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ABC SportsThe Rise and Fall of Network Sports Television$

Travis Vogan

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780520292956

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520292956.001.0001

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(p.231) Appendix One Wide World of Sports Inaugural Season Schedule, 1961

(p.231) Appendix One Wide World of Sports Inaugural Season Schedule, 1961

ABC Sports

Travis Vogan

University of California Press

April 29

University of Pennsylvania Relays, Philadelphia, PA Drake University Relays, Des Moines, IA

May 6

Syracuse University Old Timers Football Game, Syracuse, NY University of Oklahoma Old Timers Football Game, Norman, OK

May 13

Professional Bowlers Association World Championship, Paramus, NJ

May 20

FA Cup Soccer Championship, London, England

May 27

Indianapolis 500 Time Trials, Indianapolis, IN

June 3

World Championship professional tennis, Mexico City, Mexico

June 10

Canada Cup Golf Championship, Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico

June 17

Le Mans Grand Prix, Le Mans, France

June 24

National AAU Track Meet, New York, NY

July 1

Men’s Softball All-Star Game, Clearwater, FL National AAU Track Meet, New York, NY

July 8

Masters Water Skiing Tournament, Pine Mountain, GA Daytona “Firecracker 250” stock car race, Daytona Beach, FL

July 15

National Gymnastics Championships, Dallas, TX

July 22

US-USSR track and field meet, Moscow, USSR

July 29

Japanese All-Star baseball game, Nagoya, Japan

August 5

Cheyenne “Frontier Days” Rodeo, Cheyenne, WY

August 12

World Hydroplane Championships, Seattle, WA National AAU Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, Philadelphia, PA

August 19

Arnold Palmer vs. Gary Player golf match, St. Andrews, Scotland

August 26

National AAU Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships, Los Angeles, CA

September 2

World Water Ski Championships, Long Beach, CA

September 9

Inside Pro Football—AFL Game, San Diego, CA