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FOR THE RECORD
March 19, 1956
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March 19, 1956

For The Record

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BASKETBALL
(Natl. Basketball Assn.)

EASTERN DIVISION

1. Phila.*
W-44; L-26
Pct.: .629

St. L.
97-102

N.Y.
108-87

Bost.
142-120

Roch.
96-111

Syr.
88-99

2. Boston
W-38; L-33
Pct.: .535

N.Y.
99-119

Syr.
111-98

Phila.
120-142

Ft. W.
103-106

St. L.
121-127

3. New York
W-34; L-36
Pct.: .486

Bost.
119-99

Phila.
87-108

Syr.
104-84

Ft. W.
122-96

3. Syracuse
W-34; L-36
Pct.: .486

Bost.
98-111

St. L.
92-88

N.Y.
84-104

Phila.
99-88

WESTERN DIVISION

1. Ft. Wayne*
W-37; L-34
Pct.: .521

Minn.
95-98,
100-82

Bost.
106-103

N.Y.
96-122

2. St. Louis
W-33; L-37
Pct.: .471

Phila.
102-97

Roch.
96-89

Syr.
88-92

Minn.
103-102
105-97

Bost.
127-121

3. Minn.
W-31; L-39
Pct.: .443

Ft. W.
98-95,
82-100

St. L.
102-103
97-105

Roch.
126-98

4. Rochester
W-31; L-41
Pct.: .431

St. L.
89-96

Phila.
111-96

Minn.
98-126

*Clinched title

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AUTO RACING
Maurice Trintignant, France, 227.2-m. Grand Prix of Dakar, in 1:48.47.1 in 3-liter Ferrari, Dakar, French W. Africa.

BOWLING

(Southern Bowling Congress tournament, New Orleans)

Joe Burnett, Houston, all-events scratch title, with 1,845.
Spencer O'Neil, Atlanta, all-events handicap title, with 1,977.
Frank Vowell, Hattiesburg, Miss., singles title, with 716.
Buddy Pyeatt and Johnny Swink, Fayetteville, Ark., doubles title, with 1,305.
Southern Latex Corp., Atlanta, team title, with 3,087.

(Natl. Duckpin match game championship, New Haven, Conn.)
Jim Wolfensberger, Hagerstown, Md., with 163-24 pts.

BOXING

John L. Sullivan, 10-round split decision over Jackie La Bua, middleweights, Syracuse, N.Y.
Joey Giardello, 10-round decision over Hurley Sanders, middleweights, Paterson, N.J.
Ludwig Lightburn, 10-round decision over Hocine Khalfi, lightweights, New York.

HORSE RACING
PORTERHOUSE: $27,250 Santa Barbara Handicap, 1 1/16 m., by 3/4 length, in 1:43, Santa Anita. Eddie Arcaro up.

MOTORCYCLING

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