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Newsreels: 1958 Review SPORTS
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keywords: pro sports, world ski championships, college basketball, ncaa basketball championships, kentucky derby, race horse tim tam, car racing, indianapolis 500, national open golf championship, track and field meet, americas cup yacht race, pro baseball, world series 1958, womens national diving championships
Synopsis: World Ski Championship, NCAA Basketball Championships, Race Horse Tim Tam Wins Kentucky Derby, 13 Car Pile-Up At Indianapolis 500, National Open Golf Championship, New Track And Field Record Set In Mile Race, After 21 Years The America's Cup Yacht Race Resumes, Pro Baseball World Series 1958, Women's National Diving Championships...(read more)
- Date: 1958
- Duration: 00:06:12
- Sound: Yes
- Color: Monochrome
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: United States
World Ski Championship
At Bad Gastein, the World Ski Championships. A sizzling pace is set in the downhill event. 15 men break the course record. America’s Bud Werner comes a cropper in a game try for the title, and Toni Sailer, world’s greatest skier, repeats his championship performance.
NCAA Basketball Championships
NCAA Basketball at Louisville pits the Seattle Chiefs, sparked by Elgin Baylor’s great shooting, against the Kentucky Wildcats. After a great 1st half performance by Baylor, the Cats cut loose to win the collegiate hoop championship. 84-72.
Race Horse Tim Tam Wins Kentucky Derby
On the Turf, the wonder horse of the year, Silky Sullivan fizzled in the Kentucky Derby. Silky’s patented come-from-behind finish never materialized. It was racehorse Tim Tam overtaking Lincoln Road in the stretch for a sensational finish in the run for the roses.
13 Car Pile-Up At Indianapolis 500
One of the most exciting Indianapolis 500-mile races saw a chilling 13-car pile-up in the very first lap. Miraculously, all but one driver escaped death. It was a blazing pace throughout, with Jimmy Bryan winning at an average speed of nearly 134mph.
National Open Golf Championship
Golfdom’s National Open say Tommy Bolt, famous for his explosive temper, smoothly manages his temperament and his shots to cut-play South Africa’s Gary Player under pressure on Tulsa’s tough Southern Hills course.
New Track And Field Record Set In Mile Race
Track sensation of the year was Herb Elliott, who participated in an all-star array at Dublin, in the mile race of the century. Four entrants broke 4 minutes!! Elliott won wide—clipping more than 3 seconds of the old world’s record.
After 21 Years The America's Cup Yacht Race Resumes
The America’s Cup Race, Supreme event of Yachting. The blue-ribbon International sports event was resumed after 21 years. Columbia titled for the U.S. and far outclassed the British challenger Scepter, in a series of four picturesque races off Newport.
Pro Baseball World Series 1958
In Baseball, the Giants and Dodgers made headlines as the season opened with their shift to the Pacific Coast. But at the season’s end New York was back in the limelight as the Yankees overcame a disadvantage of 3 games to 1, to beat the Braves in the World Series. A seven game sensation.
Women's National Diving Championships
For and eye-opening finale, Flying Mermaids at Topeka in the Women’s National AAU Diving Championships. Shapely, stylish rivals Paula Jean Meyers and Tahiea Sparling give stellar performances with Paula Jean shading the challenger to keep her crown.