Sport: Scoreboard, Feb. 17, 1958

¶ With Jockey Willie Hartack beating out his usual rib-rattling tattoo (TIME, Feb. 10). Calumet Farm's Iron Liege sprinted home by half a length at Florida's Hialeah to win the $65,700 McLennan Handicap and Calumet stable's first major purse of the 1958 racing season.

¶ Cantankerous Outfielder Ted Williams needed just one hour of contract talk before signing up for his 20th season with the Boston Red Sox, and for good reason. His probable salary: $135,000, the highest in baseball history. At 39, said Williams, "I don't feel any different from ten years ago. I'll play as long as I...

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