Sport: Scoreboard, may 2, 1955

¶ Thanks to Turf Columnist Evan Shipman's complaint, New York's Metropolitan Jockey Club belatedly arranged to televise its last race of the spring meeting: the $111,700 mile-and-a-furlong Wood Memorial. And thanks to the desperate courage of Belair Stud's big bay colt, Nashua, closing from behind in the final jump to nip Mrs. John W. Galbreath's Summer Tan by a neck, millions of televiewers saw a thriller.

¶ For the first time since the club was formed in a London pub half a century ago, Chelsea's Stamford Bridge soccer team shouldered its way to the...

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