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COMING EVENTS March 30 through April 8

April 02, 1956
April 02, 1956

Table of Contents
April 2, 1956

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
The Fix In California
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Sebring
Conversation Piece:
The Outdoor Week
The Sporting Look
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

COMING EVENTS March 30 through April 8

[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES ARE E.S.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

This is an article from the April 2, 1956 issue Original Layout

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, Fla.
Milwaukee vs. Atlanta (SA), Atlanta (night).

Basketball

[TV]NBA final round playoff, first game (NBC).
East-West collegiate all-star game, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y.

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

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).

Swimming
NCAA championships, final day, New Haven. Conn.

SUNDAY, APRIL 1

Baseball

[NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn vs. Chicago (A), Tampa, 2 p.m. (Mutual).
Detroit vs. Boston, Sarasota, Fla.
New York (A) vs. St. Louis, St. Petersburg, 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, N.Y., afternoon and evening.
National Basketball Congress championships, final day, Phoenix, Ariz.

Golf
Azalea Open Invitational, final day, $12,500, Wilmington, Del.

MONDAY, APRIL 2

Baseball

[NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn vs. Boston, Sarasota, Fla., 1:25 p.m. (Mutual).
Cincinnati vs. Detroit, Tampa, Fla.
Milwaukee vs. Wichita (WL) Waycross, Ga.
New York (A) vs. Washington, Orlando, Fla.
New York (N) vs. Cleveland, Albuquerque, N. Mex.
Pittsburgh vs. Kansas City, Mobile, Ala.
St. Louis vs. Chicago (A), St. Petersburg, Fla.

Basketball

Olympic team tryouts, round robin, Kansas City (through April 4).
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Stars, Boston.

Boxing
Casper Ortega vs. Hardy Smallwood, middle-weights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).

Horse Racing
Experimental Free Handicap, $20,000, 6 f., 3-yr.-olds, Jamaica, N.Y.

Table Tennis
World Championships, Tokyo (through April 11).

TUESDAY, APRIL 3

Baseball

[NETWORK RADIO]Boston vs. New York (A), St. Petersburg, Fla., 1:55 p.m. (Mutual).
Brooklyn vs. Milwaukee, Jacksonville, Fla.
Cincinnati vs. Washington, Savannah, Ga.
New York (N) vs. Cleveland, Lubbock, Tex.
Philadelphia vs. Detroit, Clearwater, Fla.
Pittsburgh vs. Kansas City, New Orleans.
St. Louis vs. Chicago (A), Tampa, Fla.

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Stars, Syracuse, N.Y.

Boxing
Ezzard Charles vs. Don Jasper, heavyweights (10 rds.), Windsor, Ont.

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Cleveland (through April 6).

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4

Badminton
U.S. Open Amateur championships, Philadelphia. Pa. (through April 7).

Baseball

[NETWORK RADIO]Boston vs. Detroit. Lakeland, Fla., 1:55 p.m. (Mutual).
Brooklyn vs. Milwaukee, Mobile, Ala.
Chicago (N) vs. Baltimore, Douglas, Ariz.
Cincinnati vs. Washington, Charleston, S.C.
New York (N) vs. Cleveland, Austin, Tex.
Philadelphia vs. New York (A), Clearwater. Fla.
Pittsburgh vs. Kansas City, New Orleans.

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Stars, Hershey, Pa.

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Vince Martinez vs. Miguel Diaz, welterweights. Miami Beach, Fla. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (ABC).

Tennis
World Professional Championships, Cleveland (through April 6).

THURSDAY, APRIL 5

Baseball

Brooklyn vs. Milwaukee, New Orleans.
Chicago (N) vs. Baltimore, Alpine, Tex.
Cincinnati vs. Washington, Camp Gordon, Ga.
New York (N) vs. Cleveland, Corpus Christi, Tex.
Pittsburgh vs. Kansas City, Houston, Tex.
[NETWORK RADIO]St. Louis vs. Chicago (A), Albany, Ga., 1:55 p.m. (Mutual).

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Stars, Charlotte, N.C.

Golf
[NETWORK RADIO]Masters Tournament, $20,000, first day, Augusta, Ga., 5:45 p.m. (CBS).

Swimming

AAU men's national indoor swimming and diving championships. New Haven, Conn. (through April 7).
AAU women's national indoor swimming and diving championships, Daytona Beach, Fla. (through April 7).

FRIDAY, APRIL 6

Baseball

[NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn vs. Milwaukee, Chattanooga, Tenn., 2:55 p.m. (Mutual).
Chicago vs. Baltimore, San Antonio, Texas.
Cincinnati vs. Washington Florence, S.C.
New York (N) vs. Cleveland, Houston, Texas.
Philadelphia vs. New York (A), Mobile, Ala.
Pittsburgh vs. Kansas City, Austin, Texas.
St. Louis vs. Chicago (A), Knoxville, Tenn.

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Stars, Philadelphia.

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Joey Giambra vs. John L. Sullivan, middleweights, Syracuse, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Golf
[TV]Masters Tournament, $20,000, second day, Augusta, Ga., 5 p.m. (CBS).

Handball
USHA four-wall singles and doubles championships, St. Louis.

Sailing
Out-Island Regatta, Exuma, Bahamas, B.W.I.

Skiing
National downhill and slalom championships. Squaw Valley, Calif, (through April 8).

Track and Field

U.S. Marine Corps relay games, Quantico, Va. (also April 7).
Texas Relays, Austin. Tex. (also April 7).

Volleyball
AAU national championships. Houston, Tex. (also April 7).

Water Skiing
Annual Dixie Tournament, Cypress Gardens, Fla. (through April 8).

SATURDAY, APRIL 7

Auto Racing

NASCAR special-modified races, Greenville, S.C
NASCAR special-modified races, Wilson, N.C.

Baseball

Brooklyn vs. Milwaukee, Knoxville, Tenn.
Cincinnati vs. Washington, Columbia, S.C.
Chicago (N) vs. Baltimore, Corpus Christi, Texas.
[TV]New York (N) vs. Cleveland, Dallas, Texas, 2:15 p.m. (CBS).
Pittsburgh vs. Kansas City, San Antonio, Texas.
St. Louis vs. Chicago (A), Memphis, Tenn.

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Stars, St. Louis.

Bowling
National Bowling Proprietors Association doubles championship, Pittsburgh (also April 8).

Golf
[TV]Master's Tournament. $20,000, third day, Augusta, Ga.. 5 p.m. (CBS).

Horse Racing
John B. Campbell Memorial Handicap, $100,000, 7 f., 3-yr.-olds and up, f. & m., Bowie, Md. Paumenok Handicap, $20,000, 6 f., 3-yr.-olds and up, Jamaica, N.Y.

Tennis
World Tennis Tour, Detroit.

SUNDAY, APRIL 8

Auto Racing

NASCAR Grand National Circuit 100-mile race, Wilkesboro, N.C.
NASCAR special-modified race, Atlanta.
NASCAR special-modified race, Virginia Beach, Va.
NASCAR special-modified race, Nottingham, Pa.

Baseball

Brooklyn vs. Milwaukee, Nashville, Tenn.
Chicago (N) vs. Baltimore, Corpus Christi, Texas.
Cincinnati vs. Washington, Charlotte, N.C.
New York (N) vs. Cleveland, Dallas.
[NETWORK RADIO]Philadelphia vs. New York (A), New Orleans, 2:55 p.m. (Mutual).
Pittsburgh vs. Kansas City, San Antonio, Texas. St. Louis vs. Chicago (A), Memphis, Tenn.

Basketball
Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All-Stars, Cincinnati.

Golf
[TV]Masters Tournament, $20,000, last day, Augusta, Ga., 5 p.m. (CBS).