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FOR THE RECORD

Jan. 23, 1956
Jan. 23, 1956

Table of Contents
Jan. 23, 1956

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
Marvels From Montreal
Yale Waterworks
Football
Timberline
Sporting Look
Snow Patrol
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

FOR THE RECORD

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BOWLING
Bill Stalcup, Falls Church, Va., U.S. men's duck-pin championship, with 2,037 pts., Baltimore.

BOXING

James J. Parker, 12-round decision over Johnny Arthur, for British Empire heavyweight title (Canadian version), Toronto.
Ludwig Lightburn, 10-round split decision over Joey Lopes, lightweights, San Francisco.
Paddy De Marco, 10-round decision over Jackie Blair, lightweights, Providence, R.I.

FISHING
Mrs. Edward Cosgrove, Leseur, Minn., Intl Women's Fishing Assn. Sailfish Tournament, with 5 fish caught and released in 2 days, W. Palm Beach, Fla.

GOLF

Arnold Palmer, Latrobe, Pa., over Sam Snead, on 6th hole of sudden-death playoff, Panama open.
Marlene Bauer Hagge, Asheville, N.C. over Mary Lena Faulk & Joyce Ziske, on 1st hole of sudden-death playoff, Sea Island, Ga. women's invitational.

HOCKEY
(Natl. Hockey League)
Pittsburgh Hornets and American Hockey League All-Stars, 4-4 tie, Pittsburgh.

HORSE RACING

FREE STRIDE: $23,600 El Encino Handicap, 1¼ m., by 2½ lengths, in 2:00 2/5, Santa Anita, Calif. Rigelio Trejos up.
HOOP BAND: $11,475 Hurricane Handicap, 1 1/16 m., by ½ length, in 1:43 1/5, Tropical Pk., Fla. Bob Ussery up.

SQUASH RACQUETS
Roshan Khan, Pakistan, over Diehl Mateer, 9-15, 15-8, 18-15, 15-3, Canadian open, Montreal.

SKIING
Art Tokle, Fox River Grove, III., Norge SC Class A jumping title, with jumps of 170 & 178 ft., 204.7 pts., Fox River Grove, III.

TENNIS

Tom Brown Jr., over Gardnar Mulloy, 6-2, 6-2, Thunderbird Invitational men's singles, Phoenix, Ariz.
Beverly Baker Fleitz, Long Beach, Calif., over Mary Ann Mitchell. 6-1. 6-1, Thunderbird Invitational women's singles. Phoenix.
Eddie Moylan, Trenton, N.J., over Johann Kupfer-burger, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3, Fla. W. Coast men's singles, St. Petersburg.
Shirley Fry, St. Petersburg, over Mrs. Dorothy Head Knode, 3-6. 6-4, 7-5, Fla. W. Coast women's singles, St. Petersburg.

BASKETBALL
(Natl. Basketball Assn.)

EASTERN DIVISION

1. Phila.
W-25; L-11
Pct.: .694

St. L.
109-107
108-96

Roch.
97-94
123-94

Bost.
103-104

2. Boston
W-20; L-15
Pct.: .571

Ft. W.
89-105

Minn.
110-114

Syr.
119-104

Phila.
104-103

N.Y.
104-109

3. New York
W-18; L-17
Pct.: .514

St. L.
101-104

Bost.
109-104

4. Syracuse
W-18; L-20
Pct.: .474

Minn.
79-90

St. L.
93-78

Bost.
104-119

Roch.
92-103
99-88

WESTERN DIVISION

1. Ft. Wayne
W-19; L-16
Pct.: .543

Bost.
105-89

Minn.
94-117
104-99

2. Rochester
W-17; L-22
Pct.: .436

Phila.
94-97
94-123

St. L.
98-90

Syr.
102-93
88-99

3. Minneapolis
W-15; L-22
Pct.: .405

Syr.
90-79

Bost.
114-110

Ft. W.
117-94
99-104

4. St. Louis
W-13; L-22
Pct.: .371

Phila.
107-109
96-108

Syr.
78-93

Roch.
90-98

N.Y.
104-101

1. Montreal
W-25: L-11; T-7
Pts.: 57

New York
1-6

Boston
0-2

Detroit
0-2

2. New York
W-22; L-13; T-6
Pts.: 50

Montreal
6-1

Detroit
0-6

Toronto
6-5

Chicago
2-0

3. Detroit
W-17; L-12; T-13
Pts.: 47

New York
6-0

Chicago
3-1

Montreal
2-0

4. Toronto
W-15; L-20; T-7
Pts.: 37

New York
5-6

Boston
4-1

5. Chicago
W-14; L-22; T-8
Pts.: 36

Boston
5-0

Detroit
1-3

New York
0-2

6. Boston
W-9; L-24; T-9
Pts.: 27

Chicago
0-5

Montreal
2-0

Toronto
1-4