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Replay 35 Years Ago in Sports Illustrated
Edited by Steve Wulf
May 06, 1991
The fisherman on our April 30, 1956, cover was Lavant Egan of Maple, Wis. In that issue, Jim Murray profiled a more prominent water sportsman: sailor Humphrey Bogart. Explaining why she didn't like to sail on his 55-foot yacht, the Santana, Bogie's wife, Lauren Bacall, said, "I think the Queen Elizabeth is just the right-size boat." We also ran a photo of chess whiz Bobby Fischer, then 13.
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May 06, 1991

Replay 35 Years Ago In Sports Illustrated

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The fisherman on our April 30, 1956, cover was Lavant Egan of Maple, Wis. In that issue, Jim Murray profiled a more prominent water sportsman: sailor Humphrey Bogart. Explaining why she didn't like to sail on his 55-foot yacht, the Santana, Bogie's wife, Lauren Bacall, said, "I think the Queen Elizabeth is just the right-size boat." We also ran a photo of chess whiz Bobby Fischer, then 13.

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