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FOR THE RECORD

March 05, 1956
March 05, 1956

Table of Contents
March 5, 1956

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
Spring Training Camps
The 3-Year-Olds
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Salute To Speed
Dream Cars

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BOWLING
Anita Cantaline and Elvira Toepfer, Detroit, Natl. Women's doubles championship, with 6,003 for 16 games, Cleveland.

BOXING

Rocky Castellani, 10-round decision over John L. Sullivan, middleweights, New York.
Eddie Machen, 10-round decision over Julio Mederos, heavyweights, San Francisco.

COURT TENNIS
William Lingelbach, Philadelphia, over Alastair B. Martin, 7-5, 4-6, 0-6, 6-4, 6-3, Tuxedo Gold Racquet championship, Tuxedo Park, N.Y.

DOG SHOWS

Ch. Wilber White Swan, toy poodle owned by Mrs. Bertha Smith, Bethpage, N.Y., best-in-show, Eastern Dog Club Show, Boston.
Ch. Travella Superman, wire-haired fox terrier owned by Mrs. Harold M. Florsheim, Chicago, best-in-show, Western Reserve KC show, Cleveland:

FIGURE SKATING

(Eastern sectional championships, Rochester, N.Y.)

Bruce Heiss, Ozone Pk., N.Y., men's junior title.
Lynn Finnegan, Boston, women's senior title.

HORSE RACING

Blue Volt, $28,700 Washington Birthday Handicap, 1½ m. (turf), by ¾ length, in 2:26 4/5, Santa Anita Pk., Arcadia, Calif. Willie Shoemaker up.
Myrtle's Jet, $25,950 Columbiana Handicap, 7 f., by 6 lengths, in 1:22 1/5, Hialeah, Fla. Walter Blum up.

SAILING
Walt Swindeman, Toledo Natl. Midwinter Lightning championships, St. Petersburg, Fla.

SPEED SKATING
Evgeny Grishin, Russia, European championships, with 190.692 points, Helsinki.

SQUASH RACQUETS
Mrs. Pepper Constable, Princeton, N.J., over Mrs. Charles Wetzel, 10-15, 11-15, 17-16, 15-8, 15-10, Natl. Women's championships, Greenwich, Conn.

TENNIS
Pancho Gonzales beat Tony Trabert three matches to two during week, World Tennis Tour. Gonzales leads 35-11.

HOCKEY
(Natl. Hockey League)

1. Montreal*
W-38; L-12; T-10
Pts.: 86

New York
5-2

Detroit
5-1


2. New York
W-28; L-23; T-9
Pts.: 65

Toronto
2-4

Montreal
2-5

Detroit
3-2

3. Detroit
W-25; L-21; T-14
Pts.: 64

Boston
4-1

Montreal
1-5

New York
2-3

4. Toronto
W-21; L-31; T-10
Pts.: 52

New York
4-2

Chicago
2-1

Boston
1-3

5. Boston
W-19; L-30; T-12
Pts.: 50

Detroit
1-4

Toronto
3-1

Chicago
1-4

6. Chicago
W-18; L-32; T-11
Pts.: 47

Toronto
1-2

Boston
4-1

*Clinched title.

BASKETBALL
(Natl. Basketball Assn.)

EASTERN DIVISION

1. Phila
W-40; L-20
Pct.: .656

N.Y.
108-117

Bost.
135-129

Syr.
87-85

2. Boston
W-34; L-27
Pct.: .557

St. L.
97-101

Minn.
93-90

Phila.
129-135

Roch.
111-100

3. Syracuse
W-30; L-31
Pct.: .492

N.Y.
108-107

Ft. W.
94-92

St. L.
103-116

Phil.
85-87

4. New York
W-29; L-33
Pct.: .468

Syr.
107-108

Phila.
117-108

St. L.
89-99
85-103

WESTERN DIVISION

1. Ft. Wayne
W-32; L-29
Pct.: .525

St. L.
82-84

Roch.
102-106

Syr.
92-94

Minn.
95-90

2. St. Louis
W-27; L-33
Pct.: .450

Ft. W.
84-82

Bost.
101-97

Roch.
109-110

Syr.
116-103

N.Y .
99-89,
103-85

3. Minn.
W-26; L-34
Pct.: .433

Bost.
90-93

Ft. W.
90-95

4. Rochester
W-37; L-37
Pct.: .422

Ft. W.
106-102
72-97

St. L.
110-109

Bost.
100-111