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COMING EVENTS July 1 through July 10

July 04, 1955
July 04, 1955

Table of Contents
July 4, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Brave Bulls
  • Once scorned by decent society as the associate of rogues and vagabonds, the tough-looking bulldog—considered by many to be the most courageous of all quadrupeds—is enjoying a new wave of popularity and interest, thanks in part to a magnificent specimen called Kippax Fearnought

COMING EVENTS July 1 through July 10

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This is an article from the July 4, 1955 issue Original Layout

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

FRIDAY, JULY 1

Auto Racing
NASCAR short track race, Greensboro, N.C.

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

Fishing
Annual Catfish Derby, Savannah, Tenn. (until July 31).

Horse Jumping
World Championships, Aachen, Germany (until July 10).

Motorboating
Mississippi River 1,050-m. outboard marathon, New Orleans.

Sailing
PIY Assoc, regatta, Seattle, Wash.

Tennis
Mason & Dixon tournament, Greenbriar, W. Va. (until July 4).

Track & Field
Natl. AAU Decathlon championship, Crawfordsville. Ind. (also July 2).

Trapshooting
ATA western zone shoot, Casper, Wyo.

SATURDAY, JULY 2

Auto Racing

NASCAR short track race, Manassas. Va.
NASCAR midget race, Jersey City, N.J.
AAA stock engine races, Knoxville, Tenn.

Baseball

[TV]Philadelphia vs. New York, Connie Mack Stadium, Philadelphia, 1:55 p.m. (CBS*)
[NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn vs. Pittsburgh, Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing
Ramon Tiscareno vs. Phil Kim, welterweights, Hollywood, Calif. (10 rds.).

Flying

Powder Puff Derby, Long Beach, Calif.-to-West-field, Mass. (until July 6).
Western New York air show & races, Dansville, N.Y. (also July 3).

Golf
U.S. Women's Open final, Wichita CC, Kans.

Horse Racing

Delaware Handicap, $150,000, 1¼ m., 3-yr-olds up, f & m, Delaware Pk., Stanton, Del.
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Dwyer Stakes, $50,000, 1¼ m., 3-yr.-olds, Aqueduct, N.Y., 4:15 p.m. (ABC*).
Governor's Handicap, $25,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Narragansett Pk., Pawtucket, R.I.
Vanity Handicap, $25,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds up, f & m, Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif.
Warren Wright Memorial, $25,000, 7 f., 3-yr.-olds, Arlington Pk., Arlington Heights, Ill.
Colleen Stakes, $20,000, 5½ f., 2-yr.-old fillies, Monmouth Pk., Oceanport, N.J.

Motorboating
New England Waterways Jubilee, Boston (until July 4).

Rowing
Royal Henley Regatta, final day, Henley-on-Thames, England.

Soaring
Natl. Soaring Contest, Elmira, N.Y. (until July 14).

SUNDAY, JULY 3

Archery
Southeast NFAA regional championships, Montgomery, Ala. (also July 4).

Auto Racing

French Grand Prix & 21-hr. sports car race, Rheims, France.
Wisconsin Grand Prix sports car races, State Fair Grounds, Milwaukee.
NASCAR 100-m. Grand Natl., Asheville-Weaversville, N.C. Speedway.

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

Motorboating

Inboard, outboard & stock utility races, Sand Point, Idaho.
Outboard races (regionals), Rupert, Idaho.

Rowing
Peoples Regatta, Philadelphia.

Skiing
Heather Cup giant slalom, Mt. Baker, Belling-ham, Wash.

Track & Field
Natl. AAU sr. men's relay championships, Buffalo, N.Y.

MONDAY, JULY 4

Auto Racing

NASCAR 100-m. Grand Natl., Hub City Speedway, Spartanburg, S.C.
SCCA races, Beverly, Mass.

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

Boxing

[TV]Milo Savage vs. Sammy Walker, middleweights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont*).
Sandy Saddler vs. Shigeji Kaneko, featherweights, Tokyo (10 rds., nontitle).

Golf
British Open, St. Andrews, Scotland (until July 8).

Harness Racing
Coaching Club Trotting Oaks, $16,000, 1 m., 3-yr.-old trotters, Goshen, N.Y.

Horse Racing

[TV]Carter Handicap, $50,000, 7 f., 3-yr.-olds up, Aqueduct, N.Y., 4:30 p.m. (ABC).
American Handicap, $50,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif.
Stars & Stripes Handicap, $25,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Arlington Pk., Arlington Heights, Ill.
Sussex Handicap, $25,000, 1¼ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Delaware Pk., Stanton, Del.

Motorboating
Pacific 1-design hydroplane championships, Long Beach, Calif.

Motorcycling
Natl. 75-m. road race, Dodge City, Kans.

Sailing

Transpacific YC biennial 2,200-m. race, San Pedro, Calif.-to-Honolulu.
Puritan Cup Race, Marblehead, Mass.

Skiing

Giant slalom (all classes), Mammoth Mt, Nev.
Mt. Marathon race, Seward, Alaska.

Tennis

USLTA jr. hard court championships, Burlin-game, Calif, (until July 10).
Western clay court championships, Detroit (until July 10).
Western Tri-State championships, Cincinnati (until July 10).

Track
Natl. AAU sr. 20-kilo. run, Needham, Mass.

TUESDAY, JULY 5

Auto Racing
AAA 200-m. big car race, Darlington, S.C.

Tennis
Spring Lake Invitation, Spring Lake, N.J. (until July 10).

WEDNESDAY, JULY 6

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Detroit vs. Chicago, Briggs Stadium, Detroit, 2:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing
[TV]Floyd Patterson vs. Archie McBride, heavyweights, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (ABC).

Sailing

Quincy Bay Race Week, Quincy Bay, Mass. (until July 10).
Swedish Royal YC 125th Anniversary Races, Marstrand, Sweden (until July 11).

THURSDAY, JULY 7

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

Bicycling
Tour de France begins (until July 30).

Golf
St. Paul Open, St. Paul, Minn. (until July 10).

Harness Racing

Goshen Cup, $10,000, 1 m., 2-yr.-old pacers, Goshen, N.Y.
Free-for-all Pace, $10,000, 1 m., Baltimore.

Horse Racing
Charles S. Howard Stakes, $25,000, 5½ f., 2-yr.-olds, colts & geldings, Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif.

FRIDAY, JULY 8

Handball
World Championships, Dortmund, Germany (until July 10).

Harness Racing

The Titan, $10,000, 1 m., free-for-all trot, Goshen, N.Y.
Governor's Cup, $10,000, 1 m., free-for-all trot, Northville, Mich.

SATURDAY, JULY 9

Auto Racing
Leinster Trophy Road Race, Formula I & sports cars, Leinster, Eire.

Baseball

[TV]New York vs. Brooklyn, Polo Grounds, N.Y., 1:55 p.m. (CBS*).
[NETWORK RADIO]Milwaukee vs. Cincinnati, County Stadium, Milwaukee, 3:25 p.m. (Mutual*).

Golf
U.S. Public Links tournament, Coffin Mun. GC, Indianapolis (until July 16).

Horse Racing

Michigan Mile, $50,000, 1 m., 3-yr.-olds up, Detroit.
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn Handicap, $50,000, 1¼ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Aqueduct, N.Y., 4:15 p.m. (ABC).
Westerner, $50,000, 1¼ m., 3-yr.-olds, Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif.
Arlington Lassie, $50,000, 6 f., 2-yr.-old fillies, Arlington Pk., Arlington Heights, Ill.
Molly Pitcher Handicap, $25,000,1 1/16 m., 3-yr.-olds up, f & m, Monmouth Pk., Oceanport, N.J.

Lawn Bowling
American Lawn Bowling Assoc. Central Division tournament, Chicago (until July 13).

Motorboating
Block Island 104-m. predicted log race, N.Y.

Swimming
Natl. AAU jr. men's 880-meter freestyle, Rock-ford, Ill. (also July 10).

Track
Jubilee Week 10-m. road race, Portsmouth, N.H.

SUNDAY, JULY 10

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]New York vs. Brooklyn, Polo Grounds, N.Y., 2 p.m. (Mutual*).

Rowing
Mid-Hudson Regatta, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

*See local listing