Sport: Scoreboard, Feb. 18, 1957

¶ Navigating with just the kind of seamanlike skill his grey-hulled, centerboard yawl Finisterre deserved, Skipper Carleton Mitchell logged a corrected time of 28 hr. 14 min. 39 sec. to win the 184-mile sail from Miami to Nassau, B.W.I. Victor in 25 of the 40 races he has entered, Skipper Mitchell decided to ease off the wind, announced that after one more effort he will refrain from racing for a while.

¶ Waspish Ted Williams, 38, the Boston Red Sox slugging outfield spitter, happily signed up for his 16th season in the big leagues, had...

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