?Blow of the Week
A few days after he was fined $1,000 for nightclubbing, Yankee Catcher Yogi Berra got another severe blow: a foul tip smashed through his mask, breaking his ample nose. Yogi issued a statement of restrained complaint: "You know, something like this could ruin a fellow's appearance."
? Wimbledon Odds
The Aussies have been developing a mild case of Davis Cup jitters over Lew Hoad's poor showing in the French and other tournaments, but London bookmakers nonetheless make him a 2-to-1 favorite to win his second straight Wimbledon next month. Runners-up: Australia's Ashley Cooper and Neale Fraser at 5-to-1.
?Lead Us Not Into Temptation
Detroit's decision to turn its back on the Indianapolis "500" (no more factory-sponsored pace cars) has presented Indianapolis arrangers with a possibly tempting riposte: to bring in a European model as the pace car next Memorial Day, introduced as "the world's best-styled and best-engineered car for 1958."
?Salute from a Marine
After 20-year-old Don Bowden became the first American to break the four-minute mile, he received a telegram from a 25-year-old man who once came fairly close (4:00.5) himself. CONGRATULATIONS ON A GREAT PERFORMANCE, it read. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK. WES SANTEE.