Search

COMING EVENTS June 12 to June 18

June 15, 1959
June 15, 1959

Table of Contents
June 15, 1959

What To Call Him?
Boxing's Dirty Business
Mantle
  • The great slump ended when Mickey Mantle stopped playing ball like an $80,000-a-year resident of Easy Street. His blazing bat and fiery base running woke up the Yankees

Wonderful World Of Sport
Agony And Upsets
Field Dogs
  • Pictured on these pages in the poses characteristic of their performances in the field are the 22 most popular sporting dogs in America today. Each is an expert in his particular phase of hunting, but, like any expert, each must be trained to use his instinctive abilities with maximum efficiency. In this issue Sports Illustrated begins a four-part series that will teach you how to train your dog to hunt in the field

Food
Horse Racing
Baseball
Johnson
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

COMING EVENTS June 12 to June 18

All limes are E.D.T.

This is an article from the June 15, 1959 issue

[Color television]Color television [Television]Television [Network radio]Network radio

Friday, June 12

BASEBALL (college)
Natl. Collegiate champs., Omaha (through June 17).

(pro)
[Network radio]Milwaukee at Chicago, 2:50 p.m. (Mutual).

BOXING
[Television][Network radio]Lane vs. Ortiz, jr. welter title bout, 12 rds., Mad. Sq. Garden, New York, 10 p.m. (NBC).

HUNT RACING
Hurdle race, River Downs, Cincinnati.

TRACK & FIELD

Natl. Collegiate champs., Lincoln, Neb. (also June 13).
USAF champs., final day, Denver.
All-Army champs., Ft. Lee, Va. (also June 13).
All-Marine Corps champs., Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Saturday, June 13

AUTO RACING
Kentucky Derby Road Races, Louisville (also June 14).

BASEBALL

[Television]Milwaukee at Chicago, 1:55 p.m. (CBS).
[Television]Los Angeles at Pittsburgh, 1:30 p.m. (NBC).
[Network radio]Cleveland at Washington, 1:50 p.m. (Mutual).

BOATING
Protection Island Ocean Sailing Race, Tri-island series, Seattle (also June 14).

(crew)
Harvard vs. Yale, New London, Conn.

GAMES
Natl. Wheelchair Games, Queens, N.Y. (also June 14).

GOLF

[Television][Network radio]The National Open, final day, Mamaroneck, N.Y. (NBC).*
Natl. Pee Wee champs., Orlando, Fla. (also June 14).

HORSE RACING

[Television]The Belmont, $125,000, Belmont Park, New York, 4:30 p.m. (CBS).
Citation Handicap, $50,000, Balmoral at Washington Park, Ill.
Kent, $25,000, Delaware Park, Delaware.

(trotters)
Washington Cup trot, $10,000, Laurel, Md.

Sunday, June 14

AUTO RACING
USAC Big Car champ. series, Langhorne, Pa.

BASEBALL

[Television]Los Angeles at Pittsburgh, 12:55 p.m. (NBC).
[Television]Detroit at New York, 1:55 p.m. (CBS).
[Network radio]Kansas City at Boston, 2 p.m. (Mutual).

BOATING
Thousand Island Intl. Outboard Marathon, Alexandria Bay, N.Y.

GOLF
Apawamis Pro-Am Tournament, United Hospital Benefit, Rye, N.Y.

WALKING
Natl. 20-km. champs., Baltimore.

Monday, June 15

GOLF
Women's Collegiate Tournament, Chapel Hill, N.C. (through June 19).

HORSE RACING (trotters)
Reading Futurity trot, $17,500, Laurel, Md.

TENNIS
USLTA Interscholastic champs., Charlottesville, Va. (through June 20).

Tuesday, June 16

BASEBALL
[Network radio]Pittsburgh at Chicago, 2:50 p.m. (Mutual).

GOLF
NAIA champs., Quincy, Ill. (through June 19).

Wednesday, June 17

BASEBALL
[Network radio]Chicago at New York, 1:50 p.m. (Mutual).

BOXING
[Television]Akins vs. Rodriguez, welters, 10 rds., Miami Beach, Fla., 10 p.m. (ABC).

Thursday, June 18

BASEBALL
[Network radio]Chicago at New York, 1:50 p.m. (Mutual).

GOLF
Canadian Open champs., Montreal (through June 21).

*See local listing