¶At Fresno. Calif., Olympic Shotputter Parry O'Brien of the University
of Southern California heaved the 16-lb. shot to a new unofficial world
record in the West Coast relays. O'Brien's prodigious heave: 59 ft. ¾
in., bettering the 1950 record of Yale's Jim Fuchs by 2% in. ¶ In
Rome, Doris Hart, the U.S.'s No. 2 women's tennis player, upset Maureen
Connolly (No. 1), 4-6, 9-7, 6-3.
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