 116; Pitching—
, Brooklyn, 20-5,
, New York Yankees, 15-6; Strikeouts—
, Cleveland, 244, Sam
Jones, Chicago Cubs, 197.
, crude-swinging world heavyweight champion, came back from
second-round knockdown (second of his unbeaten 49-fight career), smashed aging
but willing Archie Moore with vicious punches, finally battered crafty
light-heavyweight titleholder to canvas for good after 1:19 of ninth round
before thrilled 61,574 in New York's Yankee Stadium (see page 36).
High Gun, King Ranch's big brown colt, was held off early pace by mud-spattered
, made move at three-furlong pole, finally caught fast-moving Jet
Action in final stride to win $106,700 Sysonby Stakes at Belmont Park, N.Y.
Belair Stud's handsome Nashua, pitted against older horses for first time,
finished third (see page 44).
dark-brown son of Menetrier who won Foreign Bred Stakes week earlier, raced
home 3� lengths ahead of Chevation in $104,600 United Nations Handicap at
Eddie Arcaro up, bolted from fifth to first, sprinted to
length-and-a-quarter victory in $30,800 Jerome Handicap at Belmont Park.
, 1955 PGA champion, tacked a 69 onto previous sub-par rounds of 70,
69, 68 to win the $43,000 Sponsors Golf Tournament at Newton, Mass. The
Yonkers, N.Y. pro's 276 beat Art Wall of Pocono Manor, Pa. by a single
, power-stroking U.S. men's champion, walloped
6-4, 6-2 for easy victory in Pacific Southwest Tennis Championships at Los
Angeles. Trabert and
dropped men's doubles final to Australian Davis
Lew Hoad, Rex Hartwig
3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3. Pretty Beverly Baker
Fleitz atoned for upset at Forest Hills by Barbara Breit, whipped Barbara
easily 6-1, 6-4 for women's title
Quick Chief, frisky black beauty who cost potato farmer John Froelich of
Brookville, N.Y. $5,500 two years ago, polished off Knight Chief and Dottie's
Pick in straight heats under able drive by Veteran
$66,883 Little Brown Jug, and rating as top 3-year-old pacer of year at
, winner of Indianapolis 500 Memorial Day, set mark for 50-lap race
on half-mile track with 17:22.15 at Salem, Ind. to win Joey James Memorial
Race, clinch Midwest sprint championship.