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COMING EVENTS April 20 through April 29

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

COMING EVENTS April 20 through April 29

[TV]TV [COLOR TV]COLOR TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES E.S.T. EXCEPT WHERE NOTED

This is an article from the April 23, 1956 issue

FRIDAY, APRIL 20

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]New York vs. Boston, New York, 1:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Gene Fullmer vs. Ralph (Tiger) Jones, middle weights, Cleveland (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Sailing
Tampa to Egmont ocean race, Tampa, Fla.

Table Tennis
National Intercollegiate Tournament, Athens, Ohio.

Track & Field
Queens-Iona Spring Relays, New York City (also April 21).

Weight Lifting
National YMCA championship, Berkeley, Calif. (also April 21).

SATURDAY, APRIL 21

Auto Racing
SCCA Road Races, Pebble Beach, Calif. (also April 22).

Baseball

[TV]New York vs. Boston, New York, 1:55 p.m. (CBS*).
[NETWORK RADIO]Chicago vs. Cincinnati, Chicago, 1:25 p.m. C.S.T. (Mutual*).

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

Horse Racing

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]The Wood Memorial, $50,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds, Jamaica, N.Y., 4:30 p.m. (CBS).
[NETWORK RADIO]Chesapeake Stakes, $20,000, 1 1/16 m., 3-yr.-olds, Laurel, Md., 4:30 p.m. (NBC).
Ben Ali Handicap, $10,000, 7 f., 3-yr.-olds and up, Keeneland, Ky.
California Derby, $35,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds, Tanforan, San Bruno, Calif.

Hunt Racing

Grand National Point-to-Point, Butler, Md.
Middleburg Hunt Race Assn., Middleburg, Va.

Rodeo
Red Bluff Roundup, Red Bluff, Calif.

Rowing
Childs Cup, Pennsylvania-Columbia-Princeton, New York.

Track & Field

Kansas Relays, Lawrence, Kans.
Ohio State Relays, Columbus, Ohio.

Trapshooting
Vincennes Gun Club shoot, Vincennes, Ind.

SUNDAY, APRIL 22

Auto Racing

NASCAR 100-mile Convertible Championship Circuit race, Hickory, N.C.
NASCAR 150-mile Grand National Championship Circuit race, Langhorne, Pa.
NASCAR 150-lap Sportsman Circuit race, Martinsville, Va.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]New York vs. Boston, New York, 2 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing

James J. Parker vs. Heinz Neuhaus, heavyweights, Dortmund, Germany (10 rds.).
Victor (Sonny) Leon vs. Antonio (Pupy) Garcia, featherweights, Caracas, Venezuela (10 rds.).
Flash Elorde vs. Cleo Lane, featherweights, Cow Palace, San Francisco (10 rds.).
Memo Diaz vs. Oscar Suarez, flyweights, Mexico City (10 rds.).

Dog Show
Baltimore County Kennel Club show, Timonium, Md.

Skiing
Harvard-Dartmouth slalom race, Mt. Washington, N.H.

MONDAY, APRIL 23

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Richmond vs. Montreal, Richmond, Va. (International League), 1:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing
[TV]Gene Poirier vs. Tony (Tex) Gonzalez, middle-weights, St. Nick's, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).

Golf
North and South Invitational, Pinehurst, N.C. (through April 28).

Sailing

Amorita Cup, U.S. vs. Bermuda, Bermuda.
International Race Week, Bermuda (through April 29).

TUESDAY, APRIL 24

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Chicago vs. Milwaukee, Chicago, 1:25 p.m., C.S.T. (Mutual*).

Boxing

Kid Gavilan vs. Peter Waterman, welterweights, London (10 rds.).
Danny Cardenas vs. Al Juergens, welterweights, San Antonio (10 rds.).

Handball
All-Marine Championships, Washington, D.C.

Track & Field
John Muir Decathlon, Pasadena, Calif. (also April 25).

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Boston vs. Washington, Boston, 1:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Charley Josephs vs. Milo Savage, middleweights, Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (ABC).

Horse Racing

Lafayette Stakes, $10,000, about ½ m., 2-yr.-olds, Keeneland, Ky.
Lincoln Special, $50,000, 1 1/16 m., 3-yr.-olds and up, Lincoln Downs, R.I.
The Rosedale, $15,000, 5 f., 2-yr.-old fillies, Jamaica, N.Y.

Horse Show
Tryon Horse and Hound Show, Tryon, N.C.

THURSDAY, APRIL 26

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Boston vs. Washington, Boston, 1:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing
Vince Martinez vs. Hoacine Khalfi, welterweights, Charlotte, N.C. (10 rds.).

Golf

Seniors Invitational, Southern Pines, N.C. (through April 29).
Tournament of Champions, $37,000, Las Vegas, Nev. (through April 29).
LPGA Peach Blossom-Betsy Rawls Invitational Open, $5,000, Spartanburg, S.C. (through April 29).

Horse Racing
Blue Grass Stakes, $25,000, 1‚⅛ m., 3-yr.-olds, Keeneland, Ky.

Horse Show
New Orleans Charity show, New Orleans, (through April 29).

Tennis
Ojai Valley Tournament, Ojai, Calif. (through April 29).

FRIDAY, APRIL 27

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Detroit vs. Cleveland, Detroit, 1:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Isaac Logart vs. Joe Miceli, welterweights, Syracuse War Memorial, Syracuse, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).

Gymnastics
AAU Championships and Olympic team trials, men and women, University Park, Pa. (also April 28).

Track & Field
Drake Relays, Des Moines, Iowa (also April 28). Penn Relays, Philadelphia (also April 28).

SATURDAY, APRIL 28

Auto Racing
Mille Miglia, Brescia, Italy (also April 29).

Auto Show
International show, The Coliseum, New York City (through May 6).

Baseball

[NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn vs. Pittsburgh, Brooklyn, 1:55 p.m. (CBS*).
[TV]New York vs. Philadelphia, New York, 1:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing

Martin Rodriguez vs. Ciro Morasen, featherweights, Havana (12 rds.).
Jose Cotero vs. Kenny Davis, featherweights, Hollywood, Calif. (10 rds.).

Dog Show
Wilmington Kennel Club show, Wilmington, Delaware.

Horse Racing

Oaks Prep, $10,000, 6 f., 3-yr.-old fillies, Churchill Downs, Louisville, Ky.
The Swift, $20,000, 6 f.,3-yr.-olds, Jamaica, N.Y.

Horse Show
Hereford Riding Club Quarter Horse Show, Hereford, Texas.

Hunt Racing

Maryland Hunt Cup Assn., Glyndon, Md.
Oak Grove Race and Steeplechase Meeting, Germantown, Tenn.

Lacrosse
Maryland vs. Navy, College Park, Md.

Swimming
AAU jr. men's 3-meter and jr. women's 1-meter diving championships, New Orleans, La.

Track & Field
Colorado Relays, Boulder, Col.

Wrestling
Final Olympic team trials, Los Angeles (through May 5).

SUNDAY, APRIL 29

Auto Racing

NASCAR 150-lap Convertible Championship Circuit race, Greensboro, N.C.
NASCAR 100-mile Grand National Championship Circuit race, Richmond, Va.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Chicago vs. Kansas City, Chicago, 1:25 p.m., C.D.S.T. (Mutual*).

Dog Show
Rhode Island Kennel Club Show, Cranston, R.I.

*See local listing.