Len Hutton, agile
Yorkshireman who became England's greatest living cricketer and first
professional captain, much to the consternation of diehard amateurs, found his
ailing back too great a handicap, announced his retirement at 39.
Bronze statue of
Fanny Blankers-Koen, famed Dutch track star of the '40s, will go up in a square
outside Rotterdam zoo, authorities said, despite newspaper criticism that
statue's "well-developed muscles" were un-feminine, un-Dutch.
Eisenhower was honored by Golf Writers Association, which named him for Ben
Hogan Trophy, awarded annually to golfer "who has proved an
inspiration...by overcoming a physical ailment...and continuing to play
handsome Ohio State swimmer who makes specialty of cracking records, added
another to list, covering 100-yard butterfly in 0:54.4 to better own world mark
for event in Ohio AAU championships at Columbus.
jug-eared little puncher who won world welterweight championship by knocking
out Tony DeMarco last June, was choice of New York Boxing Writers' Association
for its annual Edward J. Neil "Fighter of the Year" award.