Sport: Scoreboard: Oct. 13, 1961

∙Bettors who base their choice on the jockey rather than his mount found a bonanza when crew-cut Johnny Sellers, 23, the nation's leading rider (304 winners), booted home eight straight winners, tied the U.S. record set by Howard Craig in 1951. A $2 bet parlayed on Sellers' eight mounts would have earned some $49,000.

∙Major league baseball attendance was down 5.6% in 1961, but other statistics were impressive. Detroit's Norm Cash (.361) took the American League batting championship. Pittsburgh's Roberto Clemente (.351) won the National League crown. Top American League pitcher was New...

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