BABE' DIDRIKSON DIES "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias dies of cancer at the age of 42, and sports lovers everywhere mourn the passing of the beloved "world's greatest woman athlete." Highlights of her truly fabulous career, from the 1932 Olympics, where she burst into fame, to the present are reviewed.
TOKYO FESTIVAL A gigantic religious festival in Tokyo National Stadium has some 75,000 people performing intricate dances, gymnastics, and pictorial effects. The finale: "World Peace" spelled out in 11 languages.rn
JAPAN PREMIER AT BALL GAME At Yankee Stadium, Japan's Premier Kishi retrieves a Yankee cap from Casey Stengel, and throws out the first ball to start the game with White Sox. He's an ardent baseball fan, like most of his countrymen.
GIANTS VS. REDSKINS At Yankee Stadium, the pro grid Giants avenge a previous loss to the Redskins. New York's Frank Gifford plays like Frank Merriwell, starring repeatedly as he notches three touchdowns, leading the team to a 28-14 win.
PRO FOOTBALL--BROWNS VS. GIANTS At Yankee Stadium, heavy snows almost blot out a gridiron thriller as the Cleveland Browns defy weather with an aerial attack that snows under the Giants, 24-7, and their hopes for a conference title.
DIMAGGIO SETS BASEBALL MARK Joe DiMaggio, the slugging Yank, sets a modern record for hitting in consecutive games. In a double-header with the Senators, "Joe" clouts his 41st and 42nd hits, to help his team win.
OREGON STATE VERSUS OREGON FOOTBALL Rose Bowl bound, Oregon State's Beavers clash with Oregon's hard-fighting Ducks. The state's big game of the year and the mighty Beavers are held to a draw in an action-packed grid thriller.
TENNESSEE VERSUS KENTUCKY FOOTBALL The unbeaten Volunteers of Tennessee fight their way from behind in the fourth quarter to preserve their 2 national ranking.rnAll-American Johnny Majors shines in the blazing Volunteer attack.rn
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