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October 26, 1959
BASEBALL—MICKEY MANTLE'S AMERICAN LEAGUE STARS 4, Willi, Mays' National Leaguers 2, exhibition, Syracuse, N. Y.
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October 26, 1959

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Art Wall Jr., Pocono Manor, Pa., elected 1959 PGA Professional Golfer-of-the-Year.

HARNESS RACING—SENATOR FROST, new world trotting record for 1 1/16 m. in 2:05 3/5, at Hollywood Park, Inglewood, Calif. Dick Buston, driver.

HOCKEY—DETROIT first, MONTREAL, BOSTON tied for second, TORONTO third in NHL standings.

HORSE RACING—TEMPTED: $57,200 Ladies Handicap, 1 5/16 m. in 2:09, an American record, by 2 3/4 lengths over High Bid, Aqueduct. Eldon Nelson up.

DAY COURT: $121,900 Hawthorne Gold Cup, 1� m. in 1:59 1/5, by a neck over Easy Spur, Hawthorne. Henry Moreno up.

TOBY'S BROTHER: $55,595 Breeders' Futurity, 7 furlongs 184 feet in 1:27 1/5, by two lengths over All Hands, Keeneland, Lexington, Ky. John Rotz up.

TENNIS—MARIO LLAMAS and FRANCIS CONTRERAS, Mexico, over Barry MacKay and Rafael Osuna, Mexico, 6-3, 12-10, 6-2 for men's doubles; LLAMAS over Antonio Palafox 6-4, 6-4, 6-1 for men's singles; ANN HAYDON, England, over Yolanda Ramirez 6-2, 6-4, Pan American Invitation tournament, Mexico City.

Joseph Woolfson, Oakland, Calif., singles; JOHN B. BOWKER and JOHN WILLIAMS, Sacramento, Calif., doubles. National Junior Veterans championship, Sacramento.

MILEPOSTS—ELECTED TO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME: HERMAN HICKMAN, All-America guard at Tennessee, 1931, head coach at Yale, author, sportscaster, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED football expert until his death in 1958; MAJOR FELIX (Doc) BLANCHARD, jet pilot in Air Force, All-America fullback at Army 1944-46, winner of Heisman, Maxwell, Sullivan awards; ROBERT LEE (Bobby) DODD, head coach at Georgia Tech, University of Tennessee quarterback 1928-30, All-America 1930; CARL HINKLE, Air Force colonel, All-America center at Vanderbilt 1937, assistant freshman coach at West Point for four years, assistant varsity coach 1945; JAMES (Stan) KECK, Princeton tackle 1919-21, All-America 1920, died 1951; JAMES BANKS McFADDEN, backfield coach at Clemson, All-America at Clemson 1939; HENRY DISBROW PHILLIPS, All-Southern guard at University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., 1902-04, died 1955; CHARLES TRIPPI, backfield coach for the Chicago Cardinals, University of Georgia halfback 1942, 1945-46, All-America 1946, selected in 1954 A.P. poll as greatest player in history of Southeastern Conference; EWELL (Doak) WALKER, All-America quarterback 1947-49 at Southern Methodist; CLARENCE (Biggie) MUNN.

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