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COMING EVENTS July 29 through August 7

Aug. 01, 1955
Aug. 01, 1955

Table of Contents
Aug. 1, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
Civil War In Virginia
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Sport In Art

COMING EVENTS July 29 through August 7

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

This is an article from the Aug. 1, 1955 issue Original Layout

FRIDAY, JULY 29

Auto Racing
NASCAR 100-m. race, 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).

Sailing
Overnight 100-m. yacht race, Honolulu to Kauai Island, Hawaii.

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

Tennis

Australia vs. Canada, Davis Cup American Zone final, Montreal (until July 31).
Italy vs. Sweden, Davis Cup European Zone 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 100-m. race, Altamont, N.Y.

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*).

Football
Los Angeles Rams vs. Ft. Ord (exhibition), Long Beach, Calif.

Horse Racing

[NETWORK RADIO]Arlington Handicap (turf), $100,000,1 3/16 m., 3-yr.-olds up, Arlington Pk., Arlington Heights, Ill., about 6:05 p.m. (NBC).
[TV]Merchants' & Citizens' Handicap, $25,000, 1 3/16 m., 3-yr.-olds up, Saratoga-at-Jamaica, N.Y., 4:15 p.m. (ABC).
[NETWORK RADIO]Choice Stakes, $25,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds, Monmouth Pk., Oceanport, N.J., about 5:05 p.m. (NBC).

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

Motorboating

Natl. 136-cu.-in. hydroplane championships, Cambridge, Md.
Gold Coast Marathon, Miami, Fla. (also July 31).
APBA, Great Lakes Div., stock class outboard championships, Conway, Mich, (also July 31).
Outboard racing carnival (Classes A, B, D, utility & hydroplanes), Sylvan Beach, Oneida Lake, N.Y.

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.
NASCAR 250-m. late model race, Bay Meadows, Calif.
Natl. Hot Rod Assn. regional eliminations, Don Scott Field, Columbus, Ohio.

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.

Lawn Bowling
American Lawn Bowling Assn. Eastern Div. tournament, Springfield, Mass. (until Aug. 5).

Motorboating
Hydro Holiday (all classes, stock hydro out-boards), Madison Lake, N.Y.

Roller Skating
RSROA natl. amateur championships end, Toledo, Ohio.

Tennis
Southampton Invitation final, Southampton, N.Y.

MONDAY, AUGUST 1

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

Boxing
[TV]Bobby Boyd vs. Tony Anthony, middleweights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).

Roller Skating
USARSA natl. championships, Mineola, N.Y. (until Aug. 6).

Sailing
Long Island Sound YRA Lightning midget championships, Riverside, Conn.

Tennis

Eastern grass courts tournament, South Orange, N.J. (until Aug. 7).
USLTA girls' (15 & under) championships, Saddle & Cycle Club, Chicago (until Aug. 7).

TUESDAY, AUGUST 2

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

Horse Jumping
U.S. vs. Ireland, Dublin (until Aug. 6).

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3

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

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Ezzard Charles vs. Tommy (Hurricane) Jackson, heavyweights, War Memorial Audit., Syracuse, N.Y. (10 rds.), (ABC: TV-10 p.m., Radio—10:15 p.m.).

Golf
USGA jr. amateur, Purdue Univ., Lafayette, Ind. (until Aug. 6).

Harness Racing
[NETWORK RADIO]Hambletonian Stakes, $100,000, 3-yr.-old trotters, Good Time Mile Track, Goshen, N.Y., 6:15 p.m. (CBS).

Horse Racing

Mademoiselle Stakes, $20,000, 6 f., 2-yr.-old fillies, Washington Pk., Homewood, Ill.
Long Branch Handicap, $15,000,1 1/16 m., 3-yr.-olds up, Monmouth Pk., Oceanport, N.J.

Rowing
Newfoundland Regatta, St. John's, Newfoundland.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 4

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

Golf
All-American tournament (men & women), Tarn O'Shanter CC, Niles, Ill. (until Aug. 7).

Motorboating

Stock outboard 316-m. marathon, Stockton, Calif. (until Aug. 6).
APBA Western Div. stock class championships, Great Lake, Wash.

Tennis
Natl. Jaycee jr. championships, San Antonio (until Aug. 9).

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5

Auto Racing
NASCAR 100-m. late model race, Charlotte, N.C.

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

Sailing

Natl. Snipe championship, Atlantic YC, Lake Allatoona, Ga. (until Aug. 12).
Hipkins Trophy, Indian Harbor YC, Greenwich, Conn.

Swimming
Southeastern Assn. outdoor sr. championships, Oak Ridge, Tenn. (until Aug. 7).

Tennis
Australia-Canada winner vs. Japan, first Davis Cup Interzone final, Nassau CC, Glen Cove, N.Y. (until Aug. 7).

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6

Auto Racing
AAA stock engine race, Knoxville, Tenn.

Baseball

[TV]Cincinnati vs. New York, Crosley Field, Cincinnati, 2:25 p.m. (CBS*).
[NETWORK RADIO]New York vs. Detroit, Yankee Stadium, N.Y., 1:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Football
[TV]Los Angeles Rams vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (exhibition), Portland, Ore., 9:30 p.m. P.D.T. (ABC*).

Horse Racing

[NETWORK RADIO]Monmouth Oaks, $50,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-old fillies, Monmouth Pk., Oceanport, N.J., about 5:05 p.m. (NBC).
[NETWORK RADIO]Sheridan Handicap, $25,000, 1 m., 3-yr.-olds, Washington Pk., Homewood, Ill.
[NETWORK RADIO]Saratoga Handicap, $25,000, 1¼ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Saratoga, N.Y., about 4:15 p.m. (NBC).

Motorboating
Express Cruiser Trophy predicted log race, Shrewsbury YC, Fair Haven, N.J.

Sailing

Marblehead Race Week begins, Marblehead, Mass.
Atlantic Coast Lightning championships, Lavallette, N.J.
Atlantic Coast Star championships, Atlantic Highlands, N.J.

Swimming

Natl. AAU jr. women's 50-meter freestyle & jr. men's 200-meter breaststroke, Oak Ridge, lenn. (also Aug. 7).
Natl. AAU jr. outdoor synchronized solo championship, Malolo Swim Club, New Providence, N.J. (also Aug. 7).

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7

Auto Racing

NASCAR 100-m. late model race, Winston-Salem, N.C.
AAA sprint race, Salem, Ind.
Natl. Hot Rod Assn. regional eliminations, Orange, Mass.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Boston vs. Kansas City, Fenway Pk., Boston, 2 p.m. (Mutual*).

Football
San Francisco 49ers vs. Washington Redskins (exhibition), San Francisco, 2 p.m. P.D.T.

Motorboating

Gold Cup race, Lake Washington, Seattle.
Greenville-Vicksburg 105-m. outboard marathon, Greenville, Miss.

Motorcycling
AMA-sanctioned 8-m. natl. dirt track championship, Shereville, Ind.

Swimming

U.S. vs. Japan dual meet, Tokyo (until Aug. 9).
Natl. AAU jr. women's 200-meter backstroke, Pittsburgh.

*See local listing