?Pull Hitter's Paradise
Now that Walter O'Malley has led his Dodgers from indecision to Los Angeles he must find a park for them to play in. At present O'Malley favors the Coliseum, a 102,000-seat concrete football bowl with the dimensions of a pull hitter's paradise: the projected foul lines would be the shortest in the majors—only 259 feet in right, 280 in left.
? Corvettes in Caracas
The final race for the sports car manufacturers' championship (others: Sebring, Le Mans, etc.) will be held in Caracas November 3 and will decide the title, since Ferrari now leads Maserati by a mere three points. Extra fillip; a privately sponsored entry of three Corvettes, including two 1958 models.
?Wrestler with Plans
Dan Hodge, the Oklahoma University wrestler who was undefeated in 46 intercollegiate bouts, has given up plans to teach school in favor of a boxing career. No Rademacher, Heavyweight Hodge hopes to gain experience among the amateurs and, if successful, turn professional at the preliminary-bout level.
?A Nuisance Is Eliminated
The U.S. government lifted the 15-year-old regulation which required that all visitors be fingerprinted. One anticipated result is that the oft-postponed U.S.- Russia home-and-home track meets may now take place.