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July 23, 1956
?Quotes of the Week California Governor Goodie Knight, after Southern Cal and California were penalized for overdiligent football practices: "This whole ivory-tower business raises the hackles on my red-blooded neck." He proposed that the four California schools in the conference set up their own league. Retorted Oregon Governor Elmo Smith: "If California standards are incompatible with ours, maybe they should pull out."
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July 23, 1956

Current Week & What's Ahead

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?Quotes of the Week
California Governor Goodie Knight, after Southern Cal and California were penalized for overdiligent football practices: "This whole ivory-tower business raises the hackles on my red-blooded neck." He proposed that the four California schools in the conference set up their own league. Retorted Oregon Governor Elmo Smith: "If California standards are incompatible with ours, maybe they should pull out."

?No-hit Run
Boston left-hander Mel Parnell beat Walt Dropo in a race to first base at Fenway Park to make the final putout in his 4-0 no-hitter against the White Sox, kept running right into the arms of General Manager Joe Cronin, waiting in the clubhouse with a $500 bonus, reward for first Boston no-hitter since 1923.

?Safety First
One of the world's great sport car "races, the grinding Pan-American, which twisted 2,000 tortuous miles from Mexico's southern border at Guatemala to the Texas border on the north and sometimes caused headline casualties, was "suspended indefinitely" by the Mexican government for "purposes of safety."

?Double Victory
Nashua and Swaps, running at opposite ends of the country, scored romping wins in the Monmouth Handicap and Hollywood Gold Cup, increased public hopes for another meeting of the two in the East this fall.

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