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January 31, 1955 | Volume 2, Issue 5

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Jill Kinmont Cover - Sports Illustrated January 31, 1955

January 31, 1955
A salute from the editors to men and women of all ages who have fairly earned the good opinion of the world of sport, if not its tallest headlines

January 31, 1955
'THE MAN WHO LEADS WILL LOSE'

January 31, 1955

January 31, 1955 | Robert Coughlan

January 31, 1955 | Robert Coughlan
Although at present Seattle is not a major boxing center, in the 1930s it was the middleweight capital of the world. The championship changed hands four times in 35 months in the same Seattle...

January 31, 1955 | Robert Coughlan
In forthcoming issues SI will continue its examination of boxing's dirty business and will suggest some ways and means of cleaning it up

January 31, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
ED CONLIN, co-captainFordham UniversityNew York, N.Y."Certainly. This rule would end the biggest spectator gripe, fouling. The team behind can get the ball without knocking opponents down or...

January 31, 1955 | Roy McHugh

January 31, 1955 | Paul R. Walker

January 31, 1955 | Rex Stanley
Men of ingenuity are licking "winterkill" which suffocates the fish in frozen lakes

January 31, 1955 | John O'Reilly
In defense of the put-upon woodchuck, which must no longer be called a bum on February 2

January 31, 1955 | Reginald Wells

January 31, 1955 | Reginald Wells
The fox is a vagabond and a thief. Unlike those who hunt him, he is not a sportsman, but is a mean, cunning killer who pounces upon his prey by stealth. The more a fox is hunted the more he learns...

January 31, 1955 | Reginald Wells
The exact date when hunt clubs started using sporting buttons is not known, but the style originated in England and was believed to have been taken up in this country sometime after the sport...

January 31, 1955 | Reginald Wells
These members of the Cheshire Hunt in Pennsylvania illustrate some of the different, but traditionally correct, styles of hunting clothes. Mr. Reeve wears a gray derby, tweed coat and cord...

January 31, 1955 | Reginald Wells
Fox hunting attire and appointments differ little in cost, whether for men or women. But a considerable investment is needed (above). An informal wardrobe plus other items brings outlay to about...

January 31, 1955 | Reginald Wells
DO'S

January 31, 1955 | Harry Phillips
During the 10 days ending last Sunday the big pins were toppling more consistently in the Chicago Coliseum than anywhere else in the U.S. The nation's leading bowlers were throwing their best...

January 31, 1955
At the training camp for Olympic ski prospects in Sun Valley this month, everyone was watching Jill Kinmont (left). She was worth it. Last year, at 18, she became the only person ever to win the...

January 31, 1955
Haiti today is a fascinating product of a long and bloody history. Discovered by Columbus, it was a frequent port of call for buccaneers. After the Spaniards all but exterminated the Indian...

January 31, 1955 | John Bentley

January 31, 1955 | Joe Belfore
Most golfers are afraid of sand traps; yet, once you understand the technique of playing from sand, it is really not fearsome at all. The trap shot is played with a sand iron and is executed with...

January 31, 1955 | Albion Hughes
His name is Boston Doge, and outside of New England he was totally unknown. Now at Hialeah he's the hottest horse around

January 31, 1955 | Victor Kalman

January 31, 1955
[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO

January 31, 1955
RECORD BREAKERS

January 31, 1955
EAST

January 31, 1955 | Compiled by BILL WALLACE
A late roundup of snow conditions in America from a picked group of local skiers

January 31, 1955 | Compiled by ED ZERN
A digest of last-minute reports from fishermen and other unreliable sources

January 31, 1955
1—Odhams Press, Sam Nocella, U.P.4—Mark Kauffman14—I.N.P., A.P. (4)15-17—drawings by Ajay18—Philadelphia Evening Bulletin19—I.N.P., U.P., A.P.20—Hy Peskin21—Robert W. Kelley22, 23—lt., Ralph...

January 31, 1955 | Grace Naismith
A relative recalls Dr. James Naismith as a preacher without a pastorate. His message was basketball, and it has traveled around the world for its inventor

January 31, 1955
Sirs: ...As I am a member of the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, I realize there is nothing we can do about the peoples of other lands, but for Heaven's sake, keep this horrible...