Tops in Sports

November 1, 1960 to October 13, 1961
60 episodes known to exist
Tops in Sports was a sports radio show which ran from November 1, 1960 to October 13, 1961.
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Radio series often ran for multiple seasons and/or through many incarnations with different radio networks, sponsors, cast/crew, and revivals after many years.
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Dates
Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
1
November 1, 1960 - August 15, 1961
Tops in Sports
42
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2
September 4, 1961 - October 13, 1961
Tops in Sports
18
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Tops in Sports
November 1, 1960 - August 15, 1961
42 episodes known to exist
Host: Harry Wismer
Producer: Gene Kirby
Writer: Arthur Susskind Jr.
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
November 1, 1960 
Oscar Peterson 
 
15:00 
November 8, 1960 
Gene Tunney 
 
15:00 
November 15, 1960 
Mike Souchak 
 
15:00 
November 22, 1960 
Wilt Chamberlain 
 
15:00 
November 29, 1960 
Harvey Haddix 
 
15:00 
December 6, 1960 
John Thomas 
 
15:00 
December 13, 1960 
Art Wall 
 
15:00 
December 20, 1960 
Peen Ree Reese 
 
15:00 
December 27, 1960 
Ted Williams 
 
15:00 
10 
January 3, 1961 
Sammy Bough 
 
15:00 
11 
January 10, 1961 
Eddie Arcaro 
 
15:00 
12 
January 17, 1961 
Billy Cannon 
 
15:00 
13 
January 24, 1961 
Sam Jones 
 
15:00 
14 
January 31, 1961 
Don Drysdale 
 
15:00 
15 
February 7, 1961 
Dick Groat 
 
15:00 
16 
February 14, 1961 
Floyd Patterson 
 
15:00 
17 
February 21, 1961 
Jimmy Piersall 
 
15:00 
18 
February 28, 1961 
Stan Musial 
 
15:00 
19 
March 7, 1961 
Ben Hogan 
 
15:00 
20 
March 14, 1961 
Vernon Law 
 
15:00 
21 
March 21, 1961 
Elroy Face 
 
15:00 
22 
March 28, 1961 
Danny Murtaugh 
 
15:00 
23 
April 4, 1961 
Jack Twyman 
 
15:00 
24 
April 11, 1961 
Roger Maris 
 
15:00 

 
25 
April 18, 1961 
Bill Hartack 
 
15:00 
26 
April 25, 1961 
Dempsey-Firpo 
 
15:00 
27 
May 2, 1961 
Harvey Kuenn 
 
15:00 
28 
May 9, 1961 
Bobby Layne 
 
15:00 
29 
May 16, 1961 
Warren Spahn 
 
15:00 
30 
May 23, 1961 
Cuck Connors 
 
15:00 
31 
May 30, 1961 
Gene Sarazen 
 
15:00 
32 
June 6, 1961 
Frank Frisch 
 
15:00 

 
33 
June 13, 1961 
Brooks Robinson 
 
15:00 
34 
June 20, 1961 
Rodger Bannister 
 
15:00 
35 
June 27, 1961 
Joe Garagiola 
 
15:00 
36 
July 4, 1961 
Yogi Berra 
 
15:00 
37 
July 11, 1961 
Ford Frick 
 
15:00 
38 
July 18, 1961 
Don Budge 
 
15:00 
39 
July 25, 1961 
Gil Hodges 
 
15:00 
40 
August 1, 1961 
Chubby Feeney 
 
15:00 
41 
August 8, 1961 
Jim Piersall 
 
15:00 
42 
August 15, 1961 
Bill Rigney 
 
15:00 
Tops in Sports
September 4, 1961 - October 13, 1961
18 episodes known to exist
Host: Harry Wismer
Producer: Gene Kirby
Writer: Arthur Susskind Jr.
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
43 
September 4, 1961 
Hank Bauer 
 
5:00 

 
44 
September 6, 1961 
Ed Lopat 
 
5:00 

 
45 
September 8, 1961 
Dick Groat 
 
5:00 

 
46 
September 11, 1961 
Ralph Houk 
 
5:00 

 
47 
September 13, 1961 
Wilma Rudolph 
 
5:00 

 
48 
September 15, 1961 
Whitey Ford 
 
5:00 

 
49 
September 18, 1961 
Bob Scheffing 
 
5:00 

 
50 
September 20, 1961 
George Weiss 
 
5:00 

 
51 
September 22, 1961 
Tom Harp 
 
5:00 

 
52 
September 25, 1961 
Archie Moore 
 
5:00 

 
53 
September 27, 1961 
Sammy Baugh 
 
5:00 

 
54 
September 29, 1961 
Joe Lapchik 
 
5:00 

 
55 
October 2, 1961 
Eddie Stanky 
 
5:00 

 
56 
October 4, 1961 
Max Carey 
 
5:00 

 
57 
October 6, 1961 
Wade Hoyt 
 
5:00 

 
58 
October 9, 1961 
Bill Carey 
 
5:00 

 
59 
October 11, 1961 
Joe Dimaggio 
 
5:00 

 
60 
October 13, 1961 
Kirby Higbe 
 
5:00 

 
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