Sport: Scoreboard: Mar. 23, 1962

• Totally disregarding New York Player-Coach Doug Harvey, who was clinging grimly to his right leg, Detroit's Gordie Howe expertly slipped a one-handed shot past Ranger Goalie Gump Worsley for the 500th goal of his 16-year career. Still a relatively youthful—and mighty aggressive—33, Howe needs only 45 more goals to break the National Hockey League scoring record set by Montreal's famed Maurice ("Rocket") Richard.

• As the National Basketball Association wound up its regular season, Philadelphia's incomparable Wilt ("The Stilt") Chamberlain scored 34 points in his final game, finished the season with a fantastic total of 4,029. The old mark, also set...

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