Sport: Scoreboard, may 30, 1960

¶ Playing his first cricket match on a pickup Oxford team, Army's former All America Halfback Pete Dawkins cracked out a "boundary," the equivalent of a home run, moved Oxford's Captain Alan Smith to murmur, "Jolly good, oh, say, jolly good." But Rhodes Scholar Dawkins, who startled the British last year by mastering rugby, shrugged off his feat: "It would take me 80 years to become a good cricket player."

¶ With surprising ease, Bally Ache sprinted to a four-length victory in the 84th Preakness at Baltimore's Pimlico to gladden the hearts of the syndicate that had bought...

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