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COMING EVENTS April 1 through April 10

April 04, 1955
April 04, 1955

Table of Contents
April 4, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
  • The Masters tournament at Augusta marks the coming of spring and is an annual flowering of golf at its best

Preview
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Motor Sports
Flying
  • It crops up in your engine, says SI's Sunday Pilot, when you realize there's no place to land. Happily, it also affects Viking-minded wives

Sporting Look
  • The knitted sport shirt—launched on the Riviera in 1923 by the Prince of Wales—will be everywhere under the sun this year, shrinkproofed, stretchproofed, ablaze with stripes

Column Of The Week
Boxing
Boating
Horses
Acknowledgments
On To Australia!
Yesterday
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

COMING EVENTS April 1 through April 10

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

This is an article from the April 4, 1955 issue

FRIDAY, APRIL 1

Badminton
Natl. jr. championships begin, Cleveland.

Basketball

Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Philadelphia.
Women's Basketball Assn., natl. tournament, Kansas City.

Boxing

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

Golf
Oklahoma City Women's Open, Oklahoma City.

Horse Racing
Paumonek Handicap, $25,000, 6 f., 3-yr.-olds up, Jamaica, N.Y.

Track & Field
Texas Relays, Austin, Tex.

SATURDAY, APRIL 2

Baseball
[TV]N.Y. Giants vs. Cleveland, Dallas, 2:15 p.m. (CBS—see local listing).

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

Boxing
NCAA tournament finals, Pocatello, Ida.

Dog Shows
Intl. Kennel Club Show, Chicago.

Figure Skating
U.S. championship finals, Colorado Springs, Col.

Fishing
Intercollegiate Tarpon Tourney begins, Boca Grande, Fla.

Harness Racing
The Californian (trot), $15,000, 1 m., free-for-all, Santa Anita, Calif.

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.

Indoor Polo
Eastern 12-goal tournament, Squad. A Armory, N.Y.

Sailing
McMillan Cup (intercollegiate), Annapolis, Md.

Steeplechase
The Carolina Cup, Camden, S.C.

Tennis
POC world pro championship final, Cleveland.

SUNDAY, APRIL 3

Auto Racing
NASCAR Grand Natl. 100-m., N. Wilkesboro, N.C.

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

Golf
Azalea Open final, Wilmington, N.C.

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

Skiing

Natl. Veterans' Giant Slalom, Santa Fe, N. Mex.
Natl. Giant Slalom, Stevens Pass, Wash.

Wrestling
Natl. AAU Greco-Roman championships, Amityville, N.Y.

MONDAY, APRIL 4

Basketball

Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Indianapolis.
All-Army championships begin, Ft. Benning, Ga.

Boxing

[TV]Tommy (Hurricane) Jackson vs. Archie McBride, heavyweights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).
[TV]Gene Fullmer vs. Gil Turner, middleweights, Eastern Pkwy., Brooklyn, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (ABC-local blackout).

TUESDAY, APRIL 5

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Elkhart, Ind.

Boxing
Sandy Saddler vs. Kenny Davis, featherweights (nontitle), Butte, Mont. (10 rds.).

Hockey
Stanley Cup (if necessary), Detroit vs. Toronto, Detroit; Montreal vs. Boston, Montreal.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6

Badminton
Natl. Open championships begin, Long Beach, Calif.

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Iowa City, Ia.

Horse Racing
Prioress Stakes, $20,000, 6 f., 3-yr.-old fillies, Jamaica, N.Y.

THURSDAY, APRIL 7

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

Golf
Masters tournament begins, Augusta, Ga.

Harness Racing
The Californian (pace), $15,000, 1 m., free-for-all, Santa Anita, Calif.

Swimming
Women's AAU sr. indoor championships begin, Daytona Beach, Fla.

FRIDAY, APRIL 8

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Kansas City.

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]George Johnson vs. Ralph (Tiger) Jones, middle-weights, St. Louis (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

SATURDAY, APRIL 9

Baseball
[TV]Brooklyn vs. N.Y. Yankees, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1:55 p.m. (CBS—see local listing).

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, St. Louis.

Boxing
Beau Jack vs. Ike Williams, welterweights, Augusta, Ga. (10 rds.).

Horse Racing

John B. Campbell Memorial, $75,000, 1[1/16] m., 3-yr.-olds up, Bowie, Md.
Gotham Stakes, $25,000, 1[1/16] m., 3-yr.-olds, Jamaica, N.Y.

Indoor Polo
Eastern 12-goal semifinals, Squad. A Armory, N.Y.

SUNDAY, APRIL 10

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Waco, Tex.