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COMING EVENTS June 17 through June 26

June 20, 1955
June 20, 1955

Table of Contents
June 20, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
  • Each year the third week in June produces both America's oldest rowing classic and the battle for national crew honors

  • In rowing's big week, Penn and Cornell are favorites in the transplanted Poughkeepsie Regatta at Syracuse; one day earlier Yale meets Harvard in the 90th renewal of their four-mile rowing classic at New London

Garden Party
Boxing
Preview: The U.S. Open
Horses: Big Weekend For Two Champions
Tarpon
Tennis
Yesterday
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

COMING EVENTS June 17 through June 26

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This is an article from the June 20, 1955 issue Original Layout

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

FRIDAY, JUNE 17

Auto Racing

NASCAR 100-m. late model race. Rochester, N.Y.
NASCAR short track intl. race, Toronto.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Boston vs. Cleveland, Fenway Pk., Boston, 1:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Ernie Durando vs. Ralph (Tiger) Jones, middle-weights, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Fencing
Natl. championship finals, New York.

Golf
[NETWORK RADIO]U.S. Open, Olympic Club, San Francisco, 8:30 p.m. (NBC).

Harness Racing
Laurel Invitational, $15,000, 1 m., free-for-all pace, Laurel, Md.

Rowing
Harvard vs. Yale, New London, Conn.

Track & Field

NCAA championships, Los Angeles.
Natl. AAU women's & girls' outdoor championships, Ponca City, Okla. (also June 18).

SATURDAY, JUNE 18

Auto Racing

NASCAR 100-m. late model race, Fonda, N.Y.
Circuit of Champions 100-lap race, Buffalo, N.Y.
Los Angeles Sports Car Road Race, Los Angeles (also June 19).

Baseball

[TV]Boston vs. Cleveland, Fenway Pk., Boston, 1:55 p.m. (CBS*).
[NETWORK RADIO]Milwaukee vs. New York, County Stadium, Milwaukee, 3:25 p.m. (Mutual*).

Basketball
North-South Classic, Murray, Ky.

Golf

[NETWORK RADIO]U.S. Open final, Olympic Club, San Francisco, 8:00 p.m. (NBC).
Women's Natl. Collegiate final, Lake Forest, Ill.
Triangle Round-Robin final, Grossinger, N.Y.

Harness Racing
Adios Boy vs. Adios Harry, $7,500 match race, 1 m.. winner-take-all, Roosevelt Raceway, West-bury, N.Y.

Horse Racing

The Chicagoan, $50,000, 1 m., 3-yr.-olds, Balmoral, Homewood, Ill.
The Oaks, $35,000, 1 1/8 m., 3-yr.-old fillies, Delaware Pk., Stanton, Del.
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Shevlin Stakes, $25,000, 7 f., 3-yr.-olds, Aqueduct, N.Y., 4:15 p.m. (ABC).
Lakes & Flowers Handicap, $25,000, 7 f., 3-yr.-olds up. Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif.
Regret Handicap, $20,000, 6 f., 3-yr.-olds up, f & m, Monmouth Pk., Oceanport, N.J.
King Philip Handicap, $15,000, 1 1/16 m., 3-yr.-olds up, Narragansett Pk., Pawtucket, R.I.

Motorboating
Maple Leaf Regatta, Windsor, Ont.

Rowing
[NETWORK RADIO]Intercollegiate Rowing Assn. championship regatta, Onondaga Lake, Syracuse, N.Y., 4:30 p.m. (ABC).
Schuylkill Navy regatta, Philadelphia.

Sailing
New London, Conn.-to-Annapolis, Md. biennial ocean race.

Tennis
Eastern Intercollegiate championship finals, Colgate Univ., Hamilton, N.Y.

Track & Field
[TV]NCAA championships, Los Angeles (CBS*-following baseball game).

SUNDAY, JUNE 19

Auto Racing

Dutch Grand Prix, Zandvoort.
AAA 100-m. natl. championship race, Langhorne, Pa.
SCCA Mt. Equinox Hillclimb, Mt. Equinox, Vt.
SCCA sports car races, Lawrencevilie, Ill.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]New York vs. Chicago, Yankee Stadium, N.Y., 2 p.m. (Mutual*).

Golf

NCAA tournament, Knoxville, Tenn.
Natl. Pee Wee tournament, Orlando, Fla.

Marbles
Natl. Marbles Tournament, Asbury Park, N.J.

Motorcycling
AMA-sanctioned 100-m. natl. championship road race, Laconia, N.H.

Tennis
Southern championship finals, Memphis.

MONDAY, JUNE 20

Boxing

[TV]Oscar Pita vs. Gene Poirier, middleweights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).
Gene Fullmer vs. Gil Turner, middleweights, W. Jordan, Utah (10 rds.).

Horse Racing

Distaff Handicap, $25,000, 7 f., 3-yr.-olds up, f & m, Aqueduct, N.Y.
Primer Stakes, $15,000, 5½ f., 2-yr.-olds, Arlington Pk., Arlington Heights, Ill.

Tennis

All-England championships, Wimbledon (until July 2).
Natl. Intercollegiate championships, Univ. of N. Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C. (until June 25).

TUESDAY, JUNE 21

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

Harness Racing
The Savage, $10,000, 1 m., free-for-all trot, Laurel, Md.

Horse Racing
Hollywood Oaks, $25,000, 1 1/8 m., 3-yr.-old fillies, Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif.

Sailing
Morss Trophy dinghy series, New London, Conn, (until June 23).

Track & Field
Pacific Coast Conference vs. Big Ten, Edwards Field, Berkeley, Calif.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22

Auto Racing
Circuit of Champions 100-lap race, Pinecrest Raceway, Toronto.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Boston vs. Detroit, Fenway Pk., Boston, 1:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Archie Moore vs. Carl (Bobo) Olson, for light heavyweight title, Polo Grounds, N.Y. (15 rds.), 10 p.m. (ABC*).

Horse Racing

Providence Stakes, $35,000,1 1/8 m., 3-yr.-olds, Narragansett Pk., Pawtucket, R.I.
Cleopatra Handicap, $20,000, 1 m., 3-yr.-old fillies, Arlington Pk., Arlington Heights, Ill.
Salvator Mile, $15,000. 3-yr.-olds up, Monmouth Pk., Oceanport, N.J.

THURSDAY, JUNE 23

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

Golf

Western Open, Portland, Ore. (until June 26).
Western Seniors, Scioto CC, Columbus, Ohio (also June 24).
Western Women's Open, Wichita, Kan. (until June 26).

Horse Racing
Haggin Stakes, $20,000, 5 f., 2-yr.-olds, colts & geldings, Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif.

Horse Shows
Detroit Horse Show, Bloomfield Hills, Mich, (until June 26).

Marbles
Natl. VFW Marbles Tournament, Coliseum, Denver (until June 25).

FRIDAY, JUNE 24

Auto Racing
Circuit of Champions 100-lap race, S. Park Speedway, Pittsburgh.

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

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Vince Martinez vs. Chico Varona, welterweights, Syracuse, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Golf
Ontario Open, Cataraqui G & CC, Kingston, Ont. (also June 25).

Sailing
Sir Thomas Lipton Memorial Trophy intl. team races, Boston (until June 25).

Track & Field
Natl. AAU championships, Boulder, Col. (also June 25).

Water Skiing
N.Y.-to-Atlantic City Mermaid Outboard Skiathon.

SATURDAY, JUNE 25

Auto Racing

NASCAR short track race, Starkey Speedway, Roanoke, Va.
Sports car hill climb, Goldendale, Wash. (also June 26).

Baseball

[TV]Boston vs. Chicago, Fenway Pk., Boston, 1:55 p.m. (CBS*).
[NETWORK RADIO]Milwaukee vs. Brooklyn, County Stadium, Milwaukee, 3:25 p.m. (Mutual*).

Horse Racing

Ohio Derby, $40,000, 1 1/8 m., 3-yr.-olds, Thistle-Down, Cleveland.
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Edgemere Handicap, $25,000, 1 1/8 m., 3-yr.-olds up, Aqueduct, N.Y., 4:15 p.m. (ABC).
New Castle Handicap, $25,000, 1 1/16 m., 3-yr.-olds up, f & m, Delaware Pk., Stanton, Del.
Inglewood Handicap, $25,000, 1 1/16 m., 3-yr.-olds up, Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif.
Armour Memorial Handicap, $25,000, 1 1/8 m., 3-yr.-olds up, Arlington Pk., Arlington Heights, Ill.
Lamplighter Handicap. $20,000,1 1/16 m., 3-yr.-olds, Monmouth Pk., Oceanport, N.J.

Motorboating

Huckins Memorial Trophy predicted log race for Eastern cruiser championship, Manhasset Bay, N.Y.
Detroit Memorial Race, Detroit.

Rowing
NYAC Major Joe Angyal Memorial Regatta, Travers Island, Pelham Manor, N.Y.

Tennis
Tri-State championships, Cincinnati (until July 4).

SUNDAY, JUNE 26

Auto Racing
Circuit of Champions 100-lap race, Chicago.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]New York vs. Cleveland, Yankee Stadium, N.Y., 2 p.m. (Mutual*).

Motorboating
Winnebagoland stock outboard marathon, Fond du Lac, Wis.

*See local listing