Scoreboard: Who Won Aug. 6, 1965

· Allie Sherman, 42: a ten-year contract as head coach of the New York football Giants—at a reported $40,000 per year—despite the Giants' last-place finish in 1964.

· Mario Andretti, 25: the 150-mile Hoosier Grand Prix, his first major victory, though he was named Rookie of the Year at the Indianapolis 500 for placing third; at Indianapolis.

· Native Street: the $124,080 Sorority Stakes, a race for two-year-old fillies; at Monmouth Park, N.J. Sired by famed Native Dancer, who lost only once (in the 1953 Kentucky Derby), the unbeaten filly stretched her winning streak to three.


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