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COMING EVENTS April 15 through April 24

April 18, 1955
April 18, 1955

Table of Contents
April 18, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
  • Dr. Cary Middlecoff, the Masters winner, waited out his birdies and conquered lovely Augusta National, one of golf's works of art

Red Smith
Preview
Horses
Wrestling
Column Of The Week
  • Austen Lake reports that Frankie Carbo has kept his word to Jim Norris and Tony DeMarco, the new welter champ, is safely in the IBC camp

  • One of the strangest pageants of nature occurs in the West every spring when sage grouse gather at traditional prairie mating grounds and strut before their ladies

Acknowledgments
The Masters
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 15 through April 24

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

This is an article from the April 18, 1955 issue Original Layout

FRIDAY, APRIL 15

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

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

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 16

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

Baseball

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

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

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

Boxing
Eduardo Lausse vs. Georgie Small, middleweights, Boston Arena (10 rds.).

Handball
Natl. AAU sr. 4-wall championships, New Haven, Conn.

Horse Racing

Governor's Gold Cup, $30,000, 6 f., 3-yr.-olds, Bowie, Md.
[NETWORK RADIO]Excelsior Handicap, $25,000, 1[1/16] m.,3-yr.-olds up, Jamaica, N.Y., 4:15 p.m. (ABC).

Hunt Racing
My Lady's Manor Point-to-Point, Monkton, Md.

Indoor Polo
Natl. sr. tournament begins, Squadron A Armory, N.Y.

Pocket Billiards
World championship tournament, Philadelphia.

Skiing

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

Swimming & Diving
YMCA indoor finals, Tucson, Ariz.

Table Tennis
World championships begin, Utrecht, Holland.

SUNDAY, APRIL 17

Auto Racing

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

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

Chess
Intl. Jubilee Tournament, Buenos Aires.

MONDAY, APRIL 18

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

Boxing

[TV]Milo Savage vs. Bobby Boyd, middleweights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).
[TV]Johnny Busso vs. Gene Poirer, welterweights, Eastern Pkway., Brooklyn, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (ABC*).

Horse Racing

Lincoln Special, $50,000 1[1/16] m., 3-yr.-olds up, Lincoln Downs, R.I.
Correction Handicap, $25,000 6 f., 3-yr-olds up, f&m, Jamaica, N.Y.

Tennis
River Oaks Invitational begins, Houston, Tex.

TUESDAY, APRIL 19

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

Boxing
Sandy Saddler vs. Joey Lopes, featherweights (nontitle), Sacramento, Calif. (10 rds.).

Track
Boston A.A. Marathon, Boston.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Chicago vs. Milwaukee, Wrigley Field, Chicago, 2:25 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing

[TV]Jimmy Carter vs. Orlando Zulueta, lightweights (nontitle), Washington, D.C. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (CBS).
Interservice championships, Oakland, Calif.

THURSDAY, APRIL 21

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Detroit vs. Chicago, Briggs Stadium, Detroit, 1:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing
Luther Rawlings vs. Joe Miceli, welterweights, St. Louis (10 rds.).

Golf
Virginia Beach Open begins, Virginia Beach, Va. Ladies PGA Open, Carrollton, Ga.

FRIDAY, APRIL 22

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

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Willie Pastrano vs. Ernie Durando, middleweights, Chicago Stadium (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (CBS).

SATURDAY, APRIL 23

Auto Racing
AAA sprint car races, Hatfield, Pa.

Baseball
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn vs. New York, Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1:55 p.m. (CBS-TV; Mutual radio*).

Horse Racing

[NETWORK RADIO]Wood Memorial, $100,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds, Jamaica, N.Y., 4:15 p.m. (ABC).
Golden Gate Mile, $50,000. 3-yr.-olds up, Golden Gate Fields, Albany; Calif.

Hunt Racing
Grand Natl. Point-to-Point, Butler, Md.

Indoor Polo
Natl sr. tournament, Squadron A Armory, N.Y.

Rowing
Childs Cup Regatta (Columbia, Penn, Princeton), Philadelphia.

Sailing
New England spring intersectional college regatta, Boston, Mass.

Track & Field

Kansas Relay, Lawrence, Kan.
Ohio State Relays, Columbus, Ohio.

SUNDAY, APRIL 24

Auto Racing

NASCAR 150-m. race, Langhorne, Pa.
AAA sprint car race, Ft. Wayne, Ind.
AAA 100-lap midget race, Oklahoma City, Okla.
SCCA natl. race, Pebble Beach, Calif.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn vs. New York, Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, N.Y., 2 p.m. E.D.T. (Mutual*).

Boxing
Percy Bassett vs. Seraphin Ferrer, lightweights, Paris (10 rds.).

Motorboating
Outboard marathon regatta, Virginia Beach, Va.

Skiing
Silver Belt Invitational Trophy Race, Norden, Calif.

*See local listing