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A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS
October 17, 1955
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October 17, 1955

A Roundup Of The Week's News

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MILEPOSTS

DIED—Stan Baumgartner, 60, onetime major league pitcher with Philadelphia Phillies and A's, University of Chicago basketball, baseball and football star, Philadelphia Inquirer sportswriter for past 28 years; after long illness, at Philadelphia.

DIED—Vic Fleming, 66, skilled harness racing driver and trainer, retired in 1947 after bad crackup at Delaware, Ohio; at Pinehurst, N.C. In 1938, Fleming drove Billy Direct to world pacing record of 1:55 for mile, equalled this year by Adios Harry.

DIED—A. Kingsley Macomber, 80, prominent California-born turfman, owner of Quesnay stables in Normandy; at Paris. Macomber, who transferred residence to France after World War I, purchased William K. Vanderbilt racing stables for reported $1,200,000 in 1920, was hailed in Paris as "undisputed head of American society in Europe."

OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD

AUTO RACING

Speedy Thompson, Monroe, N.C., NASCAR 300-m. championship race, Lehi, Ark.
Ted Boynton, Highland Pk., Ill., 50-m. sports car race, 72.9 mph avg. speed, in Maserati, Milwaukee.

BOXING

Sammy Walker, 8-round TKO over Harvey Small-wood, middleweights, Holyoke, Mass.
Jimmy Martinez, 10-round decision over Pedro Gonzalez, middleweights, Toledo, Ohio.
Rory Calhoun, 1-round KO over Sonny Gill, middleweights, Los Angeles.
Joe Miceli, 10-round decision over Ramon Fuentes, middleweights, San Francisco.
Eddie Chavez, 10-round decision over Glen Flanagan, lightweights, Richmond, Calif.
Solly Cantor, 10-round decision over Frank Johnson, lightweights, London.
Star Gony, 10-round decision over Leonard Gaines, lightweights, Honolulu.
Young Martin, 12-round KO over Dai Dower, for European flyweight title, Nottingham, England.

DOG SHOWS
Ch. Barrowdale Flier (English springer spaniel), best-in-show, all-breed show, Devon, Pa.

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