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COMING EVENTS April 8 through April 17

April 11, 1955
April 11, 1955

Table of Contents
April 11, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
  • A tarpon fisherman finds a wild world all his own on the lonely and pellucid sea west of Florida's Keys

Red Smith
Preview
The Wonderful World Of Sports
Skiing
Boxing
Tennis
  • By William F. Talbert

    The pros try a new scoring plan

Acknowledgments
Football
Yesterday
  • The pitching got better after the Boston Braves and Brooklyn Robins passed the tough 17th inning of the longest game in all baseball history

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
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

COMING EVENTS April 8 through April 17

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

This is an article from the April 11, 1955 issue Original Layout

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

Badminton
Natl. Open finals, Long Beach, Calif.

Baseball
[TV]Brooklyn vs. N.Y. Yankees (exhibition), Brooklyn, N.Y., 1:55 p.m. (CBS*).

Basketball

NBA play-off (if necessary); Syracuse vs. Ft. Wayne, Syracuse, N.Y.
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, St. Louis.
All-Army tournament final, Ft. Benning, Ga.

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

Hockey
Stanley Cup: Montreal vs. Detroit, Montreal.

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
NYAC vs. Squadron A, Eastern 12-goal finals, Squadron A Armory, N.Y.

Skiing
Jr. Heather Cup Giant Slalom, Mt. Baker, Wash.

Swimming
Natl, women's sr. finals, Daytona Beach, Fla.

SUNDAY, APRIL 10

Auto Racing
AAA Sprint car racing, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Basketball

NBA play-off (if necessary): Syracuse vs. Ft. Wayne, Syracuse, N.Y.
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Waco, Tex.

Golf
Masters final, Augusta, Ga.

MONDAY, APRIL 11

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Cincinnati vs. Chicago, Cincinnati, 1:25 p.m. (Mutual*).

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

Boxing

[TV]Pat Lowry vs. Pete Adams, welterweights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).
[TV]Chris Christensen vs. Danny Giovanelli, welterweights, Eastern Pkwy., Brooklyn, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (ABC*).
Ezzard Charles vs. Johnny Arthur, heavyweights, Edmonton, Alta. (15 rds.).

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 12

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Cleveland vs. Chicago, Cleveland, 1:25 p.m. (Mutual*).

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Huntington, W.Va.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]New York vs. Washington, New York, 1:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

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

Boxing
[TV]Carl (Bobo) Olson vs. Joey Maxim, light heavyweights, San Francisco (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (CBS).

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 14

Baseball
[TV]New York vs. Brooklyn, New York, 1:25 p.m. (Mutual*).

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Americans, Des Moines.

Bowling
Women's IBC tournament begins, Omaha, Neb.

Boxing
Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Ted Olla, middleweights, Milwaukee (10 rds.).

Golf

Women's Beaumont Open, Beaumont, Tex.
Greater Greensboro Open, Greensboro, N.C.

FRIDAY, APRIL 15

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]New York vs. Brooklyn, N.Y., 1:25 p.m. (Mutual*).

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

Boxing

[TV]Holly Mims vs. Bobby Jones, middleweights,
[NETWORK RADIO]Philadelphia (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 16

Auto Racing
AAA 150-lap midget race, Gardena, Calif.

Baseball

[TV]New York vs. Philadelphia, New York, 1:55 p.m. (CBS*).
[NETWORK RADIO]Detroit vs. Kansas City, Detroit, 1:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

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

Bowling
Natl. doubles match game tournament, Louisville, Ky.

Handball
Natl. AAU sr. four-wall championships, New Haven, Conn.

Horse Racing

Governor's Gold Cup, $30,000, 6 f., 3-yr.-olds, Bowie, Md.
Excelsior Handicap, $25,000, 1 1/16 m., 3-yr.-olds up, Jamaica, N.Y.

Pocket Billiards
World championship tournament, Philadelphia.

Skiing
N. American downhill, slalom, combined championships, Norden, Calif.
Sugar Slalom, Stowe, Vt.

Table Tennis
World Championships begin, Utrecht, Holland.

SUNDAY, APRIL 17

Auto Racing

AAA sprint car races, Williams Grove, Pa. & Lakeside Speedway, Kansas City, Kans.
NASCAR 100-m. race, Montgomery, Ala.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]New York vs. Philadelphia, N.Y., 1:55 p.m.(Mutual*)

*See local listing