Sport: Scoreboard, Jan. 24, 1955

¶ At Santa Anita, Helbush Farms' trim chestnut colt Poona II broke into an early lead, won the mile-and-a-sixteenth San Fernando Stakes by better than four lengths and in the process set a world record for the distance. Time: 1:40 4/5.

¶ In Cleveland, old (36) Fireballer Bob Feller signed his 17th contract with the pennant-winning Indians at the same salary as last season, an estimated $30,000. Although the fireball he brought to the big leagues from an Iowa farm has been fizzling for the past four years, Feller's careful control has helped him run up a total of 262 victories,...

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