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COMING EVENTS July 15 through July 24

July 18, 1955
July 18, 1955

Table of Contents
July 18, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
  • The cream of the eastern class-racing fleet comes to Larchmont for eight straight days of competition

The Wonderful World Of Sport
Anniversary
Swaps
Conversation Piece:
  • Rex Ellsworth's chief trainer describes for SI's James Murray a new, businesslike approach to racing that has made their stable the most sucessful on the Pacific Coast

Yesterday
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

COMING EVENTS July 15 through July 24

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

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

FRIDAY, JULY 15

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).
England vs. Italy, Davis Cup elimination, Edgbaston, England (also July 16).

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*).

Golf
U.S. Public Links final, Coffin Municipal GC, Indianapolis.

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

Horse Racing

[NETWORK RADIO]Hollywood Gold Cup, $100,000, 1¼ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif., 8 p.m. (CBS).
Arlington Classic, $100,000, 1 m., 3-yr.-olds, Arlington Pk., Arlington Heights, Ill.
King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes, $77,840, 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*).

Motorboating

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

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).
Lake Ontario championships, Dulles Trophy, Chaumont Bay, N.Y. (also July 17).

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

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

SUNDAY, JULY 7

Auto Racing

SCCA races, Santa Clara, Calif.
AAA Mike Nazaruk Memorial race, Reading, Pa.

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

Golf

Miller Open final, Blue Mound CC, Milwaukee.
Ladies PGA final, Orchard Ridge CC, Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Motorboating
65-m. outboard marathon, Kennebec River, Augusta, Me.

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.

Tennis
USLTA clay courts final, Atlanta.

MONDAY, JULY 18

Boxing

[TV]Al Wilson vs. Pat Lowry, welterweights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).
Rex Layne vs. Bob Baker, heavyweights, W. Jordan, Utah (10 rds.).

Golf
Western Men's Amateur, Rockford CC, Ill. (until July 24).

Horse Show
Intl. Horse Show, White City Stadium, London (until July 23).

Tennis

Pennsylvania State grass courts championships, Merion CC, Haverford, Pa. (until July 24).
Western jr. & boys' championships, Champaign, Ill. (until July 23).

TUESDAY, JULY 19

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

Harness Racing
The Baltimore, $10,000, 1 m., free-for-all trot, Baltimore.

Horse Racing
El Dorado Handicap, $25,000, 1 1/16 m., 3-yr.-olds, Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20

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

Boxing

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Ramon Fuentes vs. Hector Constance, welter-weights, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (ABC).
Sandy Saddler vs. Flash Elorde, featherweights (nontitle), Rizal Stadium, Manila (10 rds.).

Golf
PGA championship, Meadowbrook CC, Northville, Mich, (until July 26).

Horse Racing

Equipoise Mile, $50,000, 3-yr.-olds up, Arlington Pk., Arlington Heights, Ill.
Miss Woodford, $20,000, 6 f., 3-yr.-old fillies, Monmouth Pk., Oceanport, N.J.

Rodeo
Pioneer Days rodeo, Ogden, Utah (until July 25).

Swimming
Natl. AAU outdoor sr. men's swimming & diving championships, Los Angeles. Calif, (until July 22).

THURSDAY, JULY 21

Auto Racing
SCCA hill climb & road race, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (until July 23).

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

Horseshoe Pitching
Natl, championships, Murray, Utah (until July 27).

FRIDAY, JULY 22

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

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Rocky Castellani, middleweights, Cow Palace, San Francisco, 10 p.m. (NBC).

Harness Racing

Michigan Pacing Derby, $10,000, 1 m., free-for-all, Northville, Mich.
Triple Crown (third leg), $10,000, 1 m., free-for-all pace, Baltimore.
Great Midwest Stake, $10,000, 1 m., 3-yr.-old trotters, Martinsville, Ill.

Horse Racing
Starlet Stakes, $50,000, 6 f., 2-yr.-olds, Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif.

Tennis

Australia-Mexico winner vs. Brazil-Cuba winner.
Davis Cup elimination, Louisville (until July 24).
Canada vs. B.W.I., Davis Cup elimination, Montreal (until July 24).

SATURDAY, JULY 23

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

Harness Racing
Natl. Trot, $12,000, 1 m., free-for-all, Sportsman's Pk., Cicero, Ill.

Horse Racing

[NETWORK RADIO]Sunset Handicap, $100,000, 1‚Öù m., 3-yr.-olds up, Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif., 8 p.m. (CBS).
Monmouth Handicap, $75,000, 1% m., 3-yr.-olds up, Monmouth Pk., Oceanport, N.J.
Arlington Futurity, $75,000, 6 f., 2-yr.-olds, Arlington Pk., Arlington Heights, Ill.
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Saranac Handicap, $25,000, 1 1/16 m., 3-yr.-olds, Saratoga-at-Jamaica, Jamaica, N.Y., 4:15 p.m. (ABC).

Motorboating
Doolittle Memorial predicted log race, Stamford, Conn.

Sailing
Mt. Desert Rock 420-m. ocean race, New London, Conn, to Marblehead, Mass.

Swimming
Far Western Synchronized championships, Los Angeles (until July 24).

SUNDAY, JULY 24

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

Motorboating

Natl. 135 & 266-hydroplane inboard championships, Guntersville, Ala.
Natl. B racing runabout inboard championships, Merced, Calif.

Motorcycling
AAA-sanctioned 20-m. natl. dirt track championship, San Mateo, Calif.

Sailing

Martha's Vineyard Race, Edgartown, Mass.
Mirage Cup regatta, Pte. Claire YC, Mich.

*See local listing