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COMING EVENTS October 7 through 16

Oct. 10, 1955
Oct. 10, 1955

Table of Contents
Oct. 10, 1955

Keep In The Pink
Events & Discoveries
World Series Spectacle
  • Jackie Robinson's steal of home in first game raised rhubarbs and first glimpse of what a rousing World Series it was to be

Preview
Game Birds
Down South
Football: Game Of The Week
Tennis
  • TENNIS 54
    By William F. Talbert

    ALONE BUT WITH LOTS OF GOOD ADVICE FROM THE SIDELINES, TONY TRABERT PONDERS HIS FUTURE AS AMATEUR OR PRO

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

COMING EVENTS October 7 through 16

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This is an article from the Oct. 10, 1955 issue Original Layout

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

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Tommy (Hurricane) Jackson vs. Rex Layne, heavyweights, Detroit (10 rds.), 9 p.m. (NBC).

Fencing
World championships, Rome (until Oct. 21).

Football

[NETWORK RADIO]Miami vs. Notre Dame, Miami, Fla., 8:15 p.m. (Mutual*).
SMU vs. Missouri, Dallas, Texas (N).
UCLA vs. Oregon State. Los Angeles (N).

Hockey
Chicago vs. New York, Chicago.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8

Auto Racing
SCCA regional races, Fort Sumner, N. Mex. (also Oct. 9).

Football

(Leading college games)

EAST

[TV]Boston College vs. Villanova, Boston, 2 p.m. E.D.T. (NBC*). Men to watch: BC's Ed DeSilva (42) & Villanova's John Bauer (20).
[TV]Colgate vs. Holy Cross, Hamilton, N.Y., 2 p.m. E.D.T. (CBS*). Men to watch: Colgate's Guy Martin (22) & Holy Cross's Jack Stephans (18).
Harvard vs. Cornell, Cambridge, Mass.
Maryland vs. Wake Forest, College Pk., Md.
[NETWORK RADIO]Navy vs. Pitt, Baltimore, 2:45 p.m. E.D.T. (ABC*).
Penn vs. Princeton, Philadelphia.
Syracuse vs. Boston U., Syracuse, N.Y. (N).
Yale vs. Columbia New Haven, Conn.

SOUTH & SOUTHWEST

Alabama vs. TCU, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Auburn vs. Kentucky, Birmingham, Ala.
Baylor vs. Arkansas, Waco, Texas (N).
Duke vs. William & Mary, Durham, N.C.
Georgia vs. N. Carolina, Athens, Ga.
LSU vs. Georgia Tech, Baton Rouge, La. (N).
Mississippi vs. Vanderbilt, Memphis, Tenn.
Rice vs. Clemson, Houston, Texas (N).
[TV]Texas vs. Oklahoma, Dallas, Texas, 2 p.m. C.S.T.* Men to watch: Texas' Walt Fondren (22) & Oklahoma's Bob Burris (40).
Virginia vs. Penn State. Richmond, Va.

WEST

Iowa vs. Indiana, Iowa City, Iowa.
[NETWORK RADIO]Michigan vs. Army, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1:15 p.m. (Mutual*).
Michigan State vs. Stanford, E. Lansing, Mich.
Nebraska vs. Texas A&M, Lincoln, Neb.
Northwestern vs. Minnesota, Evanston, Ill.
Ohio State vs. Illinois, Columbus, Ohio
[TV]Purdue vs. Wisconsin, Lafayette, Ind., 1:30 p.m. C.D.T. (CBS*). Men to watch: Purdue's Len Dawson (16) & Wisconsin's Charlie Thomas (34).

FAR WEST

California vs. Washington State, Berkeley, Calif.
S. California vs. Washington, Seattle

(Professionals)
[TV]Green Bay vs. Baltimore, Milwaukee, 7:35 p.m. C.S.T. (Mutual*).

Hockey

Montreal vs. Boston, Montreal
Toronto vs. Detroit. Toronto.

Horse Racing

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Futurity Stakes, $50,000, 6½ f., 2-yr.-olds, Belmont Pk., N.Y., 4:15 p.m. E.D.T. (ABC).
Jersey Belle Stakes, $25,000, 1 1/16 m., 3-yr.-old fillies, Garden State Pk., Camden, N.J.
Hawthorne Juvenile Handicap, $25,000, 6 f., 2-yr-olds, Hawthorne, Chicago

Hunt Racing
Intl. Gold Cup, $5,000, 2½ m., Rolling Rock, Ligonier, Pa.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9

Auto Racing
NASCAR 300-m. race, W. Memphis, Tenn. SCCA regional races, Thompson Speedway, Conn.

Football

[TV]Chicago Bears vs. San Francisco, Chicago, 1:05 p.m. C.D.T. (ABC*).
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Cleveland Browns vs. Philadelphia, Cleveland, 2:05 p.m.*
[NETWORK RADIO]Detroit vs. Los Angeles, Detroit, 2:05 p.m.*
[TV]Pittsburgh vs. New York, Pittsburgh, 2:05 p.m. E.D.T. (Du Mont*).
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Washington vs. Chicago Cards, Washington, 2:05 p.m.*

Hockey

Boston vs. Montreal, Boston.
Chicago vs. Toronto, Chicago.
Detroit vs. New York, Detroit.

Horse Racing
Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, $90,000 to winner, 1½ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Longchamp, Paris.

Motorcycle Racing
Natl. championship 125-m. road race, Willow Springs, Calif.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 10

Boxing
[TV]Lulu Perez vs. Bobby Courchesne, featherweights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).

Field Trial
American Field Futurity (pheasants), Baldwinsville, N.Y.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11

Field Trial
Natl. Pheasant Open, Baldwinsville, N.Y.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12

Boxing

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Al Andrews vs. Ralph (Tiger) Jones, middle-weights, Miami, Fla. (10 rds.), (ABC: TV-9 p.m.; radio-9:15 p.m.).

Dog Show
Fieldale Field & Bench Show, Chicago.

Hockey
Boston vs. Toronto, Boston.

Horse Racing
Ladies Handicap, $50,000, 1½ m., 3-yr.-olds up, f&m, Belmont Pk., N.Y.

Weightlifting
World championships Munich (until Oct. 16).

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13

Harness Racing
Gotham Trot, $25,000, 1½ m., free-for-all, Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, N.Y.

Steeplechase Racing
Grand Natl. Steeplechase Handicap, $25,000, about 3 m., 4-yr.-olds up, Belmont Pk., N.Y.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Ray Drake vs. Tony Valdoni, middleweights, Syracuse, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. E.D.T. (NBC).

Field Trial
Natl. Amateur Pheasant Trial, Baldwinsville, N.Y.

Football

Chattanooga vs. Vanderbilt, Chattanooga, Tenn. (N).
S. California vs. Wisconsin, Los Angeles (N).

Golf
Texas Cup matches begin, Northwood CC, Dallas.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15

Auto Racing
Natl. SCCA races, Hagerstown, Md.

Football

(Leading college games)

EAST

Army vs. Syracuse, West Point, N.Y.
Boston College vs. Detroit, Boston.
Columbia vs. Harvard, New York.
[NETWORK RADIO]Penn State vs. Navy, University Pk., Pa., 1:45 p.m. E.D.T. (ABC).
Pitt vs. Nebraska, Pittsburgh.
Princeton vs. Colgate, Princeton, N.J.
Yale vs. Cornell, New Haven. Conn.

SOUTH & SOUTHWEST

Alabama vs. Tennessee, Birmingham, Ala.
Arkansas vs. Texas, Little Rock, Ark.
Florida vs. LSU, Gainesville, Fla.
Florida State vs. Georgia, Tallahassee, Fla. (N).
Georgia Tech vs. Auburn, Atlanta.
Kentucky vs. Miss. State, Lexington, Ky. (N).
N. Carolina vs. Maryland, Chapel Hill, N.C.
SMU vs. Rice, Dallas, Texas (N).
TCU vs. Texas A&M, Ft. Worth, Texas.
Tulane vs. Mississippi, New Orleans.

WEST

Illinois vs. Minnesota. Champaign, Ill.
Indiana vs. Villanova, Bloomington, Ind.
Iowa vs. Purdue, Iowa City, Iowa
Iowa State vs. Missouri, Ames, Iowa
Michigan vs. Northwestern, Ann Arbor, Mich.
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Michigan State vs. Notre Dame, E. Lansing, Mich., 2 p.m. (NBC-color TV; Mutua radio) Men to watch: State's Clarence (Hi) Peaks (26) & Notre Dame's Paul Hornung (5).
Ohio State vs. Duke, Columbus, Ohio
Oklahoma vs. Kansas, Norman, Okla

FAR WEST

Col. of Pac. vs. Oregon St., Stockton Calif. (N).
Idaho vs. Washington State, Moscow, Idaho.
Oregon vs. California, Portland, Ore. (N).
Stanford vs. UCLA, Stanford, Calif
Washington vs. Baylor, Seattle.

(Professionals)
Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, 7:35 p.m. E.D.T.

Hockey

Chicago vs. Detroit, Chicago.
Montreal vs. New York, Montreal.
Toronto vs. Boston, Toronto.

Horse Racing

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Jockey Club Gold Cup, $75,000, 2 m., 3-yr.-olds up, Belmont Pk., N.Y., 4:15 p.m. E.D.T. (ABC).
Hawthorne Gold Cup, $75,000 1¼ m., 3-yr.-olds up. Hawthorne, Chicago.
[TV]The Gardenia, $50,000, 1 1/16 m., 2-yr.-old fillies, Garden State Pk., Camden, N.J., 4:30 p.m. E.D.T. (CBS).
Canadian Championship, $40,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds up, Long Branch, Toronto.

Horse Show
American Royal Livestock Show, Kansas City, Mo. (until Oct. 22).

Hunt Racing
Rose Tree Fox Hunting Club, Media. Pa.

Pentathlon
Natl. AAU women's championship. Morristown, N.J.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16

Auto Racing

AAA 100-m. natl. championship Sacramento, Calif.
NASCAR 100-m. race, Martinsville, Va.
Late model stock car 200-m. race, Las Vegas

Football

[TV]Chicago Bears vs. Baltimore, Chicago 1:05 p.m C.D.T. (ABC*).
[TV]Detroit vs. San Francisco, Detroit, 2:05 p.m. (ABC-TV*).
Green Bay vs. Los Angeles, Milwaukee, 1:35 p.m. C.S.T.
New York vs. Chicago Cards, New York, 2:05 p.m. E.D.T.
[TV]Washington vs. Cleveland, Washington, 2:05 p.m.*

Hockey

Boston vs. New York, Boston.
Chicago vs. Montreal, Chicago.
Detroit vs. Toronto. Detroit.

Motorboating

Donald Campbell to try for world jet speedboat record, Lake Mead, Nev.
Natl. 48-hydro. inboard and Class E racing runabout natl. championships, Salton Sea, Calif.

*See local listing