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COMING EVENTS August 14 to August 20

Aug. 17, 1959
Aug. 17, 1959

Table of Contents
Aug. 17, 1959

The Big Four
Millions At Stake
Report From Valencia:
Horse Racing
Tip From The Top
Food
Baseball
  • By Robert Boyle

    The Giants' newest Willie is more than just a thunderous hitter. He's cool, man. If the fried chicken and shoot-'em-ups hold out, big league pitching doesn't figure to bother him a bit

Part I: The Great MacPhail
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

COMING EVENTS August 14 to August 20

All times are E.D.T.
[Color Television]Color Television[Television]Television[Network radio]Network radio

This is an article from the Aug. 17, 1959 issue

Friday August 14

BASEBALL

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

(semipro)
[Network radio]National Baseball Congress finals, Wichita, Kans., through Aug. 31 (Mutual, Aug. 17, 18).*

BOXING
[Television][Network radio]Johnson vs. Miteff, heavys, 10 rds., Mad. Sq. Garden, New York, 10 p.m. (NBC).

FOOTBALL
[Television][Network radio]College All-Stars vs. Baltimore Colts, Chicago, 9:30 p.m. (ABC).

HORSE SHOW
Illinois State Fair, Springfield, Ill. (through Aug. 21).

TENNIS
Inter-Zone Davis Cup Final, Chestnut Hill, Mass. (through Aug. 16).

Saturday, August 15

BASEBALL

[Television]Los Angeles at St. Louis, 2:25 p.m. (NBC).
[Television]San Francisco at Chicago, 1:55 p.m. (CBS).
[Network radio]Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 1:20 p.m. (Mutual).

BOATING

World Star champs., Newport Beach, Calif. (through Aug. 22).
Intl. 110 champs., San Diego (through Aug. 22).

FOOTBALL (pro exhibition)

Detroit vs. Chicago Cardinals, Norman, Okla. (N).
Green Bay vs. Chicago Bears, Milwaukee (N).
Philadelphia vs. New York, Hershey, Pa. (N).

HORSE RACING

[Television][Network radio]Saratoga Handicap, $50,000, Saratoga, N.Y. (CBS-TV, NBC-radio).*
Arlington Matron, $50,000, Washington at Arlington Park, Ill.

TENNIS
Wightman Cup Matches, Sewickley, Pa. (also Aug. 16).

Sunday, August 16

BASEBALL

[Television]Boston at New York, 1:55 p.m. (CBS).
[Television]Los Angeles at St. Louis, 2:25 p.m. (NBC).
[Network radio]Cleveland at Detroit, 2:20 p.m. (Mutual).

FOOTBALL (pro exhibition)
Washington at San Francisco.

TENNIS
USLTA Doubles champs., Chestnut Hill, Mass. (through Aug. 23).

Monday, August 17

ARCHERY
Natl. Target Archery tournament, Lancaster, Pa. (through Aug. 21).

BOATING
North American Flying Dutchman champs, and Pan American tryouts, Nantucket, Mass. (through Aug. 23).

HORSE RACING
Diana Handicap, $50,000, Saratoga, N.Y.

(trotters)
Illinois Colt Stake trot, $45,000, Springfield, Ill.
Illinois Colt Stake pace, $50,000, Springfield, Ill.
Illinois Colt Stake trot, $42,000, Springfield, Ill.
Illinois Colt Stake pace, $42,000, Springfield, Ill.

Tuesday, August 18

TENNIS
USLTA Girls' Intersectional Team Matches, Germantown, Pa. (through Aug. 21).

Wednesday, August 19

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

BOXING
[Television]Bassey vs. Moore, feather title bout, 15 rds., Los Angeles, 10 p.m. (ABC).

HORSE RACING
Saratoga Special, $50,000, Saratoga, N.Y.

Thursday, August 20

BOATING
North American Dragon champs, and Pan American tryouts, Chicago (through Aug. 22).

*See local listing