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FOR THE RECORD

April 30, 1956
April 30, 1956

Table of Contents
April 30, 1956

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
Not Rain Nor Snow...
The Wonderful World Of Sport
The Fergusons
The Outdoor Week
Auto Show
Derby Tests
Humphrey Bogart
Yesterday
  • Baseball's first professional team toured the country in 1869 and won 64 games, tied one. Next season they won 27 straight, but then they came to Brooklyn and challenged the Atlantics, pride of the East

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

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AUTO RACING

Carroll Shelby, Dallas, 100-m. Del Monte Trophy race, in elapsed time of 1:24.18, in Ferrari, Pebble Beach, Calif.
Walt Hansgen, Westfield, N.J., new 1½-m. lap record of 1:10.7, in D-Jaguar, Thompson Raceway, Conn.

BOXING

Archie Moore, 3-round TKO over George Parmentier, heavyweights, Seattle.
Ezzard Charles, 9-round TKO over Don Jasper, heavyweights, Windsor, Ont.
Isaac Logart, 10-round decision over Kid Conscripto, welterweights, Houston.
Cisco Andrade, 10-round decision over Jorge Macias, lightweights, San Jose, Calif.
Miguel Berrios, 10-round decision over Bobby Bell, featherweights, New York.

GOLF
Patty Berg, St. Andrews, Ill., over Betsy Rawls and Marlene Bauer Hagge, in sudden-death playoff, Dallas Open.

HORSE RACING

ROYAL LARK: $23,350 Prioress Stakes, 6 f., by nose, in 1:12 2/5, Jamaica, N.Y. Walter Blum up.
DOUBLEDOGDARE: $19,350 Ashland Stakes. 6 f., by 3½ lengths, in 1:11 2/5, Keeneland, Ky. Steve Brooks up.

HUNT RACING

UNCLE PIERRE: Grand Natl. Steeplechase, 3 m., by one length, in 6:17 3/5, Butler, Md. Ben Murray up.
ARES: Mary Mellon Steeplechase. 2 m., by 8 lengths, in 3:55 3/5, Middleburg, Va. Melvin Ferral up.

POLO
Squadron A, over Brandywine, 14-8, natl. sr. indoor championship semifinal, New York.

SOCCER
(Natl. Amateur Cup)

Harmarville Hurricanes, over Newark Maritimio Club, 6-1, Eastern semifinal, Harmarville, Pa.
St. Louis Kurtis, over Chicago Eagles, 3-1, first game of Western final, Chicago.

TENNIS

Ham Richardson, Baton Rouge, La., over Vic Seixas, 7-5, 6-0, 3-6, 6-4, River Oaks invitation, Houston.
Pancho Gonzales, over Tony Trabert, 5 matches to O. Gonzales now leads World Pro Tour, 61-17.

BASEBALL
(Major League Results)

AMERICAN LEAGUE

1. N.Y.
W-5: L-1
Pct.: .833

Wash.
10-4, 9-5
3-7

Bost.
7-1, 14-10
13-6

2. Chicago
W-4; L-1
Pct.: .800

Cleve.
2-1, 1-0

Kan. City
6-3, 1-15
3-0

3. Kan. City
W-3; L-2
Pct.: .600

Det.
2-1, 4-1

Chi.
3-6, 15-1
0-3

4. Boston
W-3; L-3
Pct.: .500

Balt.
8-1, 8-4
4-2

N.Y.
1-7, 10-14
6-13

5. Wash.
W-3; L-4
Pct.: .429

N.Y.
4-10, 5-9
7-3

Balt.
2-3, 8-4
3-7, 4-1

6. Cleve.
W-2; L-4
Pct.: .333

Chi.
1-2, 0-1

Det.
3-1, 6-7
6-4, 2-5

7. Det.
W-2; L-4
Pct.: .333

Kan. City
1-2, 1-4

Cleve.
1-3, 7-6
6-4, 2-5

8. Balt.
W-2; L-5
Pct.: .286

Bost.
1-8, 4-8
2-4

Wash.
3-2, 4-8
7-3, 1-4

NATIONAL LEAGUE

1. Milw.
W-4; L-2
Pct.: .667

Chicago
6-0, 3-1

St. L.
5-4, 5-6
4-10, 13-5

2. Phila.
W-3; L-2
Pct.: .600

Bklyn.
8-6, 4-5

N.Y.
2-1, 3-1
7-9

2. Bklyn.
W-3; L-2
Pct.: .600

Phila.
6-8. 5-4

Pitts.
5-0, 1-3
4-1

2. Chicago
W-3; L-2
Pct.: .600

Milw.
0-6, 1-3

Cinn.
12-1, 3-2
5-4, 1-1

5. St. Louis
W-3; L-3
Pct.: .500

Cinn.
4-2, 9-10

Milw.
4-5, 6-5
10-4, 5-13

5. N.Y.
W-3; L-3
Pct.: .500

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

Phila.
1-2, 1-3
9-7

7. Pitts.
W-2; L-4
Pct.: .333

N.Y.
3-4, 4-5
3-2

Bklyn.
0-5, 3-1
1-4

8. Cinn.
W-1; L-4
Pct.: .200

St. L.
2-4, 10-9

Chi.
1-12, 2-3
4-5, 1-1