Sport: Scoreboard, Mar. 17, 1958

¶ After totting up attendance figures for U.S. spectator sports. Triangle Publications (Morning Telegraph, Daily Racing Form) raced to report that horse parks, with 53,820,958 customers, led all other competitors for the sportsman's spare time. Second: baseball, with 32,512,503 (despite a drop of more than 1,500,000 in minor-league attendance). Third: football, with the colleges and pros playing to a combined 16,767,613.

¶ As Madison Square Garden's 1958 track season ended, Manhattan College's Joe Soprano, a 21-year-old senior who had never won a big race, strained home inches in front of St. John's Pete...

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