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January 24, 1955 | Volume 2, Issue 4

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Doris Hedberg Cover - Sports Illustrated January 24, 1955

January 24, 1955
A salute to those who have earned the good opinion of the world of sport, if not yet its tallest headlines

January 24, 1955 | William Faulkner
Nobel Prize Novelist William Faulkner last week saw his first hockey game. He was SI's guest at Madison Square Garden, where Montreal played the new York Rangers. Afterward Faulkner recorded these...

January 24, 1955

January 24, 1955
MIDSUMMER MADNESS IS AN OLD STORY BUT PEOPLE LIKEWISE DO STRANGE THINGS IN WINTER; HEREWITH THREE PAGES OF EXAMPLES...

January 24, 1955 | Herbert Warren Wind
At his Camp David retreat, President Eisenhower pursues his favorite sport on a unique four-hole, one-green layout

January 24, 1955 | Robert Coughlan

January 24, 1955 | Robert Coughlan
This article, based on original manuscripts submitted by Managers Caustin, Frazier and Rettman, was prepared by ROBERT COUGHLAN, with the assistance ot SAM WELLES, chief of SI's Chicago Bureau,...

January 24, 1955 | Robert Coughlan
Among the first fighters managed by James D. Norris Jr., who now says he never managed any, was Bill Treest. Charles Caustin, left in picture at top, discovered Treest (third from left). When the...

January 24, 1955 | Wolfgang Lert
Free instruction combined with deep powder snow has produced a crop of coming champions in the West's small mountain towns

January 24, 1955 | John Bentley
It sounds like fun—but in the touchy sports car world that new model may be hot in more ways than one

January 24, 1955 | Horace Sutton
From snowplanes in Wyoming to buffalo-skin parties in the Laurentians, resorts this year are offering skiers more than ever before—including even skiing

January 24, 1955
You don't have to be a musical comedy man or own a yacht to follow this year's most versatile clothing revival—the blazer

January 24, 1955
In the lush country 14 miles north of Tallahassee, Fla. stands the vision conjured up by the words "an old Southern plantation": a gleaming, pillared mansion flanked by great trees and overlooking...

January 24, 1955 | Harry Phillips
We've had more than 4,000 requests for color prints of the African wild animal pictures which appeared in the Dec. 6 issue of SI—and many of you have asked, in one way or another, "Who is Ylla,...

January 24, 1955 | Gerald Astor

January 24, 1955 | Gerald Astor
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January 24, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
MOON MULLINS, Director of AthleticsKansas State"Yes. The NCAA has done a wonderful job without knowing the answers. It deserves all the credit in the world. But you can't stop progress and, in the...

January 24, 1955 | David Mayer

January 24, 1955
In winning title they ended four-year reign by the U.S.

January 24, 1955
Until early March, in gymnasiums and arenas from the East Coast to Kansas and Texas, visiting Swedes will be moving gracefully and with a mission: to reawaken U.S. interest in gymnastics. It has...

January 24, 1955

January 24, 1955
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January 24, 1955
[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO:

January 24, 1955
1—Bob Mordane-St. Petersburg Times, University of North Carolina4—Rapho-Guillumette5—Roberts photo by Ralph K. Lawrence15—Henri Cartier-Bresson from Magnum16-18—drawings by Ajay19—Robert...

January 24, 1955 | Compiled by BILL WALLACE
A late roundup of snow conditions in America from picked local skiers.

January 24, 1955 | The Know-It-All
More than speedIce hockey is one of the fastest of all games, and to many people it is exciting simply because of the speed and action involved. Basically, the purpose of the two opposing teams is...

January 24, 1955 | Joe Novak
In golf, all the power generated by the body action must reach the club through the action of the hands. Many beginners fail to get the left hand placed properly and comfortably on the club. In...

January 24, 1955
Sirs:I was disgusted by article by Robt. Hall on NCAA (SI, Jan. 3). I am the low man on the totem pole, entirely ignored by Mr. Hall, the man who watches football on TV. I live 35 miles from...

January 24, 1955
THE BATTLE OF THE ALLEYS: BOWLING'S GREAT ALL-STAR TOURNAMENT IN CHICAGOThis annual classic is one of the two major bowling competitions of the U.S. VICTOR KALMAN reports the strikes, spares,...

January 24, 1955 | Herbert Warren Wind
The Detroit Red Wings moved into first place in the National Hockey League this week—as usual their key man is the quiet Saskatooner, the great Gordie Howe

January 24, 1955 | Herbert Warren Wind
Red Kelly (right) and Gordon Howe catch their breath between turns on the ice. For other color shots of the Wings and their rivals in action, see the following pages.