Sport: Scoreboard, Sep. 3, 1956

¶ California Housewife Earlene Brown, 21, hit on the happy practice of tossing iron balls around the landscape just four months ago, got the hang of it so quickly that she took a trip to Washington, D.C. for the women's Olympic tryouts, heaved the 4-kilo (8 Ibs. 15 oz.) shot a distance of 46 ft. 9½ in. for a new American record and a place on the team. As if to make sure she would get to Melbourne, formidable Earlene (226 Ibs.) also picked up a discus, threw it in a style that recalled a comic-strip wife wielding a rolling pin,...

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