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COMING EVENTS December 2 through December 11

Dec. 05, 1955
Dec. 05, 1955

Table of Contents
Dec. 5, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
  • The match race between Swaps and Nashua provided the biggest racing moment of 1955 and determined the year's top Thoroughbred

Horses
The Army Arrived By Land
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Boxing
  • BOXING 44

    SCORING A BOXING MATCH ADDS TO THE FUN AND CAN BE DONE, EVEN IN FRONT OF A TELEVISION SCREEN, IF YOU KNOW THE RULES

Fencing
  • FENCING 47

    AMERICA'S DIM HOPES FOR ITS FIRST OLYMPIC FENCING TITLE ARE BRIGHTENED CONSIDERABLY BY TWO DETERMINED NEW BLADES

Fisherman's Calendar
Sport In Art
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

COMING EVENTS December 2 through December 11

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This is an article from the Dec. 5, 1955 issue Original Layout

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

Badminton
Manhattan Beach Open, Manhattan Beach, Calif.

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Oregon vs. Oregon State, Eugene, Ore.
Brigham Young vs. UCLA, Provo, Utah.

(Professionals)
Boston vs. St. Louis, Boston.

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Isaac Logart vs. Virgil Akins, welterweights, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Hockey
Chicago vs. New York, Chicago.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3

Badminton
Michigan Open tournament, Detroit.

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Brigham Young vs. UCLA, Provo, Utah.
[TV]Iowa vs. Nebraska, Iowa City, 2 p.m., C.S.T. (CBS*). Men to watch: Iowa's Carl Cain (21) & Nebraska's Rex Ekwell (20).
Louisiana State vs. Kentucky, Baton Rouge, La. Niagara vs. Fordham, Memorial Aud., Buffalo, N.Y.
North Carolina vs. Clemson, Chapel Hill, N.C.
San Francisco vs. S. California, San Francisco.
Texas Christian vs. Texas Tech, Fort Worth.
W. Kentucky vs. Alabama, Louisville, Ky.

(Professionals)

Rochester vs. St. Louis, Rochester.
New York vs. Philadelphia, New York.
Syracuse vs. Minneapolis, Syracuse.

Football

[NETWORK RADIO]Chicago Interscholastic all-star game, Soldier Field, Chicago, 1:15 p.m. C.S.T. (Mutual*).
[TV]Duke vs. North Carolina, Durham, N.C, 1:45 p.m. (NBC). Men to watch: Duke's Bryant Aldridge (37) & North Carolina's Ed Sutton (30).
Houston vs. Wyoming, Houston.
Tampa vs. Florida State, Tampa, Fla. (N).
San Angelo (Texas) J. C. vs. Sunflower (Miss.) J.C., Hospitality Bowl, Gulfport, Miss.

Hockey

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

Horse Racing

California Derby, $30,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds, Tanforan, San Bruno, Calif.
Gallorette, $15,000, 1‚⅛ m., fillies & mares, 3-yr.-olds up, Pimlico, Baltimore.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4

Basketball
(Professionals)

Fort Wayne vs. Boston, Fort Wayne.
Minneapolis vs. Syracuse, Minneapolis.
Rochester vs. Philadelphia, Rochester.

Football

Rhode Island vs. Jacksonville (Ala.) State, Refrigerator Bowl, Evansville, Ind.

(Professionals)

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Detroit vs. Chicago Bears, Wrigley Field, Chicago, 1:05 p.m. C.S.T. (ABC-TV*; Mutual-radio*).
[TV]Los Angeles vs. Baltimore, Los Angeles, 2:05 p.m. P.S.T.*
[TV]Philadelphia vs. Chicago Cards, Philadelphia, 2:05 p.m.*
[TV]Pittsburgh vs. Cleveland, Pittsburgh, 2:05 p.m.*
[TV]San Francisco vs. Green Bay, San Francisco, 2:05 p.m. P.S.T.*
[TV]Washington vs. New York, Washington, D C, 2:05 p.m.*

Hockey

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

Track
Pacific Assn. Jr. & Sr. cross-country championships, San Francisco.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5

Auto Racing
Bahamas Speed Week, Nassau, Bahamas (until Dec. 11).

Basketball
(Leading college games)

Kansas vs. Northwestern, Lawrence, Kan.
Oklahoma vs. Baylor, Norman, Okla.

Boxing
[TV]Ray Drake vs. Peter Müller, middleweights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Wake Forest vs. North Carolina State, Wake Forest, N.C.
West Virginia vs. Furman, Morgantown, W. Va.

(Professionals)

New York vs. Rochester & Minneapolis vs. Philadelphia, New York.
St. Louis vs. Boston & Fort Wayne vs. Syracuse, St. Louis.

Boxing
Dai Dower vs. Jake Tuli, flyweights (10 rds.), London.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Villanova vs. St. Francis (Pa.), Palestra, Philadelphia.
Wichita vs. Kansas, Wichita.

(Professionals)
Rochester vs. Minneapolis, Rochester.

Boxing

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Bob Baker vs. Nino Valdes heavyweights, Cleveland Arena (10 rds.), (ABC-TV 10 p.m.; radio 10:15 p.m.).

Figure Skating
British Championships, London.

Hockey
New York vs. Toronto, New York.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Seattle vs. Santa Clara, Seattle.
Seton Hall vs. W. Kentucky, Mad. So. Garden, N.Y.

(Professionals)
Fort Wayne vs. Syracuse, Fort Wayne.

Hockey

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

Tennis
Natl. Hardcourt championships, La Jolla, Calif. (until Dec. 11).

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9

Auto Racing
Governor's Trophy race, 100 m., Nassau, Bahamas.

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Birmingham Classic tournament, Birmingham, Ala. Teams entered: Texas Christian, Alabama, Houston, West Virginia (also Dec. 10).
Steel Bowl Tournament, Pittsburgh. Teams entered: Duquesne, Pittsburgh, Geneva, Westminster (also Dec. 10).
Iowa vs. SMU, Iowa City, Iowa.
Seattle vs. Santa Clara, Seattle.
UCLA vs. Denver, Los Angeles.
St. Joseph's vs. Geo. Washington & Villanova vs. Niagara. Palestra, Philadelphia.

(Professionals)
Philadelphia vs. Syracuse & Rochester vs. Boston, Philadelphia.

Bowling
BPAA All-Star Tournament, Chicago Coliseum (until Dec. 18).

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Carl (Bobo) Olson vs. Sugar Ray Robinson, world middleweight title, Chicago Stadium (15 rds.), 9 p.m. C.S.T. (NBC).

Hockey
Chicago vs. Boston, St. Louis.

Tennis
Opening of World Professional Tour, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

Baseball
Asian amateur championship, Manila.

Basketball

(Leading college games)

Cincinnati vs. W. Kentucky, Cincinnati.
[TV]Kansas vs. Wisconsin, Madison, Wis., 2 p.m. C.S.T. (CBS*). Men to watch: Kansas' Dallas Dobbs (13) & Wisconsin's Dick Miller (22).
La Salle vs. Niagara & Penn vs. Navy, Palestra, Philadelphia.
Minnesota vs. SMU, Minneapolis.
Northwestern vs. Notre Dame, Evanston, Ill.
St. Johns vs. St. Louis, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y.
Syracuse vs Fordham, Syracuse, N.Y.
UCLA vs. Purdue, Los Angeles.
Yale vs. Holy Cross, New Haven, Conn.

(Professionals)

[TV]Minneapolis vs. Boston, Boston Garden, 3 p.m. (NBC*).
Rochester vs. Fort Wayne, Rochester.

Football

Junior Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif.
Presentation Parochial School (Denver) vs. Oak Cliff (Dallas), Milk Bowl, San Antonio, Texas.

Hockey

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

Horse Racing
San Bruno Stakes, $20,000, 1 m. 70 yds., 2-yr.-olds, Tanforan, San Bruno, Calif.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11

Auto Racing

NASCAR 100-m. race, W. Palm Beach, Fla.
Nassau Trophy Race, 200 m., Nassau, Bahamas.

Basketball
(Professionals)

Syracuse vs. Boston, Syracuse.
Fort Wayne vs Philadelphia, Philadelphia.
Minneapolis vs. New York, Minneapolis.
Rochester vs. St. Louis, Rochester.

Football

[TV]Chicago Bears vs. Philadelphia, Wrigley Field, Chicago, 1:05 p.m. C.S.T. (ABC*).
[TV]San Francisco vs. Baltimore, San Francisco, 2:05 p.m. P.S.T.*
[TV]Cleveland vs. Chicago Cards, Cleveland, 2:05 p.m.*
[TV]Los Angeles vs. Green Bay, Los Angeles, 2:05 p.m. P.S.T.*
[TV]Detroit vs. New York, Detroit, 2:05 p.m.*
[TV]Washington vs. Pittsburgh, Washington, 2:05 p.m.*

Hockey

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

Tennis
World Professional Tour, Cincinnati.

*See local listing