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COMING EVENTS AUG. 16-AUG. 25

Aug. 19, 1957
Aug. 19, 1957

Table of Contents
Aug. 19, 1957

Acknowledgments
Champ Meets Veep
Spectacle
  • Mastering the speed and subtle whims of the biggest of the inland scows is a job for a sailor who can keep a clear head and a steady helm at 35 mph

Events & Discoveries
Hambletonian
Trouble In Detroit
Tip From The Top
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

COMING EVENTS AUG. 16-AUG. 25

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This is an article from the Aug. 19, 1957 issue Original Layout

All times E.D.T. except where otherwise noted

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16

Auto Racing
NASCAR 100-mile Grand National Championship Classic, Old Bridge, N.J.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Redlegs, Chicago, 2:25 p.m. (Mutual).

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Paolo Rosi vs. Baby Vasquez, lightweights, 10 rds., Louisville, 10 p.m. (NBC).

Football
[TV]Los Angeles Rams vs. Washington Redskins, Los Angeles, 11:15 p.m. (NBC).

Horse Racing
American Legion Handicap, $20,000, 3-yr.-olds & up, 7 f., Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

(Trotters)
The Good Time Pace, invitational, $15,000, Wilmington, Del.

Tennis
Gordon Trophy, International Seniors, Quebec.

Shooting
Grand American Trapshoot, Vandalia, Ohio (through Aug. 24).

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17

Auto Racing

SCCA Race, Montgomery, N.Y. (through Aug. 18).
USAC 100-mile race, Springfield, Ill.

Baseball

[TV]New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles, New York, 1:45 p.m. (CBS).
[TV]Milwaukee Braves vs. St. Louis Cardinals, Milwaukee, 2:25 p.m. (NBC).
[NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn Dodgers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, Brooklyn, 1:55 p.m. (Mutual).

Boating

Race Week & Gold Coast Race, Newport Harbor, Balboa, Calif. (through Aug. 18).
National Rebel Class Sailing Championships, Put-in-Bay, Ohio (through Aug, 18).

Horse Racing

[NETWORK RADIO]Arch Ward Memorial, $50,000, 3-yr.-olds & up, 1[3/16] m. (turf course), Washington Park, Ill., 6:15 p.m. (NBC).
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]The Travers, $40,000, 3-yr.-olds, 1¼ m., Saratoga Springs, N.Y., 5 p.m. (CBS).
[NETWORK RADIO]Pageant Stakes. $25,000, 3-yr.-old fillies, 1[1/16] m. (turf course), Atlantic City, N.J., 5:40 p.m. (NBC).
Grand Union Hotel, $25,000, 2-yr.-olds, 6 f., Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

(Trotters)
American Trotting Championship, invitational, $25,000, Westbury, N.Y.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18

Auto Racing

NASCAR Grand National Division Race, Weaverville, N.C.
USAC 150-mile Stock Car Race, Milwaukee.
All-American Soap Box Derby, Akron.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles, New York, 2 p.m. (Mutual).

Boating
Northern Lake George Stock Outboard Marathon, Lake George, N.Y.

MONDAY, AUGUST 19

Baseball

(Amateur)
Babe Ruth League World Series, Ann Arbor, Mich. (through Aug. 25).

Boating

ILYA Regatta, Lake Geneva, Wis. (through Aug. 23).
Thistle Class Assn. National Championship Races, Lake Geneva, N.Y. (through Aug. 24).

Boxing
[TV]Bobby Bell vs. Lulu Perez, lightweights, 10 rds., St. Nick's, New York, 10:30 p.m. (DuMont).

Golf

USGA Women's Amateur Championship, Sacramento (through Aug. 24).
Western Amateur Championship, St. Louis (through Aug. 25).

Tennis

USLTA National Doubles Championships, Chestnut Hill, Mass. (through Aug. 25).
National Public Parks Tennis Tournament, Salt Lake City (through Aug. 25).

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]New York Giants vs. St. Louis Cardinals, New York, 1:25 p.m. (Mutual).

Boxing
Willie Pastrano vs. Roy Harris, heavyweights, 10 rds., Miami.

Fishing Tourney
National Fly & Bait Casting Tournament, Barberton, Ohio (through Aug. 25).

Golf
32nd Annual Tournament of the Texas PGA, $5,000, Lubbock, Texas (through Aug. 25).

Rodeo
Iowa's Championship Rodeo, $16,000, Sidney, Iowa (through Aug. 24).

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn Dodgers vs. Cincinnati Redlegs, Brooklyn, 1:25 p.m. (Mutual).

(Amateur)
Little League World Series, Williamsport, Pa. (through Aug. 23).

Boxing
[TV]Joe Brown vs. Joey Lopes, lightweights, 10 rds., Chicago, 10 p.m. (ABC).

Golf
1957 Inter-Service Golf Tournament, Parris Island, S.C. (through Aug. 24).

Horse Racing

Diana Handicap, $25,000, 3-yr.-olds & up (fillies & mares), 1‚⅛ m., Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Beverly Handicap, $25,000, 3-yr.-olds & up (fillies & mares) 1‚⅛ m., Washington Park, Ill.
Del Mar Oaks, $15,000, 3-yr.-old fillies, 1 m., Del Mar, Calif.

(Trotters)

The Geers Stake, $20,500, Sedalia, Mo.
Empire State Pacing Classic, $20,000, Vernon, N.Y.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22

Auto Racing
USAC 200-mile Stock Car Race, Milwaukee.

Baseball
[NETWORK RADIO]Cleveland Indians vs. Boston Red Sox, Cleveland, 1:55 p.m. (Mutual).

Boxing
Floyd Patterson vs. Pete Rademacher, heavyweight title bout, 15 rds., Seattle.

Golf

LPGA Kansas City Open, $5,000, Kansas City, Mo. (through Aug. 25).
Miller Open, $35,000, Milwaukee (through Aug. 25).
Montana Open, Billings, Mont, (through Aug. 25).

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23

Auto Racing

NASCAR Convertible Division Race, Charlotte, N.C.
NASCAR Short Track Division Race, Manassas, Va.

Boxing
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Isaac Logart vs. Walter Byars, welterweights, 10 rds., Detroit, 10 p.m. (NBC).

Horse Racing
The Sanford, $15,000, 2-yr.-olds, 6 f., Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Rodeo
Colorado State Fair, $9,000, Pueblo, Colo. (through Aug. 25).

Swimming
Rehoboth Ocean Swim Races, Rehoboth, Del. (through Aug. 24).

Water Skiing
American Water Ski Assn. National Championships, San Diego, Calif. (through Aug. 25).

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24

Auto Racing
NASCAR Final Championship, Amateur, Sportsman & Hobby Races, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Baseball
[TV][NETWORK RADIO]Brooklyn Dodgers vs. Milwaukee Braves, Brooklyn, 1:55 p.m. (CBS-TV, Mutual-Radio).
[TV]Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Redlegs, Pittsburgh, 1:25 p.m. (NBC).

Boating
Mennen Outboard Grand National, Lake Quinsigamond, Mass.

Horse Racing

Washington Park Futurity, $75,000, 2-yr.-olds, 6 f., Washington Park, Ill.
[TV]Saratoga Handicap, $50,000, 3-yr.-olds & up, 1¼ m., Saratoga Springs, N.Y., 5 p.m. (CBS).

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25

Auto Racing
USAC 200-mile Championship Race, Milwaukee.

Boating
North American Star Class Sailing Championships, San Diego (through Aug. 30).

*See local listing.