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COMING EVENTS July 8 through July 17

July 11, 1955
July 11, 1955

Table of Contents
July 11, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
  • A sailplane pilot soars through a wide, noiseless world, forever searching for the free power to keep him there

  • Flapping and flopping for a thousand years in imitation of eagles, crows, beetles and fish, man finally found his way into the air. In sailplanes he now flies well and high with very little fuss and no feathers at all

  • By William F. Talbert

    The U.S. Davis Cup captain, a Wimbledon witness, reveals the young Cincinnatian finally capturing the world's most coveted tennis title

The Wonderful World Of Sport
Anniversary
Sporting Look
All-Star Preview
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

COMING EVENTS July 8 through July 17

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

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

FRIDAY, JULY 8

Auto Racing
Alpine Rally, Marseilles to Cannes, France.

Boxing
Sandy Saddler vs. Shigeji Kaneko, featherweights, Tokyo (10 rds., nontitle).

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

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

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

Horse Racing

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn Handicap, $50,000, 1¼ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Aqueduct, N.Y., 4:15 p.m. (ABC).
Michigan Mile, $50,000, 3-yr.-olds up, Detroit.
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 1/16m., 3-yr.-olds up, f & m, Monmouth Pk., Oceanport, N.J.

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

Motorboating
Block Island 104-m. predicted log race, New York.

Sailing
Great Lakes Thistle championships, Rochester, N.Y. (also July 10).

Swimming
Natl. AAU jr. men's 800-meter freestyle, Rockford, 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*).
European championship finals, Barcelona.

Golf

St. Paul Open final, St. Paul, Minn.
Michigan PGA, Owosso, Mich.

Handball
World championship finals, Dortmund, Germany.

Motorboating
Kingston Regatta, Rondout Creek, Kingston, N.Y.

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

Tennis

USLTA jr. hard court finals, Burlingame, Calif.
Western Tri-State finals, Cincinnati.

MONDAY, JULY 11

Boxing

[TV]Tony Anthony vs. Tony Johnson, light heavyweights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont.).
Ralph Dupas vs. Paddy DeMarco, lightweights, Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans (10 rds.).

Golf
Ohio State Amateur, Zanesville CC, Ohio (until July 16).

Horse Racing

Modesty Handicap(turf), $20,000, 1 1/16 m., 3-yr.-olds up, f & m, Arlington Pk., Arlington Heights, Ill.
Champlain Handicap, $15,000, 6 f., 3-yr.-olds up, f & m, Saratoga-at-Jamaica, Jamaica, N.Y.

Rodeo
Calgary Stampede, Calgary, Alta. (until July 16).

Sailing
366-m. ocean race, Manchester, Mass.-to-Halifax, N.S.

Tennis
USLTA clay court championships, Atlanta, Ga. (until July 17).

TUESDAY, JULY 12

Auto Racing
Circuit of Champions 100-lap race, Fresno, Calif.

Baseball
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]All-Star Game, County Stadium, Milwaukee, 1:15 p.m. C.S.T. (NBC-TV; Mutual-radio).

Boxing
Jimmy Soo vs. Curly Monroe, lightweights, Boston Arena (10 rds.).

Horse Racing
Hollywood Lassie Stakes, $25,000, 5½ f., 2-yr.-old fillies, Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif.

Sailing
One Ton Cup; Intl. Gotland Races; Intl. Cup Races, Sandhamn, Sweden.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Ezzard Charles vs. Paul Andrews, heavyweights, Chicago Stadium (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (ABC).

Golf
French Open championship, Chantilly (until July 15).

Harness Racing
Old Country, $15,000, 1 m., 3-yr.-old trotters, Roosevelt Raceway, Westbury, N.Y.

Horse Jumping
German natl. championships, Hamburg (until July 17).

Horse Racing

New Jersey Futurity, $15,000, 5½ f., 2-yr.-olds (Jersey foaled), Monmouth Pk., Oceanport, N.J.
Ascot Gold Cup, 2½ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Ascot Heath, England.

THRUSDAY, JULY 14

Archery
N.Y. State Target championship, Garden City, N.Y. (until July 16).

Auto Racing
Circuit of Champions 100-lap race, Sacramento, Calif.

Golf

Miller $35,000 Open, Blue Mound CC, Milwaukee (until July 17).
Ladies PGA championship. Orchard Ridge CC, Ft. Wayne, Ind. (until July 17).

Harness Racing
Roosevelt Trot, $35,000, 1½ m., free-for-all, Roosevelt Raceway, Westbury, N.Y.

Rodeo
Salinas Rodeo, Salinas, Calif. (until July 17).

Sailing

Virginia Cruising Cup, Hampton YC, Annapolis, Md. (until July 17).
Prince of Wales Cup, Seaview, England.

Tennis
England vs. Italy, Davis Cup elimination, Edgbaston, England.

FRIDAY, JULY 15

Auto Racing
Circuit of Champions 100-lap race, San Jose, Calif.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Cleveland vs. New York, Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, 1:25 p.m. (Mutual*).

Bicycling
1,000-m. amateur circuit of Britain (until July 23).

Harness Racing

American Pacing Derby, $26,000, 1 m., free-for-all, Vernon Downs, N.Y.
The Adios, $15,000, 1 m., 3-yr.-old pacers, Roosevelt Raceway, Westbury, N.Y.

Swimming
Natl. AAU jr. men's 200-meter individual medley & jr. women's 1,500-meter freestyle, Tyler, Tex.

Tennis
Australia vs. Mexico, Davis Cup elimination, Saddle & Cycle Club, Chicago (until July 17).

Track & Field
British AAA championships, White City Stadium, London (also July 16).

SATURDAY, JULY 16

Auto Racing

British Grand Prix, Aintree circuit, Liverpool, England.
NASCAR 100-m. race, Altamont, N.Y.
AAA 150-m. stock engine race, Milwaukee.

Baseball

[TV]Brooklyn vs. Cincinnati, Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1:55 p.m. (CBS*).
[NETWORK RADIO]Detroit vs. New York, Briggs Stadium, Detroit, 2:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Harness Racing
Governor's Cup Pace, $12,000, 1 m., free-for-all, Sportsman's Pk., Cicero, Ill.

Horse Racing

Hollywood Gold Cup, $100,000, 1¼ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif.
Arlington Classic, $100,000, 1 m., 3-yr.-olds, Arlington Pk., Arlington Heights, Ill.
King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes, $70,000, 1½ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Ascot Heath, England.
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Wilson Handicap, $20,000, 6 f., 3-yr.-olds up, Saratoga-at-Jamaica, Jamaica, N.Y., 4:15 p.m. (ABC*).
Omnibus Handicap, $15,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds up. Monmouth Pk., Oceanport, N.J.

Motorboating

Greenwich Power Squadron predicted log race, Greenwich, Conn.
Intl. cruiser race, Bellingham Bay, Wash, to Genoa Bay, Victoria, B.C.

Rowing
Natl, championships, Philadelphia (also July 17).

Sailing

Larchmont Race Week, Larchmont, N.Y. (until July 23).
Chicago to Mackinac Race, Lake Michigan.
Miller Memorial Series, Gibson Island, Md. (also July 17).
Midwest Lightning championships, Shore YC, Chicago (also July 17).

Swimming
Natl. AAU rough-water swim, Mission Beach Calif.

Track & Field
Mediterranean Games, Barcelona (until July 25)

SUNDAY, JULY 17

Auto Racing
SCCA races, Santa Clara, Calif.

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

Motorcycling
AMA-sanctioned 50-m. natl. championship road race, Windber, Pa.

Sailing
Bermuda Cup, Quincy, Mass.

Swimming
Natl. AAU jr. men's 400-meter freestyle, Pasco Wash.

*See local listing