Sport: Scoreboard, Jun. 13, 1960

¶ A week after he ran a 3:58 mile, fastest ever turned by an American, bantam-sized Jim Beatty, 25, smashed the American mark for the 5,000 meters by 11.9 sec., with a time of 13:51.7, to give the U.S. its first strong candidate in the Olympic event in years, although Beatty is still far from the world record of 13:35 held by Russia's Vladimir Kuts.

¶ Every team in the majors wanted Catcher Dick Dietz, 18, when he graduated from high school in Greenville, S.C. with a wife, a daughter, two awards as an all-state halfback and a batting average of...

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