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December 22, 1958
BASKETBALL—BOSTON, leader in NBA' Eastern Division standings; ST. LOUIS, leader in Western Division.
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December 22, 1958

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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BASKETBALL—BOSTON, leader in NBA' Eastern Division standings; ST. LOUIS, leader in Western Division.

BOWLING—EDDIE LUBANSKI, Detroit, one-lime pitcher with St. Louis Browns system, won world invitational game match championship and $5,000 top prize with 317.02 Petersen points at Chicago. Runner-up was defending champion Don Carter, St. Louis, with 310.02 points, third was Don Ellis, Chicago.

BOXING—ARCHIE MOORE, venerable monument and light heavyweight world champion, 11-round KO (for 127th world-record KO) over Yvon Durelle in title defense at Montreal.

Ericho Schoeppner, 5-round KO over Champion Willie Hoepner to win European light-heavyweight title, Hamburg, Germany.

Spider Webb over Terry Downes, British middleweight champion, after referee stopped fight at end of 8th round, London.

Hogan (Kid) Bassey, featherweight world champion, unanimous 10-round decision over Ernesto Parra, nontitle fight, Hollywood.

Paolo Rosi, unanimous 10-round decision over Bobby Scanlon, lightweights, San Francisco.

DOG SHOW—AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB elected American Bloodhound Club to membership, thus gave breed formal representation in AKC for first lime.

FOOTBALL—OKLAHOMA STATE over Florida Stale 15-6 in first annual Bluegrass Bowl, Louisville.

Prairie view, Texas, over Florida A&M 26-8 in Orange Blossom game for national Negro college championship, Miami.

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