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COMING EVENTS April 22 through May 1

April 25, 1955
April 25, 1955

Table of Contents
April 25, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
Kansas City A's
Column Of The Week
  • Intrigued by Jackie Robinson's new method of breaking up a double play, Columnist Arthur Daley turns inquiring reporter to determine the legality of the strategy and gets varied reactions from Leo Durocher, who screams no, and Warren Giles, who says yes

Motor Sports
Horses
Fisherman's Calendar
Acknowledgments
Bowling
Sports Court
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 its tallest headlines

COMING EVENTS April 22 through May 1

[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO

This is an article from the April 25, 1955 issue Original Layout

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 22

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

Boxing

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Willie Pastrano vs. Willie Troy, middleweights, Chicago Stadium (10 rds.), 10 p.m. E.S.T. (NBC).
All-Service championship finals, Oakland, Calif.

SATURDAY, APRIL 23

Auto Racing
AAA sprint car racing, Hatfield, Pa.

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

Bicycling
Tour of Spain, 1,600-m. race begins.

Horse Racing

[NETWORK RADIO]Wood Memorial, $100,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds, Jamaica, N.Y., 4:15 p.m. E.S.T. (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
NYAC vs. Squadron A, 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 Relays, Lawrence, Kan.
Ohio State Relays, Columbus, Ohio.

SUNDAY, APRIL 24

Auto Racing

NASCAR 150-m. race, Langhorne, Pa.
AAA sprint car racing, 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. (Mutual*).

Golf
Virginia Beach Open final, Virginia Beach, Va.

Motorboating
Outboard marathon regatta, Virginia Beach, Va.

Skiing
Silver Belt Invitational Trophy Race, Norden, Calif.

Tennis
River Oaks Invitational final, Houston, Tex.

MONDAY, APRIL 25

Boxing

[TV]Rocky Castellani vs. Chico Varona, middleweights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).
[TV]Rudy Garcia vs. Lulu Perez, lightweights, Eastern Pkwy., Brooklyn, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (ABC*).

Court Tennis
Albert (Jack) Johnson, U.S., vs. James Dear, England, for world open title, Queens Club, London (also April 27 & 30).

Golf
North & South Men's Amateur, Pinehurst, N.C.

Horse Racing
Toboggan Handicap, $25,000, 6 f., 3-yr.-olds up, Belmont Pk. (Widener course), N.Y.

TUESDAY, APRIL 26

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Chicago White Sox vs. New York Yankees, Comiskey Pk., Chicago, 2:25 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing
Alex Buxton vs. Randy Turpin, for British light heavyweight title, London (15 rds.).

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27

Auto Racing
AAA 100-lap midget race, Tulsa, Okla.

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

Boxing
[TV]Ezzard Charles vs. Johnny Holman, heavyweights, Miami Beach (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (CBS).

Horse Racing
Two Thousand Guineas, 1 m., 3-yr.-olds, Newmarket, England.

THURSDAY, APRIL 28

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

Boxing
Cisco Andrade vs. Lauro Salas, lightweights, Los Angeles (10 rds.).

Golf

Tournament of Champions, Las Vegas.
Betsy Rawls Peach Blossom Open, Spartanburg, S.C.

Horse Racing
Blue Grass Stakes, $25,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds, Keeneland, Lexington, Ky.

FRIDAY, APRIL 29

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Chicago vs. Boston, Comiskey Pk., Chicago, 2:25 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Chico Vejar vs. Paolo Melis, welterweights, Syracuse, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Gymnastics
AAU sr. men's and women's championships, Rochester, N.Y.

Track & Field

Penn Relays, Philadelphia (also April 30).
Drake Relays, Des Moines, Iowa (also April 30).

SATURDAY, APRIL 30

Auto Racing

Mille Miglia, Brescia, Italy.
NASCAR 200-m. race, modified & sportsman, Darlington, S.C.
AAA midget races, Westboro, Mass. & Kansas City, Kan.

Baseball

[TV]Cleveland vs. Baltimore, Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, 1:55 p.m. (CBS*).
[NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn vs. Chicago, Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Horse Racing

Golden Gate Derby, $50,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds, Golden Gate Fields. Albany, Calif.
Valley Forge Handicap, $25,000, 1 m. 70 yds., 3-yr.-olds up, Garden State Pk., Camden, N.J.
[NETWORK RADIO]Swift Stakes, $20,000, 7 f., 3-yr.-olds, Belmont Pk., N.Y., 4:15 p.m. (ABC).

Hunt Racing
Maryland Hunt Cup, Glyndon, Md.

Rowing

Goes Cup Regatta (Navy, Cornell, Syracuse), Annapolis, Md.
Blackwell Cup Regatta (Columbia, Penn, Yale), New York.
Compton Cup Regatta (Harvard, Princeton, MIT, Wisconsin), Cambridge, Mass.

Sailing
YRA winter dinghy championship, Larchmont, N.Y.

Track & Field
Colorado Relays, Boulder, Colo.

SUNDAY, MAY 1

Auto Racing

AAA sprint car races, Salem, Ind. & Langhorne, Pa.
AAA stock engine race, Knoxville, Tenn.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn vs. Milwaukee, Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, N.Y., 2 p.m. (Mutual*).

Track
AAU 50-kilo. walk, Baltimore.

*See local listing