Sport: Scoreboard, Dec. 1, 1958

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Boston Red Sox Slugger (35 home runs, 122 runs batted in) Jackie Jensen was voted the American League's Most Valuable Player, became the first player on a non-pennant winner to win the award since Yogi Berra did it in 1954. Runner-up: Yankee Pitcher Bob Turley. West Germany's jumping team won an easy victory at Toronto's Royal Winter Fair, completing a sweep of U.S. and Canadian horse shows in its first Western Hemisphere appearance since 1954. Owner Ben Kerner was not happy even though his St. Louis Hawks were leading the National Basketball Association's Western Division. The Hawks "looked bad even when we were winning," he declared, and forthwith fired Coach Andy Phillip, replaced him with Star Center Ed Macauley, 30.