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FOR THE RECORD

Nov. 05, 1956
Nov. 05, 1956

Table of Contents
Nov. 5, 1956

Acknowledgments
Spectacle
Events & Discoveries
The Wonderful World Of Sport
You Should Know
Sailing
The Footloose Sportsman
  • Our newest national park is a Caribbean isle brimful of breadfruit, beaches and birdsong—a paradise for skin-divers, fishermen and seekers of peace

The Outdoor Week
Sports Car Bazaar
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Mr. Caper
Pat On The Back

FOR THE RECORD

AUTO RACING

This is an article from the Nov. 5, 1956 issue Original Layout

Jack Smith, Atlanta, 200-m. NASCAR sweepstakes, for stock cars and convertibles with 61.15 mph avg., in 1956 Dodge, Martinsville, Va.
Johny Mantz, Duarte, Calif., USAC "Dixie 200" 100-m. stock car race, in 1:57.1, in 1956 Ford, Birmingham, Ala.

BOXING

Nino Valdes, 3-round KO over Bob Woodall, heavyweights, Boston.
Yama Bahama, 3-round KO over Tex Gonzales, middleweights, New York.
Virgil Akins, 2-round KO over Pat Lowry, welterweights, Miami.
Frankie Ryff, 10-round decision over Frankie Ippolito, lightweights, New York.
Mario D'Agata, 10-round decision over Juan Cardenas, bantamweights (nontitle), Milan.

CHESS
Sam Reshevsky, New York, Lessing J. Rosenwald Trophy tournament, with 9-2 score. New York.

GOLF
U.S. amateurs, over Mexico and Canada, for Cup of the Americas, with 29½ pts., Mexico City.

HORSE RACING

EUGENIA II: $60,800 Canadian Championship, 1 5/8 m., by 3 lengths, in 2:43 2/5, Woodbine. Juan Sanchez up.
RENEGED: $59,900 Yankee Handicap, 1 1/8 m., by 2½ lengths, in 1:51 2/5, Suffolk Downs. Bob Ussery up.
TRAFFIC JUDGE: $23,200 Turf Cup Stakes, 1 1/8 m., by neck, in 1:54 1/5, Laurel. Jack Westrope up.
EASTCOR: Monmouth County Gold Cup, about 2 m. (brush), by 3/4 length, in 4:09 3/5, Red Bank, N.J. John Knowles up.

HORSE SHOW
(Pennsylvania Natl. Horse Show, Harrisburg)
Mexico, top honors with 5 blue ribbons; U.S., 3; Canada, Chile and Ireland 1 each.

RODEO

(World Championship Rodeo, Boston)

C. P. Watson, Loco, Okla., wild Brahma bull riding and top money winner with $2,068.
Guy Weeks, Abilene, Texas, saddle bronc riding.
Eddy Akridge, Hesperia, Calif., bareback bronc riding.
Vernon Kerns, Hearne, Texas, calf roping.
Billy Schall, Arlee, Mont., steer wrestling.