Sport: Who Won

¶ Lawrence ("Yogi") Berra, the New York Yankees' hard-hitting (27 homers) catcher, the Baseball Writers' poll as most valuable American League player of the year. In close second place: St. Louis Pitcher Ned Carver, who won 20 games for the hapless Browns. ¶ Colonel Humberto Mariles of the Mexican Army equestrian team, five of nine jumping contests, a record individual performance, at the National Horse Show; in Manhattan's Madison Square Garden. ¶Stanford University's football team, an inside track to the Rose Bowl by upsetting the University of Southern California with three fourth-quarter touchdowns, 27-20. The tide-turning play: a 96-yard kick-off return...

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