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COMING EVENTS April 24 to April 30

April 27, 1959
April 27, 1959

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April 27, 1959

Coming Events
Derby Preview
Betting
  • Cash pours into 300 windows, at $25,000 per minute, between harness races at Yonkers Raceway where, last week, a world-record one-night handle off $2,531,060 was set. Within seconds after each race, a small army off men and machines has computed prices on the winning horses, and cashiers at 200 other windows begin honoring winning tickets. Here are the steps between morning line and payoff

Harness Racing
Boxing
Baseball
Hockey
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

COMING EVENTS April 24 to April 30

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This is an article from the April 27, 1959 issue

All times, except where noted, are E.D.T.

Friday, April 21

BASEBALL
[Network radio]San Francisco at Chicago, 2:50 p.m. E.S.T. (Mutual).

BOXING
[Television][Network radio]Jordan vs. Akins, welter title bout, 15 rds., St. Louis, 10 p.m. (NBC).

GOLF
Peach Blossom Women's Open, $6,000, Spartanburg, S.C. (through April 26).

GYMNASTICS
Natl. Men's Champs., Amherst, Mass. (also April 25).

TRACK & FIELD

Penn Relays, Philadelphia (also April 25).
Mt. San Antonio College Relays, Pomona, Calif. (also April 25).
Drake Relays, Des Moines, Iowa (also April 25).

Saturday, April 25

BASEBALL

[Television]San Francisco at Chicago, 1:55 E.S.T. (CBS).
[Television]Los Angeles at St. Louis, 2:25 p.m. E.S.T. (NBC).
[Network radio]Baltimore at New York, 1:50 p.m. E.S.T. (Mutual).

BOATING (crew)
Childs Cup Regatta, New York.

FIELD HOCKEY
U.S. Privateers vs. Trinidad Casuals, Rye, N.Y.

HORSE RACING

[Television]Excelsior Handicap, $25,000, Jamaica, New York (CBS).*
John Alden Handicap, $25,000, Suffolk, Mass.
Laurel Handicap, $25,000, Laurel, Md.

(trotters)
[Network radio]The Monitor Special, 10:10 p.m. (NBC).

HUNT RACING
Maryland Hunt Cup Assn., Glyndon, Md.

LACROSSE

Cornell at Dartmouth.
Johns Hopkins at Rutgers.
Maryland at Navy.
Princeton at Army.
Washington & Lee at Duke.

TRACK & FIELD

Colorado Relays, Boulder, Colo.
LSU Invitational, Baton Rouge, La.

Sunday, April 26

AUTO RACING
NASCAR Grand Natl. Division, $4,200, Reading, Pa.

BASEBALL

[Television]Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 2:15 (CBS).
[Television]Los Angeles at St. Louis, 2 p.m. (NBC).
[Network radio]San Francisco at Chicago, 2 p.m. (Mutual).

GOLF
[Television][Network radio]Tournament of Champions, $40,000, final day, Las Vegas, Nev. (NBC).*

TENNIS
Pro Tennis Championships, final day, Cleveland.

Monday, April 27

GOLF
English Amateur Champ., Formby, Lancashire (through May 2).

RODEO
Rodeo of Champions, $8,700, Edmonton, Alta. (through May 2).

TENNIS
Pro Tour, Charleston, W.Va.

Tuesday, April 28

BASEBALL
[Network radio]Chicago at Milwaukee, 2:20 p.m. (Mutual).

BOXING
Pan-American team tryouts, Madison, Wis. (through April 30).

Wednesday, April 29

BOXING
[Television]Mover vs. Bahama, middles, 10 rds., Portland, Oregon, 10 p.m. (ABC).

HORSE SHOW
Spindletop Charity Show, Beaumont, Texas.

TENNIS
Pro Tour, Minneapolis.

Thursday, April 30

BASEBALL
[Network radio]Washington at Detroit, 1:20 p.m. (Mutual).

GOLF
Colonial National Inv., $25,000, Ft. Worth (through May 3).

*See local listing