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COMING EVENTS March 23 through April 1

March 26, 1956
March 26, 1956

Table of Contents
March 26, 1956

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
Sebring Comes Of Age
The Wonderful World Of Sport
A Mighty Peculiar Fight
  • Welter Champion Carmen Basilio outfought and outpunched Johnny Saxton but he had no chance in Chicago Stadium, where favorites are fated to lose—as the smart money knows by now

Keystone Crisis
Column Of The Week
Sport In Art
Yesterday
  • Fifty years ago, when 30 mph was fast for average cars, Fred Marriott raced a Stanley Steamer at a speed of two miles a minute. Then three—and crashed

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

COMING EVENTS March 23 through April 1

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This is an article from the March 26, 1956 issue Original Layout

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 23

Baseball

Brooklyn vs. Washington. Miami.
Chicago (A) vs. Philadelphia, Tampa.
Chicago (N) vs. Los Angeles (PCL), Long Beach, Calif.
Detroit vs. Pittsburgh, Lakeland, Fla.
Kansas City vs. New York (A), West Palm Beach, Fla.
Milwaukee vs. Cincinnati, Bradenton, Fla.
New York (N) vs. Cleveland. Phoenix. Ariz.
St. Louis vs. Boston, St. Petersburg. Fla.

Basketball
NCAA tournament finals, Evanston, Ill.

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Charles Humez vs. Ralph Jones, middleweights, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Fencing
NCAA national championships, Annapolis, Md. (also March 24).

Gymnastics
NCAA championships, Chapel Hill, N.C. (also March 24).

Skiing
NCAA Intercollegiate Ski Championships, Winter Park, Col. (through March 25).

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Birmingham, Ala.

Track & Field
Quebec Track and Field Assn. meet, Montreal.

Wrestling
NCAA championship, Stillwater, Okla. (also March 24).

SATURDAY, MARCH 24

Auto Racing
International Endurance Race, Sebring, Fla.

Badminton
National Junior championships, Grosse Pointe, Mich. (through March 26).

Baseball

[NETWORK RADIO] Boston vs. Milwaukee, Sarasota, Fla., 1:55 p.m. (Mutual).
Brooklyn vs. New York (A), Miami.
Chicago (N) vs. Baltimore, Los Angeles.
Detroit vs. Chicago (A), Lakeland, Fla.
New York (N) vs. Cleveland, Phoenix, Ariz.
Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia, Ft. Myers, Fla.
St. Louis vs. Cincinnati, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Basketball

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Natl. Invitational Tournament finals, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y., 3 p.m. (CBS).
Armed Forces tournament finals, Louisville.
AAU championships finals, Denver.
National Junior College championships finals, Hutchinson, Kans.
National Basketball Congress championships, Phoenix, Ariz, (through April 1).
[TV]NBA Preliminary playoffs, 3 p.m. (NBC).

Handball
Natl. YMCA 4-wall singles, doubles finals, Reading, Pa.

Horse Racing

[TV]Florida Derby, $100,000, 1 1/8 m., 3-yr.-olds, Gulfstream Pk., 5 p.m. (CBS).
Bowie Handicap, $25,000, 7 f., 3-yr.-old fillies and up, Bowie, Md.

Lacrosse

Maryland vs. Mt Washington, Baltimore.
Maryland Lacrosse Club vs. Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y.

Marathon
Annapolis-to-Baltimore 2-man relay.

Skiing
Harriman Cup, Sun Valley, Idaho. (also March 25).

Steeplechase
Grand National Steeplechase, Aintree Course, Liverpool, England.

Track & Field
Chicago Daily News Games, Chicago.

SUNDAY, MARCH 25

Auto Racing
International Speed Classic, Phoenix, Ariz.

Baseball

[NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn vs. New York (A), Miami, 2 p.m. (Mutual).
Chicago (A) vs. Cincinnati, Tampa.
Chicago (N) vs. Baltimore, Los Angeles.
Cleveland vs. New York (N), Tucson, Ariz.
Kansas City vs. Washington, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Milwaukee vs. Detroit, Bradenton, Fla.
Philadelphia vs. Boston, Clearwater, Fla.
St. Louis vs. Pittsburgh, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Boxing
Raul Macias vs. Leo Espinosa, NBA world bantamweight title, Mexico City (15 rds.).

Golf
Miami Beach PGA Open Invitational, $15,000, ends, Palm Beach, Fla.

MONDAY, MARCH 26

Baseball

[NETWORK RADIO]Philadelphia vs. Detroit, Lakeland, Fla., 1:55 p.m. (Mutual).
Chicago (A) vs. Boston, Sarasota, Fla.
New York (N) vs. Baltimore, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Cleveland vs. Chicago (N), Mesa, Ariz.
New York (A) vs. Brooklyn, Vero Beach, Fla.
Cincinnati vs. St. Louis, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Milwaukee vs. Pittsburgh, Ft. Myers, Fla.

Basketball
Tournament of Champions, Chicago (through April 6).

Boxing

[TV]Pat Lowry vs. Larry Baker, middleweights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).
Willie Pastrano vs. Johnny Arthur, heavyweights. New Orleans (10 rds.).

Golf
LaGorce Pro-Am, $15,000, Miami Beach, Fla. (also March 27).

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

TUESDAY, MARCH 27

Baseball

[NETWORK RADIO]Boston vs. Chicago (A), Tampa, Fla., 1:55 p.m. (Mutual).
Baltimore vs. Cleveland, Tucson, Ariz.
Kansas City vs. Detroit, Lakeland, Fla.
Brooklyn vs. Philadelphia, Clearwater, Fla.
Chicago (N) vs. New York (N) Phoenix, Ariz.
Cincinnati vs. Pittsburgh, Ft. Myers, Fla.
Milwaukee vs. St. Louis, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Atlanta.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28

Baseball

[NETWORK RADIO]Washington vs. New York (A), St. Petersburg, Fla., 1:55 p.m. (Mutual).
Kansas City vs. Boston, Sarasota, Fla.
New York (N) vs. Baltimore, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Chicago (A) vs. Milwaukee, Bradenton, Fla.
Cleveland vs. Chicago (N), Mesa, Ariz.
Detroit vs. Philadelphia, Clearwater, Fla.
Brooklyn vs. Pittsburgh, Ft. Myers, Fla.
Cincinnati vs. St. Louis, Tampa.

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Ludwig Lightburn vs. L. C. Morgan, lightweights, Cleveland Arena (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (ABC).

THURSDAY, MARCH 29

Baseball

[NETWORK RADIO]Detroit vs. Kansas City, West Palm Beach, Fla., 1:55 p.m. (Mutual).
Pittsburgh vs. Boston, Sarasota, Fla.
Baltimore vs. Chicago (N), Mesa, Ariz.
Chicago (A) vs. Washington, Orlando, Fla.
New York (N) vs. Cleveland, Tucson, Ariz.
Brooklyn vs. New York (A), St. Petersburg, Fla.
Cincinnati vs. Milwaukee, Tampa.
Philadelphia vs. St. Louis, Clearwater, Fla.

Boxing

Jimmy Carter vs. Don Jordan, lightweights, Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles.
Kid Gavilan vs. Germinal Ballarin, welterweights, Paris.

Golf

Azalea Open Invitational, $12,500, Wilmington, N.C. (through April 1).
Southwestern Intercollegiate Tournament, Houston (through March 31).

Swimming
NCAA championships, New Haven, Conn, (through March 31).

FRIDAY, MARCH 30

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Philadelphia vs. New York (A), St. Petersburg, Fla., 1:55 p.m. (Mutual).

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Cherif Hamia vs. Carmela Costa, featherweights, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Swimming
Senior Women's indoor synchronized swimming, Tooele, Utah (through April 1).

SATURDAY, MARCH 31

Baseball

[NETWORK RADIO]New York (A) vs. St. Louis, St. Petersburg, Fla. 1:55 p.m. (Mutual).
Boston vs. Detroit, Lakeland, Fla.
Baltimore vs. New York (N), Phoenix, Ariz.
Chicago (A) vs. Philadelphia, Clearwater, Fla.
Chicago (N) vs. Cleveland, Tucson, Ariz.
Brooklyn vs. Cincinnati, Tampa.
Milwaukee vs. Atlanta (SA), Atlanta (night).

Basketball
[TV]NBA final-round playoffs, 3 p.m. (NBC).

Horse Racing
Barbara Frietchie Handicap, $25,000, 7 f., 3-yr.-olds and up, Bowie, Md.

Hunt Meet
Carolina Cup Races, Camden, S.C.

Lacrosse

Princeton vs. Maryland, College Pk., Md.
Cornell vs. Rutgers, New Brunswick, N.J.
Yale vs. Johns Hopkins, Baltimore.
Army vs. Mt. Washington, Baltimore.
New Hampshire vs. Hofstra, Hempstead, N.Y.

Skiing
North American Ski Championships, Vancouver, B.C. (also April 1).

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Bermuda (also April 1).

SUNDAY, APRIL 1

Baseball

[NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn vs. Chicago (A), Tampa, 2 p.m., (Mutual).
Detroit vs. Boston, Sarasota, Fla.
Baltimore vs. Cleveland, Tucson, Ariz.
New York (A) vs. St. Louis, St. Petersburg. Fla.
Brooklyn "B" vs. Washington, Orlando, Fla.
Chicago (N) vs. New York (N), Phoenix, Ariz.
Cincinnati vs. Philadelphia, Clearwater, Fla.
Milwaukee vs. Atlanta (SA), Atlanta.

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Stars, Mad. Sq. Garden, NY., afternoon and evening.