U.S. pros got off to great start with three victories in Scotch foursomes, added singles triumphs by Chick Harbert, Doug Ford, Sam Snead, Tommy Bolt and Jack Burke Jr. next day to beat British 8-4, retained Ryder Cup at Palm Springs, Calif. (see page 40).
New York Rangers
continued to amaze National Hockey League, took over second place, three points behind league-leading Montreal Canadiens. Rangers, with help of expert goal tending by Lorne Worsley, tied Detroit 1-1, beat Toronto 3-0, Chicago 4-2. Canadiens' Jean Beliveau
was individual star of week, scoring all four goals as team whipped Boston 4-2, also gave Montreal 3-3 deadlock with same team on last-minute point. Toronto, Chicago and Boston were tied for third, only one point ahead of Detroit, which showed signs of emerging from early-season slump.
National Basketball Association
opened season with New York, Boston and St. Louis (formerly Milwaukee) each winning once while Minneapolis, Syracuse and Rochester split pair. Philadelphia and Fort Wayne were only nonwinners.
, Australia's No. 3 Davis Cupper, reached agreement with Jack Kramer to turn professional for $30,000, will join Tony Trabert, Pancho Segura and Kramer on tour.
U.S. and Mexico dominated international jumping events with four victories each as National Horse Show neared end in New York. Bill Steinkraus, U.S. team captain, won President of Mexico Trophy, West Point Challenge Trophy and International Jumping Stake while Mexico's Brigadier General
, still racked with pain from recent auto accident injuries, courageously rode off with Whitney Stone Challenge Trophy and Pennsylvania National Trophy. Mexican team of Eva Valdes, Lt. Roberto Vi�als and Mariles took low-score competition.
, 36, heavy-footed Los Angeles racing driver, holder of Indianapolis Speedway one-lap record of 143.793 mph; of head injuries suffered when his car hit heavy shoulder and flipped during AAA race, at Phoenix, Ariz.
Denton True (Cy) Young, 88, baseball's winningest pitcher (511 games in 22 years), named to Hall of Fame in 1937; of heart attack, at Peoli, Ohio (see page 13).
OTHER RESULTS FOR THE RECORD