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COMING EVENTS March 25 through April 3

March 28, 1955
March 28, 1955

Table of Contents
March 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

Table of Contents
Events & Discoveries
Golden Gloves
Athletes Vs. Altitude
  • At Mexico City, competitors in the Pan-American Games met an unexpected foe. In the rarefied air 7,600 feet above sea level, they are being felled by anoxia

Sport In Art
Bowling
Horses
Big Business
Boating
Motor Sports
Snow Patrol
Fisherman's Calendar
Acknowledgments
Tip From The Top
Tennis
  • By William F. Talbert

    There are signs that tennis may be breaking out of Forest Hills

Anniversary
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

COMING EVENTS March 25 through April 3

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

ALL TIMES ARE E.S.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

FRIDAY, MARCH 25

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Bob Baker vs. Julio Mederos, heavyweights, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Fencing
NCAA championships, E. Lansing, Mich.

Tennis
Natl. women's indoor championship final, Longwood Bowl, Chestnut Hill, Mass.

Track & Field
K of C Games, Cleveland.

SATURDAY, MARCH 26

Basketball

East-West College All-Star game, Mad. Sq. Garden, New York.
Natl. AAU men's final, Denver.
Natl. Biddy final, Huntington, W.Va.

Bowling

ABC tournament begins, Ft. Wayne, Ind.
Natl. Duck Pin tournament, Pawtucket, R.I.

Field Trials
Missouri Open Classic, Weldon Spring, Mo.

Handball
Natl. sr. 4-wall final, Los Angeles.

Hockey
Stanley Cup: Toronto vs. Detroit, Toronto.

Horse Racing

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Florida Derby, $100,000, 1 1/8 m., 3-yr.-olds, Gulfstream Pk., Hallandale, Fla., 4:30 p.m. (CBS).
Southern Maryland Handicap, $15,000, 7 f., 3-yr.-olds up, Bowie, Md.
Grand Natl. Steeplechase, 4 m., 856 yds. (30 jumps), Aintree, Liverpool, England.

Motorboating
NOA world championships, Corpus Christi, Tex.

Pan-American Games
Closing-day ceremonies, Mexico City.

Rowing
Cambridge vs. Oxford, Putney, England.

Skiing
Harriman Cup Invitational, Sun Valley, Id.

Swimming
NCAA finals, Miami U., Oxford, O.

Track & Field

Chicago Daily News Relays, Chicago.
Colorado Indoor Invitation, Boulder, Col.

Wrestling
NCAA finals, Cornell U., Ithaca, N.Y.

SUNDAY, MARCH 27

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y. (afternoon & evening).

Golf
Miami Beach Open final.

Hockey
Stanley Cup: Boston vs. Montreal, Boston.

MONDAY, MARCH 28

Basketball

Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Boston.
Worldwide Air Force tournament, Orlando, Fla.

Boxing

[TV]Paddy De Marco vs. Libby Manzo, lightweights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).
[TV]Jimmy Martinez vs. Danny Giovanelli, middleweights, Eastern P'kwy., Brooklyn, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (ABC-local blackout).
Ralph Dupas vs. Bobby Pickle, lightweights, New Orleans (10 rds.).

TUESDAY, MARCH 29

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Buffalo, N.Y.

Hockey
Stanley Cup: Toronto vs. Detroit, Toronto; Boston vs. Montreal, Boston.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Hershey, Pa.

Boxing
[TV]Willie Pep vs. Gil Cadilli, featherweights, Parks AFB, Calif. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (CBS).

Hockey
Stanley Cup (if necessary): Montreal vs. Boston, Montreal.

THURSDAY, MARCH 31

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Richmond, Va.

Boxing

NCAA championships, Pocatello, Id.
Golden Gloves finals, Chicago.

Figure Skating
U.S. championships, Colorado Springs, Col.

Golf
Azalea Open, Cape Fear C.C., Wilmington, N.C.

Hockey
Stanley Cup (if necessary): Detroit vs. Toronto, Detroit.

Swimming & Diving
Natl. AAU indoor championships, New Haven, Conn.

Tennis
POC world pro championships begin, Cleveland.

Wrestling
Natl. AAU sr. freestyle championships, Amityville, L.I., N.Y.

FRIDAY, APRIL 1

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Philadelphia.

Boxing

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Billy Graham vs. Chico Vejar, welterweights, Syracuse, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).
Johnny Saxton vs. Tony De Marco, for welterweight title, Boston Garden (15 rds.).

Track & Field
Texas Relays, Austin, Tex.

SATURDAY, APRIL 2

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Cincinnati.

Dog Shows
Int'l. Kennel Club Show, Chicago.

Hockey
Stanley Cup (if necessary): Toronto vs. Detroit, Toronto.

Horse Racing

Bowie Handicap, $25,000, 1 1/16 m., 3-yr.-olds up, Bowie, Md.
Experimental Free Handicap, $20,000, 6 f., 3-yr.-olds, Jamaica, N.Y.

Sailing
The McMillan Cup (intercollegiate), Annapolis, Md.

Skiing
Veterans' Giant Slalom, Santa Fe, N.Mex.

Steeplechase
The Carolina Cup, Camden, S.C.

SUNDAY, APRIL 3

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Chicago.

Hockey
Stanley Cup (if necessary): Boston vs. Montreal, Boston.

Skiing
Natl. Giant Slalom, Stevens Pass, Wash.