Sport: Scoreboard, Jan. 4, 1954

¶ Brooklyn Dodger Second Baseman James ("Junior") Gilliam, who hit .278, fielded .976, led the league in triples (17) and drew 100 bases on balls, as a lead-off batter, was named the National League's Rookie of the Year, the fifth Negro in a row to win the award. Runnerup: St. Louis Cardinal Pitcher Harvey Haddix, who won 20 games, lost 9.

¶ In Lexington, the Kentucky basketball team, ranked No. 2 in the U.S. (see above), won its own invitation tournament by beating Philadelphia's La Salle College, 73-60. In the consolation round, U.C.L.A. defeated...