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FOR THE RECORD

April 23, 1956
April 23, 1956

Table of Contents
April 23, 1956

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
  • It's April and once more, as they have for 109 years, Spaniards assemble for one of the most beautiful spectacles in the world

The Case Against The IBC
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Billy Martin
Hell-Bent Hydros
Fishermen And Fish
The Outdoor Week
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

FOR THE RECORD

BOXING

This is an article from the April 23, 1956 issue

Bob Satterfield, 10-round decision over Jimmy Persey, heavyweights, Miami Beach.
Chuck Speiser, 6-round TKO over Joey Rowan, light heavyweights, Detroit.
Rory Calhoun, 10-round decision over Jackie LaBua, middleweights, New York.
University of Wisconsin, NCAA championship, with 47 pts., Madison, Wis.
U.S. Air Force, won 5 of 10 titles, Natl. AAU championships, Boston.

GOLF
Marlene Bauer Hagge, Asheville, N.C., Babe Zaharias tournament, with 219, Beaumont, Texas.

GYMNASTICS
Germantown, PA., Natl. YMCA title, with 76.5 pts., Philadelphia.

HOCKEY
Providence Reds, over Cleveland Barons, 6-3, to win American Hockey League Calder Cup playoffs, 4 games to 0, Cleveland.

HORSE RACING
BESOMER: $34,000 Governor's Gold Cup, 6 f., by head, in 1:11 1/5, Bowie, Md. Nick Shuk up.

HUNT RACING

RICACHO: Middleburg Hunt Cup, 3 m., by 6 lengths, in 5:22 4/5, Middleburg, Va. Paddy Smithwick up.
JARRIN JOHN: Block House Steeplechase, 2 m., by 6 lengths, in 4:44 3/5, Tryon, N.C. Tom Rankin up.
LANCREL: My Lady's Manor point-to-point, 4 m., by 4 lengths, in 6:15 3/5, Monkton, Md. Frank A. Bonsai Jr. up.

SOCCER
Harmarville, Pa. Hurricanes and Brooklyn Hakoah, 1-1 tie, but Hurricanes win Eastern playoffs on total goals, 2-1, Natl. Challenge Cup, New York.

SWIMMING
Dayton, Ohio, Natl. YMCA swimming and diving championship, with 80 pts., Omaha.

TENNIS
Pancho Gonzales over Tony Trabert, 5 matches to 1. Gonzales now leads World Pro Tour 56-17.

WEIGHT LIFTING
Ohio State, NCAA team title, with 16 pts., Columbus, Ohio.

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BASEBALL
(Final Grapefruit Circuit Results)

AMERICAN LEAGUE

1. N.Y.
W-19; L-14
Pct.: .576

Dallas
6-3

Cinn.
5-7, 8-7

Pitts.
17-7

Bklyn.
1-0

2. Cleve.
W-20; L-15
Pct.: .571

N.Y.(N)
6-4, 1-5
8-7

Milw.
3-2, 4-6
2-3

3. Boston
W-16; L-13
Pct.: .552

Phila.
1-2, 21-1
6-4, 9-3

4. Kan. City
W-15; L-16
Pct.: .484

Pitts.
4-2, 3-5
1-2

St. Louis
6-3, 6-1

5. Wash.
W-13; L-16
Pct.: .448

Cinn.
1-7, 9-8

Bklyn.
2-1

N.Y.(N)
1-3

Richmond
7-1

6. Chicago
W-12; L-18
Pct.: .400

St. Louis
3-5, 2-5
5-7

Chi.(N)
8-11, 2-9

7. Balt.
W-11; L-18
Pct.: .379

Chi.(N)
5-4

Bklyn.
2-7

N.Y.(N)
3-1

8. Detroit
W-11; L-19
Pct.: .367

New Orleans
10-0

Milw.
0-0, 5-7

Pitts.
0-2, 9-11

NATIONAL LEAGUE

1. St. Louis
W-21; L-11
Pct.: .656

Chi.(A)
5-3, 5-2
7-5

Kan. City
3-6, 1-6

2. Pitts.
W-21; L-13
Pct.: .618

Kan. City
2-4, 5-3
2-1

N.Y.(A)
7-17

Det.
2-0, 11-9

3. Milw.
W-19; L-13
Pct.: .594

Bklyn.
8-4

Det.
0-0, 7-5

Cleve.
2-3, 6-4
3-2

4. N.Y.
W-19; L-15
Pct.: .559

Cleve.
4-6, 5-1
7-8

Wash
3-1

Balt.
1-3

5. Cinn.
W-19; L-17
Pct.: .528

Wash.
7-1, 8-9

N.Y.(A)
7-5, 7-8

Indianapolis
6-1, 10-7, 4-8

6. Bklyn.
W-16; L-16
Pct.: .500

Milw.
4-8

Wash.
1-2

Balt.
7-2

N.Y.(A)
0-1

7. Phila.
W-15; L-17
Pct.: .469

Bost.
2-1, 1-21
4-6, 3-9

8. Chicago
W-14; L-16
Pct.: .467

Balt.
4-5

Chi.(A)
11-8, 9-2