Sport: Scoreboard, may 16, 1960

¶ With rapid-fire, unorthodox moves, Latvia's Mikhail ("Misha") Tal, a 23-year-old philologist, flustered methodical Mikhail Botvinnik, 48, into worrying more about hidden traps than mounting his own attack, dethroned the Russian master as world chess champion by the score of 12½-8½ in their matches in Moscow to become the youngest titleholder of the 20th century.

¶ A man who had lost the job twice before, banjo-thwanging Charlie Grimm, 61, accepted with casual aplomb the announcement that he had again been fired as manager of the Chicago Cubs, a team he had led to three pennants in 14 seasons, which lost eleven...

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