|An even earlier sighting , Willie Davenport's 7th Grade photo at Warren , OH , Howland HS 1958|
He is in the middle row on the left
catches Johnny Gilbert at the tape for second. Ulis Williams supplies the expected win in the 400 at 46.2, but Lester Milburn fades to third behind Russian Vadim Arkhipcuk whose 46.3 is a Soviet record.
|Blaine Lindgren with his University of Utah coaches|
Marv Hess and Gordon Mortenson
The race is rerun later in the day to the accompaniment of the whistling crowd. A similar thing happens. Jones, thinking he has false started, slows at the second hurdle before changing gears too late. The starter is saved from a life in a Siberian gulag as Mikhailov once again beats Lindgren, 13.8 to 13.9, with Jones third at 14.0.
|Hayes Jones at Pontiac HS in Michigan|
|John Moon in his coaching days at Seton Hall|
For a guy who doesn't train all that often, Hayes looks pretty good in the 200, winning by a meter over Drayton in 20.6.
|Jazy in a 1200 m training run prior to Tokyo games|
We'll find out how accurate he is on at least one of those predictions in the next issue.
Page 7 has a photo that causes you to look twice. It is a shot of the handoff to the anchorman in a 440 relay in Dublin, Ireland. Larry Questad is making the pass. The teammates previous to him were Steve Cortright and Steve Hass. Clutching the baton is anchorman Pat Boone. Yes, the singer, that Pat Boone. He holds a sizable lead at this point with no opposition in sight, and holds off “fast closing” Noel Carroll for a narrow win. No other information is given. (I am looking for evidence of this relay with Pat Boone, and will publish any confirmation at a later date. ed.
|Bill Crothers and Harry Jerome|
Here are two obituaries I found while researching this current issue. Both Willie Davenport and Pat Traynor are mentioned in this posting. ed.