Sport: Scoreboard, Mar. 2, 1959

¶ World indoor track and field records took a wholesale battering at the National A.A.U. championships in New York City's Madison Square Garden. Boston University's High Jumper John Thomas, whose capabilities seem limitless, cleared 7 ft. 1¼ in.—the highest jump in history, indoors or out. Ron Delany, of Villanova and Ireland, who runs to win and no more, got such pressure from a topflight field that he lowered his own indoor mark for the mile to 4:02.5. Air Force Lieut. Bill Bellinger, world indoor record holder at two miles, set a new three-mile...

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