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COMING EVENTS Dec. 21 through Jan. 4

Dec. 24, 1956
Dec. 24, 1956

Table of Contents
Dec. 24, 1956

Table of Contents
Spectacle
Preview
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Events & Discoveries
  • A CREDIT TO THE GAME, HERB AND LEW, VIC AND KEN, FRIENDS OF ART LARSEN, GEORGE BREEN AND THE NON PARTICIPATING AUDIENCE, A NEW GOLF HAZARD, MOSEY KING'S LAST DAY

  • It has been 10 years since the Chicago Bears and the New York Giants, once the powers of pro football, reached the championship playoff. Now they meet again, and, though the cast has changed, the plot is more exciting than ever

Scouting Reports
Los Angeles Golf
A Fender, A Poem
The Ferrari
Sporting Look
1956 Silver Anniversary All-America
Snow Patrol
Acknowledgments
The Ball
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

COMING EVENTS Dec. 21 through Jan. 4

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This is an article from the Dec. 24, 1956 issue

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21

Basketball
(College tournaments)

Cincinnati Tournament, Cincinnati (through Dec. 22).
University of Kentucky Invitational, Lexington, Ky. (through Dec. 22).

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO] Gaspar Ortega vs. Tony De Marco, welterweights (10 rds.), Mad. Sq. Garden, New York, 10 p.m. (NBC).

Hockey
Chicago vs. New York, Chicago.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22

Boating
Newport Harbor Yacht Club Christmas Sailing Regatta, Newport Beach, Calif. (through Dec. 23).

Football
[TV][NETWORK RADIO] Aluminum Bowl, Montana State vs. St. Joseph's (Ind.), Little Rock, Ark., 2 p.m. (CBS).

Horse Racing
Dade County Handicap, $10,000, 2-yr.-olds, 6 f., Tropical Park, Fla.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23

Boating
Orange Bowl Power Boat Regatta, Miami (through Dec. 31).

Football
Professional (CBS*)
[TV] Baltimore vs. Washington, Baltimore.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 25
Boxing
[TV] Ernie Durando vs. Angelo De Fendis, middleweights (10 rds.), St. Nick's, New York, 10:30 p.m. (Du Mont-TV).

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25

Basketball
(College tournament)
Holiday Basketball Festival, Mad. Sq. Garden, New York (Dec. 25, 26, 28, 29).

Horse Racing

Christmas Handicap, $5,000, 3-yr.-olds & up, 6 f., Fair Grounds, New Orleans.
Christmas Handicap, $10,000, 3-yr.-olds & up, 1‚⅛ m., Tropical Park, Fla.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26

Basketball

(College tournaments)

Big Seven Tourney, Kansas City, Mo. (through Dec. 29).
New England Tourney, Amherst, Mass. (through Dec. 28).
Orange Bowl Tourney, Miami (through Dec. 29).

(Professional)

Fort Wayne vs. Rochester; Boston vs. Philadelphia, Boston.
Minneapolis vs. Syracuse, Minneapolis.

Boxing

[TV][NETWORK RADIO] Willie Pastrano vs. Charlie Norkus, heavyweights (10 rds.), 10 p.m., Miami (ABC).

Football
[NETWORK RADIO]North-South College All-Star Game, Miami, 9:05 p.m. (Mutual-radio).

Hockey
Montreal vs. Toronto, Montreal.

Swimming
AAU Canadian-American Meet, Buffalo, N.Y.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27

Basketball
(College tournaments)

All-College Tourney, Oklahoma City (through Dec. 29).
Christmas Tourney, Dallas, Texas (through Dec. 29).
Dixie Classic, Raleigh, N.C. (through Dec. 29).
Far West Tourney, Reno (through Dec. 29).
Gator Bowl Tourney, Jacksonville, Fla. (through Dec. 29).
Louisiana Invitational, Shreveport, La. (through Dec. 29).
NAIA Tourney, Omaha (through Dec. 29).
Queen City Invitational, Buffalo (through Dec. 29).
Richmond Invitational, Richmond (through Dec. 29).
Southwest Conference Tourney, Houston (through Dec. 29).

Boxing

Hurricane Jackson vs. Julio Mederos, heavyweights (10 rds.), Milwaukee.
Sugar Bowl Amateur Boxing Tournament, New Orleans.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28

Basketball
(College tournaments)

Akron Tourney, Akron, Ohio (through Dec. 29).
Kentucky Ail-American Tournament, Owensboro, Ky. (through Jan. 1).
Blue Grass Festival, Louisville, Ky. (through Dec. 29).
Evansville Invitational, Evansville, Ind. (through Dec. 29).
Louisiana Invitational, Shreveport, La. (through Dec. 29).
Motor City Tourney, Detroit (through Dec. 29).
Oregon State Tourney, Corvallis, Ore. (through Dec. 29).

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO] Paoli Rosi vs. Baby Vasquez, lightweights (10 rds.), Biscayne Arena, Miami, 10 p.m. (NBC).

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 29

Basketball

(Leading college games)

[TV]Indiana vs. UCLA, Bloomington, Ind. (Midwest Regional TV*).
Purdue vs. Princeton, Lafayette, Ind.

(Professional)

Minneapolis vs. St. Louis, Minneapolis.
Philadelphia vs. Syracuse, Philadelphia.
Rochester vs. Fort Wayne, Rochester, N.Y.

Boating
Race of Champions Southern Yacht Club (Sailing), New Orleans, La. (through Dec. 30).

Football
(Bowl games)

[TV][NETWORK RADIO] Blue-Gray Game, Montgomery, Ala. 1:45 p.m. (NBC).
[TV][NETWORK RADIO] East-West Shrine Game, San Francisco. 4:45 p.m. (NBC).
[TV][NETWORK RADIO] Gator Bowl (Pittsburgh vs. Georgia Tech), Jacksonville, Fla. 1:45 p.m. (CBS). Men to watch: Pittsburgh's Walton (87) and Tech's Mitchell (11).

Hockey

Montreal vs. New York, Montreal.
Toronto vs. Chicago, Toronto.

Horse Racing

California Breeders' Trial, $25,000, 2-yr.-old Calif. foals, 7 f., Santa Anita, Calif. Malibu Sequet Stakes, $25,0003-yr.-olds, 7 f., Santa Anita, Calif.
Sugar Bowl Handicap, $5,000, 2-yr.-olds, 6 f., Fair Grounds, New Orleans.

Skiing
Intercollegiate Invitation 4-Event Meet, Lyndonville, Vt. (through Dec. 30).

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30

Football
[TV][NETWORK RADIO] Pro Championship (barring playoffs).*

Hockey

Chicago vs. Toronto, Chicago.
Detroit vs. Boston, Detroit.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 31
Boxing
[TV] [NETWORK RADIO] Carlos Ortiz vs. Gale Kerwin, lightweights (10 rds.), St. Nick's, New York, 10:30 p.m.(DuMont-TV; Mutual-radio).

Hockey
New York vs. Detroit, New York.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 4

Football
(Bowl games)

[TV][NETWORK RADIO] Cotton Bowl (Syracuse vs. Texas Christian), Dallas, Texas, 1:45 p.m. (NBC). Men to watch: TCU's Swink (23) and Syracuse's Brown (44).
[TV][NETWORK RADIO] Orange Bowl (Colorado vs. Clemson), Miami, 1:45 p.m. (CBS). Men to watch: Colorado's Bayuk (30) and Clemson's Wells (47).
[TV][NETWORK RADIO] Rose Bowl (Iowa vs. Oregon State), Pasadena, Calif., 4:45 p.m. (NBC). Men to watch: Iowa's Ploen (11) and Oregon's Durden (14).
[TV][NETWORK RADIO] Sugar Bowl (Tennessee vs. Baylor), New Orleans, La., 2 p.m. (ABC). Men to watch: Tennessee's Majors (45) and Baylor's Shofner (27).
Sun Bowl (George Washington vs. Texas Western), El Paso, Texas.

Horse Racing

New Year's Handicap, $10,000, 3-yr.-olds & up, 6 f., Tropical Park, Fla.
Las Flores Handicap, $20,000, 3-yr.-olds & up, (fillies & mares), 6 f., Santa Anita, Calif.
San Gabriel Handicap, $25,000, 4-yr.-olds & up, 1¼ m., (turf course), Santa Anita, Calif.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2

Basketball

(College tournament)
Senior Bowl, Mobile, Ala. (through Jan. 3).

(Leading college games)

Connecticut vs. Dartmouth, Storrs, Conn.
North Carolina vs. Harvard, Chapel Hill, N.C.
Texas A&M vs. Rice, College Station, Texas.

Boxing

[TV] [NETWORK RADIO] Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Gene Fullmer, middle-weight title (15 rds.), Mad. Sq. Garden, New York, 10 p.m. (ABC).

THURSDAY, JANUARY 3

Basketball
(Professional)

Fort Wayne vs. Minneapolis, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Philadelphia vs. St. Louis; New York vs. Syracuse, Mad. Sq. Garden, New York.

Hockey
Montreal vs. Chicago, Montreal.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 4

Boxing

[TV] [NETWORK RADIO] Isidro Martinez vs. Ike Chestnut, featherweights (10 rds.), Washington, D.C., 10 p.m. (NBC).

Golf
Los Angeles Open, $37,500, Los Angeles (through Jan. 7).

*See local listing.