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FOR THE RECORD

Feb. 20, 1956
Feb. 20, 1956

Table of Contents
Feb. 20, 1956

Events & Discoveries
Mess In Washington
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Everglades
Everglades Tours
Swaps

FOR THE RECORD

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BOBSLEDDlNG
Eugenio Monti, Italy. Swiss Int. four-man championships, in 2:37.25 for mile run. Runner-up: Marquis de Portago.

BOXING

Art Aragon, two-round KO over Ramon Tiscareno, welterweights, Hollywood.
Miguel Berrios, five-round KO over Bobby Courchesne, featherweights, New York.
Paul Jorgenson, 10-round split decision over Teddy (Red Top) Davis, featherweights, Houston.

DOG SHOWS
Ch. Baroque Of Quality Hill, owned by Mr. and Mrs. John P. Wagner, Chicago, best-of-breed, American Boxer Club specialty, New York.

HORSE RACING
King Hairin, $20,425 Florida Breeders Stakes, 3 f., by 3 lengths, in 0:32 4/5, Hialeah Park, Fla. Ken Scawthorn up.

GOLF
Jim Hearn, N.Y. Giants, Early Wynn baseball players' tournament, with 221 for 54 holes, Sarasota, Fla.

RACQUETS
Stanley and Charles Pearson, Philadelphia, over Geoffrey Atkins and Billy Wood-Prince, 15-6, 9-15, 15-10, 15-7, U.S. Amateur doubles championships, Boston.

SOCCER
AUSTRIA 7—American League All-Stars 1, New York.

TENNIS

(French Indoor championships, Paris)

Budge Patty, Los Angeles, over Sven Davidson, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, 6-0, men's title.
Althea Gibson, New York, over Angela Buxton, 6-2, 6-3, women's title.

(Intl. matches, Sydney)

Herb Flam, United States, over Ken Rosewall, 6-3, 11-9.
Lew Hoad, Australia, over Gil Shea, 6-1, 6-0.

(World Tennis Tour)
Pancho Gonzales over Tony Trabert, 5 matches to 1.

(South Florida tournament, West Palm Beach)

Vic Seixas, Philadelphia, over Eddie Moylan, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4, men's title.
Shirley Fry, Akron, over Nancy Montgomery, 6-1, 6-1, women's title.

HOCKEY

Natl. Hockey League

1. Montreal
W-34; L-12; T-10
Pts.: 78

Toronto
1-1

Chicago
3-1

Boston
7-1

2. New Tork
W-26; L-18; T-9
Pts.: 61

Boston
3-3

Toronto
0-5

Detroit
2-1

3. Detroit
W-22; L-18; T-14
Pts.: 58

Chicago
3-2

Boston
2-3

New York
1-2

4. Toronto
W-18; L-28; T-10
Pts.: 46

Montreal
1-1

Boston
1-1

New York
5-0

Chicago
1-1

5. Boston
W-16; L-27; T-12
Pts.: 44

New York
3-3

Toronto
1-1

Detroit
3-2

Montreal
1-7

6. Chicago
W-16; L-29; T-11
Pts.: 43

Detroit
2-3

Montreal
1-3

Toronto
1-1

BASKETBALL
(Natl. Basketball Assn.)

EASTERN DIVISION

1. Phila.
W-34; L-19
Pct.: .642

Syr.
128-95

St. L.
108-97,
87-79

Minn.
117-102

2. Boston
W-31; L-24
Pct.: .564

N.Y.
102-113,
116-108

St. L.
110-111,
124-100

Syr.
98-97

3. New York
W-27; L-27
Pct.: .500

Bost.
113-102,
108-116

Roch.
102-97

Syr.
88-94

St. L.
107-91

4. Syracuse
W-25; L-29
Pct.: .463

Ft. W.
98-99

Phila.
95-128

Bost.
97-98

N.Y.
94-88

Roch.
101-74

WESTERN DIVISION

1 Fort Wayne
W-28; L-23
Pct.: .549

Syr.
99-98

Minn.
82-106,
82-78

Roch.
93-97

2. Rochester
W-25; L-31
Pct.: .446

N.Y.
97-102

Ft. W.
97-93

Syr.
74-101

3. St. Louis
W-22; L-30
Pct.: .423

Bost.
111-110,
100-124

Phila.
97-108,
79-87

N.Y.
91-107

4. Minn.
W-22; L-31
Pct.: .415

Ft. W.
106-82,
78-82

Phila.
102-117