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COMING EVENTS February 25 through March 6

Feb. 28, 1955
Feb. 28, 1955

Table of Contents
Feb. 28, 1955

Pat On The Back
  • A salute to some who have earned the good opinion of the world of sport, if not yet its tallest headlines

Under 21
Santa Anita Derby
Horse Racing
Soundtrack
Spectacle
  • Professional basketball—sampled here in full-color action—may look like chaos, but it calls for fluid variations as precise and calculated as the mathematics of a Bach fugue

The Wonderful World Of Sport
Sport In Art
Snow Patrol
Fisherman's Calendar
Acknowledgments
Golf's Green Pastures
Hockey
Boxing
Motor Sports
Bowling
Anniversary
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

COMING EVENTS February 25 through March 6

[TV]TV[NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES ARE E.S.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

This is an article from the Feb. 28, 1955 issue Original Layout

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25

Auto Racing
NASCAR 100-m. sportsman race, Daytona Beach.

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Cincinnati vs. Duquesne, Cincinnati.
Oregon St. vs. Oregon, Corvallis, Ore.
UCLA vs. S. California, Los Angeles.
Utah vs. Wyoming, Salt Lake City.

(Professionals)

Minneapolis vs. Boston, Moorhead, Minn.
Philadelphia vs. New York, Philadelphia.

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Sandy Saddler vs. Teddy (Red Top) Davis, for featherweight title, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y. (15 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Court Tennis
World pro championship, Racquet Club, N.Y.C.

Hockey

Chicago vs. New York, Chicago.
Intl. championships begin, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Krefeld and Cologne, W. Germany.

Skiing
Olympic jumping team tryouts, Iron Mt., Mich.

Swimming
U.S. men's Pan American team tryouts, New Haven, Conn. and San Francisco; women's, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26

Auto Racing
NASCAR 125-m. sportsman and modified race, Daytona Beach.

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Dayton vs. Duquesne, Dayton, Ohio.
[TV]Iowa vs. Michigan, Iowa City, Iowa, 3 p.m. (CBS).
Kentucky vs. Auburn, Lexington, Ky.
La Salle vs. Temple, Philadelphia.
N. Carolina St. vs. Geo. Washington, Raleigh, N.C.
Oregon vs. Oregon St., Eugene, Ore.
Tulsa vs. St. Louis, Tulsa, Okla.
UCLA vs. S. California, Los Angeles.

(Professionals)

Minneapolis vs. Ft. Wayne, Minneapolis.
[TV]New York vs. Milwaukee, New York, 3 p.m. (NBC).
Rochester vs. Philadelphia, Rochester, N.Y.

Bowling
Natl. women's doubles match game tournament begins, Detroit.

Hockey

Montreal vs. Boston, Montreal.
Toronto vs. Detroit, Toronto.

Horse Racing

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Flamingo Stakes, $148,000 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds, Hialeah Pk., Fla. (CBS: TV—4:30 p.m.; radio—4:45 p.m.).
Santa Anita Handicap, $100,000, 1¼ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Santa Anita Pk., Calif.

Ice Skating
Natl. Indoor championships, Lake Placid, N.Y.

Polo
Sherman Memorial final, Sq. A. Armory, N.Y.

Skiing
Natl. jumping, cross-country, Nordic combined championships, Rumford, Maine.

Track & Field
[NETWORK RADIO]IC4A championships, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y., 8:30 p.m. (Mutual—local blackout).

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27

Auto Racing
NASCAR 160-m. Grand Natl., Daytona Beach.

Basketball

Boston vs. Milwaukee, Providence, R.I.
Ft. Wayne vs. New York, Ft. Wayne, Ind.
Minneapolis vs. Rochester, Minneapolis.
Syracuse vs. Philadelphia, Syracuse, N.Y.

Hockey

Chicago vs. Detroit, Chicago.
New York vs. Montreal, New York.

Squash Racquets
U.S. vs. England, Wolfe-Noel Cup, Haverford, Pa.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28

Basketball
AAU women's natl. tournament, St. Joseph, Mo.

(Leading college games)

Illinois vs. Michigan, Champaign, Ill.
Kentucky vs. Alabama, Lexington, Ky.
Minnesota vs. Iowa, Minneapolis.
St. Bonaventure vs. Duquesne, Pittsburgh.
San Francisco vs. College of Pacific, San Francisco.

(Professionals)

Minneapolis vs. Ft. Wayne, St. Paul, Minn.
Philadelphia vs. Milwaukee, Trenton, N.J.

Boxing

Charles Humez vs. Pierre Langlois, middleweights, Paris.
[TV]Bob Baker vs. Rex Layne, heavyweights, Eastern Pkwy., Brooklyn, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (ABC—local blackout).
[TV]Pete Adams vs. Pat Lowry, middleweights, St. Nick's N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).

Lawn Bowling
ALBA natl. tournament begins, Orlando, Fla.

TUESDAY, MARCH 1

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Geo. Washington vs. Georgetown, Wash., D.C.
Texas Christian vs. Arkansas, Ft. Worth, Tex.

(Professionals)

[NETWORK RADIO]New York vs. Syracuse; Ft. Wayne vs. Boston, New York, 9:15 p.m. (Mutual).
Philadelphia vs. Milwaukee, Philadelphia.

Boxing
Joey Giardello vs. Peter Mueller, middleweights, Milwaukee (10 rds.).

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Penn State vs. Penn, State College, Pa.
San Francisco vs. Santa Clara, San Francisco.

(Professionals)

Ft. Wayne vs. Syracuse, Elkhart, Ind.
Philadelphia vs. Milwaukee, Westfield, Mass.

Boxing
Wallace (Bud) Smith vs. Johnny Gonsalves, lightweights, Miami Stadium (10 rds.).

Hockey

[NETWORK RADIO]New York vs. Boston, New York, 9:15 p.m. (Mutual)
Toronto vs. Montreal, Toronto.

Horse Racing
Hialeah Turf Handicap, $50,000, 1½ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Hialeah Pk., Fla.

THURSDAY, MARCH 3

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Atlantic Coast Conf. tournament, Raleigh, N.C.
Southern Conf. tournament, Richmond, Va.
Dayton vs. Seton Hall, Dayton, Ohio.

(Professionals)

Ft. Wayne vs. Syracuse; Rochester vs. Minneapolis, Ft. Wayne, Ind.
New York vs. Milwaukee, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Golf

Baton Rouge Open, Baton Rouge, La.
Jacksonville Women's Open, Jacksonville, Fla.

Hockey

Boston vs. Montreal, Boston.
Detroit vs. Chicago, Detroit.

FRIDAY, MARCH 4

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Utah vs. New Mexico, Salt Lake City.
Pacific Coast Conf. play-off, Corvallis, Ore.

(Professionals)

Boston vs. Minneapolis; Rochester vs. New York, Boston.
Milwaukee vs. Syracuse, Milwaukee.

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Chico Vejar vs. Billy Graham, welterweights, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Hockey
Natl. Pee Wee championships begin, Boston.

Skiing

NCAA championships begin, Northfield, Vt.
Natl. Jr. 4-event championships, Whitefish, Mont.

SATURDAY, MARCH 5

Basketball

(Leading college games)

[TV]Indiana vs. Ohio State, Bloomington, Ind., 3 p.m. (CBS).
Kentucky vs. Tennessee, Lexington, Ky.
Marquette vs. Notre Dame, Milwaukee.
Minnesota vs. Wisconsin, Minneapolis.
Northwestern vs. Illinois, Evanston, Ill.
Utah vs. Denver, Salt Lake City.

(Professionals)

Philadelphia vs. Boston, Philadelphia.
[TV]Rochester vs. Minneapolis, Rochester, N.Y., 3 p.m. (NBC).

Hockey

Detroit vs. New York, Detroit.
Montreal vs. Chicago, Montreal.
Toronto vs. Boston, Toronto.

Horse Racing

San Juan Capistrano Handicap, $100,000, 1¾ m. (turf), 3-yr.-olds up, Santa Anita Pk., Calif.
New Orleans Handicap, $50,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Fair Grounds, New Orleans.

Ice Skating
North Amer. Indoor championships, Milwaukee.

Polo
Natl. Intercollegiate final, Sq. A Armory, N.Y.C.

Skiing
Roche Cup, downhill & slalom, Aspen, Colo.

Track
[NETWORK RADIO]Knights of Columbus meet, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y., 8:30 p.m. (Mutual—local blackout).

SUNDAY, MARCH 6

Basketball

Boston vs. Ft. Wayne, Boston.
Minneapolis vs. Milwaukee, Minneapolis.
New York vs. Rochester, New York.
Syracuse vs. Philadelphia, Syracuse, N.Y.

Hockey

Boston vs. Toronto, Boston.
Chicago vs. Montreal, Chicago.
New York vs. Detroit, New York.