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COMING EVENTS June 22 through July 1

June 25, 1956
June 25, 1956

Table of Contents
June 25, 1956

Chasing The Doc
Spectacle
Events & Discoveries
Horse Racing
Boating
Baseball
Track & Field
Horses
Boxing
Acknowledgments
Sporting Look
The Outdoor Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

COMING EVENTS June 22 through July 1

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This is an article from the June 25, 1956 issue Original Layout

ALL TIMES E.S.T. EXCEPT WHERE NOTED.

FRIDAY, JUNE 22

Auto Racing

NASCAR 100-mile Grand National race, Rochester fairgrounds, Rochester, N.Y.
NASCAR 250-lap Convertible race, Joe Weatherly Speedway, Norfolk, Va.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Detroit vs. Baltimore, Detroit, 2:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing

[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Herman (Rory) Calhoun vs. Willie Vaughn, middleweights, Mad. Sq. Garden (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).
Wallace (Bud) Smith vs. Duilio Loi, lightweights, Milan, Italy (10 rds.).

Harness Racing
Buffalo Raceway Pacing Derby, $15,000, Hamburg, N.Y.

Horse Racing

Prix des Drags, Auteuil track, Paris.
Ak-Sar-Ben Futurity, $4,000, 2-yr.-olds bred within the state, 5 furlongs, Ak-Sar-Ben, Neb.

Rodeo
Buffalo Bill Rodeo, North Platte, Neb. (through June 24).

Track & Field
Natl. AAU Men's championships, Bakersfield, Calif. (also June 23).

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

Auto Racing
SCCA Road America races, Elkhart Lake, Wis. (also June 24).

Baseball
[TV]Chicago White Sox vs. New York Yankees, Chicago, 2:15 p.m. (CBS*).

Boating
Swiftsure Classic, Swiftsure lightship and return, Victoria, B.C.

Horse Racing

[NETWORK RADIO]Ohio Derby, $40,000 added, 1 1/8 miles, 3-yr.-olds, Thistle Down, Ohio, 5:40 p.m. (NBC).
[NETWORK RADIO]The New Castle, $25,000, 1 1/16 miles, 3-yr.-olds up, fillies & mares, Delaware Park, Del., 5:15 p.m. (NBC).
Stymie Handicap, $25,000, 1½ miles, 3-yr.-olds up, Belmont Park, N.Y.
Armour Memorial Handicap, $25,000, 1 1/8 miles, 3-yr.-olds up, Arlington Park, Ill.

Yachting
Annual Mills Trophy race, Toledo, Ohio (also June 24).

SUNDAY, JUNE 24

Auto Racing
NASCAR 100-mile Convertible race, Wilson, N.C.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn vs. Cincinnati, Brooklyn, 2 p.m. (Mutual*).

Dog Shows

Staten Island Kennel Club, benched Foley show, Pier 6, Tompkinsville, Staten Island, N.Y.
Conewango Valley Kennel Club, benched Foley show, Irvine, Pa.

Fencing
Sabre Outdoor Championships, Amateur Fencers of America, McBurney, YMCA, N.Y.

Golf
Natl. Collegiate Amateur Men's tournament, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Horse Racing
Grand Prix de Paris, $75,000, Longchamp track, Paris, France.

Rodeo
Heart of America, Kansas City (final events).

Soccer
Denmark vs. Norway, Copenhagen.

Tennis
Eastern Clay Court championships, Hackensack, N.J.

MONDAY, JUNE 25

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Detroit vs. Washington, Detroit, 2:55 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing

[TV]Jake Hosato vs. Ludwig Lightburn, lightweights, St. Nick's Arena, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (Du Mont).
Ezzard Charles vs. Zora Folley, heavyweights, Phoenix, Ariz. (10 rds.).

Golf

Pro-Amateur tournament, Apawamis Club, Rye, N.Y.
Intl. Trophy & Canada Cup, Wentworth, England.

Tennis

Wimbledon tournament, Wimbledon, England (through July 7).
Natl. Intercollegiate championships, men's singles and doubles, Kalamazoo, Mich.

TUESDAY, JUNE 26

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

Golf
British Women's Amateur Golf Championship, Sunningdale, England (through June 29).

Horse Racing
Cinema Handicap, $25,000, 3-yr.-olds, 1 1/8 miles, Hollywood Park, Calif.

Logrolling
World's Championship Roleo, Rockford, Ill. (through June 28).

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27

Auto Racing
U.S. Auto Club sprint races, Illiana Speedway, Hammond, Ind.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Chicago vs. Boston, Chicago, 2:25 p.m. (Mutual*).

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Carmelo Costa vs. Ike Chestnut, featherweights, Capitol Arena, Washington, D.C. (10 rds.), 10p.m. (ABC).

Horse Racing

The Shevlin, $20,000, 7 furlongs, 3-yr.-olds up, Belmont Park, N.Y.
Cleopatra Handicap, $20,000, 1 mile, 3-yr.-old foals, Arlington Park, Ill.

THURSDAY, JUNE 28

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Syracuse vs. Williamsport, Syracuse, 1:55 p.m. (Mutual).

Golf

LPGA Western Open, Wakonda, C.C., Des Moines, Iowa.
Insurance City Open, $20,000, Wethersfield, C.C., Hartford, Conn.

Horse Racing
Haggin Stakes, $20,000, 5 furlongs, 2-yr.-old colts & geldings, Hollywood Park, Calif.

Horse Show
Cincinnati Horse Club, Lebanon, Ohio (through July 1).

Olympics
Natl. Championships, Heavyweight class, Olympic rowing teams, Lake Onondaga, Syracuse, N.Y. (through June 30).

FRIDAY, JUNE 29

Auto Racing

U.S. Auto Club midget races, Flint, Mich.
U.S. Auto Club sprint races, Montgomery, Ala.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Chicago vs. Milwaukee, Chicago (Mutual*).

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Gil Turner vs. Yama Bahama, welterweights, Mad. Sq. Garden, N.Y. (10 rds.), 10 p.m. (NBC).
Mario D'Agata vs. Robert Cohen, World's Bantamweight Title, Rome, Italy (15 rds.).

Horse Shows

Battle Creek Horse Show, Battle Creek, Mich. (through July 1).
Valley Hunt Club Horse Show, Bradford, Penn. (through July 1).
San Diego County Fair Natl. Horse Show, Del Mar, Calif. (through July 8).

Olympics
Track & field trials (finals), U.S. Olympic men's team, Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles (also June 30).

Trapshooting

Graceville Gun Club, Sioux Indian club shoot, Graceville, Minn. (through July 1).
Rocky Mountain Gun Club, Wyoming State Shoot, Casper, Wyo. (through July 1).

SATURDAY, JUNE 30

Auto Races

SCCA Hillclimb, Buffalo Bill Mountain climb, Golden, Col.
U.S. Auto Club stock car races, Broadway Spillway, Knoxville, Tenn.
U.S. Auto Club midget races, Motor City Speedway, Detroit, Mich.
NASCAR Grand National races, Spartanburg Fairgrounds, Spartanburg, S.C.

Baseball

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

Fly Casting
New Brunswick First Annual Fly-Casting tournament, New Brunswick, Canada.

Golf
World Senior Professional Golf championship (unofficial), Cheshire, England. Bob Kenyon, England, vs. Pete Burke, U.S.

Harness Racing
The Messenger Stake, $50,000 added, 3-yr.-old pacers, Roosevelt Raceway, N.Y.

Horse Racing

Delaware Handicap, $110,000, 3-yr.-olds up, fillies & mares, 1¼ miles, Delaware Park, Md.
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Carter Handicap, $50,000, 3-yr.-olds up, 7 furlongs, Belmont Park, N.Y., 4:30 p.m. (CBS).
Vanity Handicap, $30,000, 3-yr.-olds up, fillies & mares, 1 1/8 miles, Hollywood Park, Calif.
Warren Wright Memorial, $25,000, 3-yr.-olds, 7 furlongs, Arlington Park, Ill.

Olympics
[TV]Finals, track & field trials, U.S. Olympic men's team, Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, 5 p.m. (NBC).

Trapshooting
Forest Hills Gun Club, Franconia, N.H. (through July 4).

SUNDAY, JULY 1

Auto Racing

NASCAR Grand National races, Asheville-Weaverville, N.C.
U.S. Auto Club sprint races, Winchester, Ind.
Grand Prix of France, Reims, France.
SCCA Courtland Road races, Alabama region, Courtland, Ala.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn vs. Philadelphia, Brooklyn, 2 p.m. (Mutual*).

Horse Racing
Flat and Steeplechase racing, "American Week," Stockholm, Sweden.

Sailing
Pacific Intl. Yachting Association and Pacific Coast Yachting Association regatta, Victoria, B.C. (through July 7).

*See local listing