•Ferrari Wins Again
Ferrari, by taking the first four places in the Grand Prix of Venezuela, successfully defended its sports car manufacturers' championship. The race marked the last run of the big machines, as competition next year is limited to 3-liter cars.
•A Consequence of Success
The Braves' five-year contract with the Milwaukee County Park Commission has expired and the commission is trying to get the ball club to accept a 100% increase in their stadium rent on the basis of increased profit. The Braves, heady with their Series triumph, have declined so far to release a countering financial statement, but decry the proposed contract as "extremely unreasonable."
Muggsy Taylor, the friendly Philadelphia promoter who got his license back, has also been awarded five TV fight dates from the IBC, the first on January 1. But poor Muggsy—his new license expires December 31 and he will have to apply for another. He'll get it—and before you can say James D. Norris, president.
Mille Miglia organizers have announced that their auto race will be contested next year without a change in itinerary, on the grounds that new rules reduce the risk of road racing. But members of the Italian parliament are about to protest that the race should be cancelled or contested in a closed circuit to avoid loss of life.