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FOR THE RECORD

Aug. 06, 1956
Aug. 06, 1956

Table of Contents
Aug. 6, 1956

Events & Discoveries
Umpires Ever Wrong
Billy Haughton
Travesty In Tijuana
  • When a border impresario matched two female bullfighters, Mexico City Bureau Chief Richard Oulahan Jr. and Critic Rafael Delgado Lozano, who earlier covered the great mano a mano at Maracay (SI, March 12), went north to observe it. Their verdict: "Disgusting and disgraceful"

Boating
Motor Sports
Baseball
Golf
Acknowledgments
Boxing
Swimming
Outdoor Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Mr. Caper
Pat On The Back

FOR THE RECORD

BOATING

This is an article from the Aug. 6, 1956 issue Original Layout

Water Bug II, piloted by Sam Guarino, Detroit, 10-m. Marine Trophy Derby, with 68.018-mph avg. speed, Louisville, Ky.

Frank Havens, Washington Canoe Club, U.S. sr. single-blade canoe title, Philadelphia.

BOXING

Joey Giardello, 10-round decision over Franz Szuzina, middleweights, Milwaukee.

Ramon Fuentes, 10-round decision over Chico Vejar, middleweights, Los Angeles.

Isaac Logart, 10-round decision over Jed Black, welterweights, Chicago.

Danny Giovanelli, 8-round TKO over Gene Poirier, welterweights, New York.

Flash Elorde, 10-round decision over Davey Gallardo, featherweights, San Jose, Calif.

CHESS
Arthur B. Bisguier, New York, natl. open championship, with 9½-2½ score, Oklahoma City.

GOLF

Arnold Palmer, Latrobe, Pa., Eastern Open, with 277 for 72 holes, Baltimore.

Charles Boswell, Birmingham, Ala., natl. blind golfers title, with 187 for 36 holes (new record), Chicago.

Egon F. Quittner, Rydel, Pa., intl. srs. title, with 74, Deauville, France. Team champion: France.

HORSE RACING

DELTA: $57,575 Arlington Matron Handicap, 1 m., by nose, in 1:36 4/5, Arlington Pk., Ill. Steve Brooks up.

KING HAIRAN: $34,675 Great American Stakes, 5½ f., by 1¼ lengths, in 1:04 2/5, Jamaica, N.Y. Eddie Arcaro up.

GREEK SPY: $24,500 Lamplighter Handicap, 1 1/16 m., by 1¼ lengths, Monmouth Pk., N.J. Eric Guerin up.

SWIMMING
Kathy Brooks and Gretchen Lechner, Berea, Ohio, natl. AAU jr. outdoor synchronized duet title, Berea.

TENNIS

(Pa. State grass courts championships, Haverford)
Vic Seixas, Philadelphia, over Art Larsen, 7-5, 6-1, 6-4, men's singles title.

Althea Gibson, New York, over Mrs. Margaret Osborne duPont, 6-1, 6-4, women's singles title.