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COMING EVENTS July 22 through July 31

July 25, 1955
July 25, 1955

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July 25, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
  • Arizona pushball, as played by teams of deputy sheriffs, uses fun-loving Quarter horses and offers lots of kicks

  • Out in Arizona they're keeping alive the tradition of the Wild West with a game that's so new—and rough—there is only one rule: anything goes just so you don't hurt the horses

"Bluebird's" Record Run

COMING EVENTS July 22 through July 31

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

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

FRIDAY, JULY 22

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

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

Golf
Women's Open 4-ball tournament, Hot Springs, Va. (until July 24).

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.

Horse Show
Lakeville Horse Show, Lakeville, Conn. (until July 24).

Swimming
Natl. AAU men's outdoor championship finals, Los Angeles.

Tennis

Australia vs. Brazil, Davis Cup elimination, Louisville (until July 24).
Canada vs. British West Indies, Davis Cup elimination, Montreal (until July 24).

SATURDAY, JULY 23

Auto Racing

NASCAR short track intl. race, Winston-Salem, N.C.
SCCA Brynfan Tyddyn road race, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Baseball

[TV]Chicago vs. Boston, Comiskey Pk., Chicago, 2:25 p.m. (CBS*).
Brooklyn vs. Milwaukee, Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

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, 1¼ 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, N.Y., 4:15 p.m. (ABC).

Lawn Bowling
Western Ontario Bowling Assn. tournament, London, Ont. (until July 28).

Motorboating
Doolittle Memorial predicted log race, Stamford, Conn.

Sailing

Mt. Desert Rock 420-m. ocean race, New London, Conn. to Marblehead, Mass.
Larchmont Race Week ends, Larchmont, N.Y.

Swimming
Far Western synchronized championships, San Diego (also July 24).

SUNDAY, JULY 24

Archery
Natl. Field Archery Assn. championship, Ludington, Mich. (until July 28).

Auto Racing
NASCAR short track late model stock car race, Floyd, Va.

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

Golf
Western Amateur final, Rockford, Ill.

Motorboating

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

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

Roller Skating
RSROA natl. amateur championship meet, Toledo, Ohio (until July 31).

Sailing

Great South Bay YRA Cruise Week, Bellport, L.I., N.Y. (until July 30).
Martha's Vineyard Race, Edgartown, Mass.
Mirage Cup regatta, Pte. Claire YC, Mich.

Tennis
Pennsylvania State grass courts final, Merion CC, Haverford, Pa.

MONDAY, JULY 25

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Hall of Fame game, Milwaukee vs. Boston, Cooperstown, N.Y., 1:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing
[TV]Danny Jo Perez vs. Gene Poirier, welterweights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).

Golf
Women's Western Amateur, Olympia Fields CC, Olympia, Ill. (until July 30).

Horse Racing
Los Angeles Handicap, $25,000, 6 f., 3-yr.-olds up, Hollywood Pk., Inglewood, Calif.

Sailing
Curtis Cup, Sandy Bay YC, Rockport, Mass.

Shuffleboard
Natl. Open singles tournament, Traverse City, Mich. (until July 27).

Tennis
USLTA jr. & boys' championships, Kalamazoo, Mich. (until July 31).

TUESDAY, JULY 26

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

Boxing

Gene Fullmer vs. Del Flanagan, middleweights, Butte, Mont. (10 rds.).
Kenny Lane vs. Hoacine Khalfi, lightweights, Miami, Fla. (10 rds.).

Golf
PGA final, Meadowbrook CC, Northville, Mich.

Rodeo
Frontier Days rodeo, Cheyenne, Wyo. (until July 30).

Tennis
Southampton Invitation, Southampton, L.I., N.Y. (until July 31).

WEDNESDAY, JULY 27

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

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Willie Pastrano vs. Chuck Speiser, light heavyweights, Chicago Stadium (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (ABC: TV-10 p.m., radio-10:15 p.m.).

Harness Racing
Hambletonian Test, $10,000, 1 m., 3-yr.-old trotters, Vernon Downs, N.Y.

Horseshoe Pitching
Natl. championship final, Murray, Utah.

Horse Racing
Arlington Matron, $50,000, 1 m., 3-yr.-olds up, f&m, Arlington Pk., Arlington Heights, Ill.

Rowing
Royal Canadian Henley regatta, Port Dalhousie, Ont. (until July 30).

THURSDAY, JULY 28

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

Golf
Rubber City Open, Akron, Ohio (until July 31).

Harness Racing
Nassau Pace, $35,000, 1½ m., free-for-all, Roosevelt Raceway, Westbury, L.I., N.Y.

FRIDAY, JULY 29

Auto Racing
NASCAR 100-m. race, Alcyon Speedway, Pitman, N.J.

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

Horse Show
Natl. Morgan Horse Show, Northampton, Mass. (until July 31).

Rowing
Northwestern Intl. Rowing Assn. regatta, Kenora, Ont. (also July 30).

Swimming
Natl. AAU sr. women's outdoor synchronized championships, Houston, Tex. (until July 31).

Tennis

Australia-Brazil winner vs. Canada-British West Indies winner, Davis Cup elimination, Montreal.
Italy vs. Sweden, European Zone Davis Cup final, Milan (until July 31).

SATURDAY, JULY 30

Auto Racing

Midland Empire sports car races, Rosecrans Memorial Airport, St. Joseph, Mo. (also July 31).
NASCAR short track race, Westport Stadium, Baltimore.

Baseball

[TV]Boston vs. Detroit, Fenway Pk., Boston, 1:55 p.m. (CBS*).
[NETWORK RADIO]Cincinnati vs. Pittsburgh, Crosley Field, Cincinnati, 2:25 p.m. (Mutual*).

Horse Racing

Arlington Handicap (turf), $100,000, 1 3/16 m., 3-yr.-olds up, Arlington Pk., Arlington Heights, Ill.
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Merchants' & Citizens' Handicap, $25,000, 1 3/16 m., 3-yr.-olds up, Saratoga-at-Jamaica, N.Y., 4:15 p.m. (ABC).
Choice Stakes, $25,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds, Monmouth Pk., Oceanport, N.J.

Horse Show
Appaloosa Horse Show & Race, Beaumont track, Belgrade, Mont. (also July 31).

Motorboating

Natl. 136-cu.-in. hydroplane championships, Cambridge, Md.
APBA, Great Lakes Division, stock class outboard championships, Conway, Mich.

Sailing

Ivy Invitational Penguin regatta, Peoria, Ill. (also July 31).
Seafair Races, Lake Washington, Seattle.

SUNDAY, JULY 31

Auto Racing

German Grand Prix, Nurburgring, Germany.
SCCA Natl. Seafair Race, Seattle.

Baseball

[NETWORK RADIO]New York vs. Kansas City, Yankee Stadium, N.Y., 2 p.m. (Mutual*).
East vs. West All-Stars, Negro American League, Comiskey Pk., Chicago.

*See local listing