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September 06, 1954 | Volume 1, Issue 4

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Gib Wolf Cover - Sports Illustrated September 06, 1954

September 06, 1954 | Harry Phillips
Who was the third man? When I was looking over the lead story in our first issue, the third man in our picture (above) of Bannister and Landy caught my eye. I was delighted to learn that he was...

September 06, 1954 | Herbert Warren Wind

September 06, 1954 | Herbert Warren Wind
Arnold Palmer: Born in Youngstown, Pa., Sept. 10, 1929, the son of the pro at the Latrobe Golf Club. After graduating from Latrobe High in 1947, attended Wake Forest College and put in three-year...

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Watch the guards,The experts say;They're the tip-offTo the play.

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Color photographs by Mark Kauffman show what it is like to stand up against Robin Roberts

September 06, 1954 | Jimmy Jemail
The Answers:

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THE BIG STICK

September 06, 1954 | Alice Wagner/Editor, Popular Dogs
Sought after as show dog or family pet, the versatile poodle has now become the tenth most popular breed in the U.S.

September 06, 1954 | Alice Wagner/Editor, Popular Dogs
EARS set low, preferably at eye levelNECK clean, fairly long, slightly arched; blending into long sloping shoulders well laid backBACK short, strong, slightly hollowedTAIL high-set, carried...

September 06, 1954 | Alice Wagner/Editor, Popular Dogs
ARTURO TOSCANINISIR WINSTON CHURCHILLELIZABETH TAYLORMR. AND MRS. FREDRIC MARCHJUAN PERON

September 06, 1954 | Alice Wagner/Editor, Popular Dogs
PUPPY OR WORKINGCONTINENTALENGLISH SADDLEROYAL DUTCH

September 06, 1954 | Harvey Knox

September 06, 1954 | Herman Hickman
That's the formation most teams use now. Here's how it works

September 06, 1954 | Herman Hickman
IN QUICK OPENER(No. 1) quarterback hands ball to halfback who goes inside or outside of tackle.

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It will make you healthy, might make you wealthy, and surely will keep you trim. The nutritionists wish Mom would get up and get it

September 06, 1954 | John Bentley
The impecunious amateur in the home-tuned MG needs a subsidy

September 06, 1954 | John Bentley
MISGUIDED INDIANThis athlete was so much better at passing a ball than hitting one that the Cardinals' Joe Medwick cracked: "I hope he hasn't sold his football uniform." He hadn't. Giving up his...

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Yachtsmen of the Off Soundings Club are as serious a crew of sailors as ply the waters of the Eastern seaboard. The June regatta on Long Island Sound attracted the tiny 19-foot transatlantic...

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Herewith a salute from the editors to men and women of all ages who have fairly earned the good opinion of the world of sport, regardless of whether they have yet earned its tallest headlines

September 06, 1954 | Duane Decker
The ball boys at Forest Hills have to work hard but it's all in fun and sometimes a lucky retriever is rewarded with the champ's racket

September 06, 1954 | Duane Decker
Most top tennis players wear this lisle shirt designed by the game's great René ("Le Crocodile") Lacoste to stay tucked, neat, cool, action-free. Imported by David Crystal, $8.

September 06, 1954 | Jerome Weidman
In a crisis in the Little League a shy mother abandons a treasured theory to take command

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4-left, United Press; right, Ronald E. Stroud, Associated Press6-European, Theodore J. Brenner7-left, Mark Kauffman & Hank Walker-LIFE; right, Dean Conger-Denver Post, United Press, Associated...

September 06, 1954 | Ernest Havemann
The manager of the pennant-bound Indians has a theory that a good player is a better player if relaxed, and his easy-does-it is doing it.

September 06, 1954 | Ernest Havemann
Alfonso Ramon Lopez: Born in Tampa, Fla., Aug. 20, 1908, of Spanish ancestry and as thoroughly American as pizza, knackwurst and chile con carne.

September 06, 1954 | Hart Stilwell
Texas is kidding hunters with plan that sounds good but won't work

September 06, 1954 | Hart Stilwell
GUN-TOTING JUSTICEA strapping six-footer who enjoys the outdoors, Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the U.S., is a better-than-average marksman. His favorite targets are pheasants, ducks and geese....

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Winslow Homer showed the wild outdoors as he knew and loved it in the 19th Century and set a style that is still in vogue today

September 06, 1954 | Ted Janes
A surf fisherman isn't in the run without his bottle of perfume

September 06, 1954 | Ted Janes
...in California for a goggle-eyed fisherman to spear his quarry unless he is completely submerged. No one may catch a fish barehanded in Kansas, and in dry Oklahoma it is against the law to get a...

September 06, 1954 | Compiled by Ed Zern
A digest of last-minute reports from fishermen and other unreliable sources

September 06, 1954 | Red Smith
This tribute doesn't blink the fact that Tebbetts is an awfully honest man

September 06, 1954 | Albion Hughes
Crevolin told a tape recorder what a lot of people already knew

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•TELEVISED EVENTS: ALL TIMES GIVEN ARE E.D.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

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The President's love of sports is as much a part of his personality as the Eisenhower grin. And whether opponent is par, a rainbow or visiting team, Ike plays hard

September 06, 1954
The Moody-Jacobs tennis match in 1933 caused more controversy than any other women's sports event

September 06, 1954 | Victor Kalman
It means 'Bowling, Inc.' and possibly a good deal more to the U.S.

September 06, 1954 | Victor Kalman
THE DESERT FOXTex Rickard, owner of a Nevada gambling house, began his career as a fight promoter 48 years ago this week. He offered $30,000 in gold or a lightweight title match between champion...

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Food, foul play and fun The bow and arrow is believed to have been invented about 15,000 years ago by a race of people called the Aurignacians. And not for fun, either. The Aurignacians were...

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THE EDITORS YIELDSirs:Here's the real low-down on the winner of the National League pennant. How about publishing this verbatim?

September 06, 1954 | Jimmy Cannon
NEW YORK POST

September 06, 1954
"Will you turn that darn baseball game off?"