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FOR THE RECORD

April 16, 1956
April 16, 1956

Table of Contents
April 16, 1956

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
Moscow's Olympian Fields
Masters Golf
Conversation Piece:
Who's Fightin' Who?
The Outdoor Week
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

FOR THE RECORD

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BADMINTON

Finn Kobbero, Denmark, over Joe Alston, 15-11, 15-8, U.S. open men's title, Philadelphia.
Judy Devlin, Baltimore, over Margaret Varner, 12-10, 11-6, U.S. open women's title, Philadelphia.

BOWLING
Ray Bluth and Dick Weber, Natl. Doubles Tenpin championship, with 10,043 pins, Pittsburgh.

BOXING
Davey Gallardo, 3-round TKO over Gil Cadilli, featherweights, San Francisco.

HORSE RACING

COUNT CHIC: $25,000 Biscayne Bay Purse, 1 1/16 m., by½ length, in 1:43 2/5, Gulfstream Pk., Fla. Steve Brooks up.
NANCE'S LAD: $22,700 Paumonok Handicap, 6 f., by¾ length, in 1:11 3/5, Jamaica, N.Y. John Choquette up.
HEAD MAN: $21,400 Experimental Free Handicap, 6 f., by neck, in 1:11 2/5, Jamaica, N.Y. Eddie Arcaro up.

HUNT RACING
RICACHO: Deep Run Hunt Cup, 3 m., by 18 lengths, in 8:42 2/5, Richmond, Va. Pat Smithwick up.

POLO
Huntington, L.I., over Joy Farms, Milwaukee, 9-8, natl. jr. 12-goal indoor championship, New York.

SKIING

(U.S. Natl. championships, Squaw Valley, Calif.)

Billy Woods, Waterbury, Vt., first in downhill, second in slalom to win men's combined title.
Renie Cox, Port Leyden, N.Y., first in downhill, second in slalom to win women's combined title.

SPEED SKATING

Ken Lebel, Lake Placid, N.Y., U.S. sr. men's indoor championship, with 15 pts., New York.
Mickey Finch, Ozone Park, N.Y., U.S. sr. women's indoor championship, with 14 pts., New York.

TABLE TENNIS

Japan, Swaythling Cup, for men's world team title, with 7-0 record, Tokyo.
Rumania, Corbilton Cup, for women's world team title, with 7-0 record, Tokyo.

TENNIS
Pancho Gonzales over Tony Trabert, 6-8, 6-4, 12-10, World Pro Tour, Detroit. Gonzales leads, 52-16.

BASEBALL
(Grapefruit Circuit Results)

AMERICAN LEAGUE

1. Cleve.
W-17; L-12
Pct.:.586

N.Y.(N)
6-7, 13-14, 2-0, 2-0
6-13, 8-3, 3-10

2. N.Y.
W-15; L-13
Pct.:.536

Wash.
5-3

Boston
3-5

Phila.
3-4, 7-4
6-8, 4-2

3. Boston
W-13; L-12
Pct.:.520

Bklyn.
7-4

N.Y.(A)
5-3

Det.
1-2

J'ville
19-4

Birm.
14-1, 6-5

4. Chicago
W-12;L-13
Pct.:.480

St. Louis
4-6, 5-7, 10-7
1-5, 6-8

5. Kan. City
W-12; L-14
Pct:.462

Pitts.
4-3, 3-4, 2-4, 1-6
8-9, 2-9, 4-0, 4-0

6. Wash.
W-10;L-14
Pct.:.417

N.Y.(A)
3-5

Cinn.
4-1, 0-5, 3-4
4-3, 16-12, 6-9

7. Detroit
W-10;L-16
Pct.:.385

Cinn.
0-7

Phila.
1-3

Bost.
2-1

Houston
10-1, 6-1

8. Balt.
W-9.L-17
Pct.:.346

Chi.(N)
15-4, 4-16, 11-15
15-5, 9-6

NATIONAL LEAGUE

1. St. Louis
W-18;L-9
Pct.:.667

Chi.(A)
6-4, 7-5, 7-10
5-1, 8-6

2. Pitts.
W-17; L-11
Pct.:.607

K.C.
3-4, 4-3, 4-2, 6-1
9-8, 9-2, 0-4

3. N.Y.
W-17; L-12
Pct.:.586

Cleve.
7-6, 14-13, 0-2, 0-2
13-6, 3-8, 10-3

4. Milw.
W-15; L-12
Pct.:. 556

Wichita
11-7

Bklyn.
3-6, 7-5, 8-6
6-10, 2-12

5. Bklyn.
W-15; L-13
Pct.:.536

Bost.
4-7

Milw.
6-3, 5-7, 6-8
10-6, 12-2

6. Cinn.
W-15; L-14
Pct.:517

Detroit
7-0

Wash.
1-4, 5-0, 4-3
3-4, 12-16, 9-6

7. Phila.
W-14; L-14
Pct.:.500

Bklyn.
7-1

B. Det.
3-1

N.Y.(A)
4-3, 4-7
8-6, 2-4

8. Chi.
W-12; L-15
Pct.:.444

Balt.
4-15, 16-4, 15-11
5-15, 6-9