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TRACK AND FIELD
Dave Rhoads of San Jose, Calif. survived bad spill, bounced back to outpedal Olympic Speed Skater Art Longsjo to win 125-mile bike race and spot on U.S. team at San Francisco. Other qualifiers: Longsjo, Sprint Racers Jim Rossi of Chicago, Don Ferguson of Hollywood, Calif.
John Greer of Greenwich, Conn. was named playing manager of Melbourne-bound U.S. field hockey team after six 25-minute matches on rain-drenched Greenwich Academy Field. His squad: 1948 holdovers Harry Marcoplos and Bill Stude of Baltimore, Kurt Orban of North Jersey and Felix Ucko of New York; Jim Jongeneel, Herman Van Nouhuys and Hidde Leegstra of Westchester; Kurt Ucko of New York; Hank Clifford and Stan Harris of Rye, N.Y.; John Rote of Greenwich; Ray Whittlesburger and Bob Shanks of Baltimore; Newbold Black of Philadelphia; Gerry Kruize of Metropolitan.
LOST—Tommy Gastall, 23, promising Baltimore Oriole bonus (reported $40,000) catcher, former Boston U. baseball, basketball and football captain; when plane went down during solo flight from Baltimore's Harbor Field.
DIED—Jesse Niles (Powder) Tannehill, 82, oldtime major league pitcher (1894-1911), six-time 20-game winner with Pittsburgh and Boston Red Sox; of stroke, at Dayton, Ky. Master of tantalizing slow curve, Tannehill had 195-118 lifetime record, hurled no-hitter against White Sox in 1904.