SI Vault
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS

April 04, 1955 | Volume 2, Issue 14

Previous Previous
Ben Hogan Cover - Sports Illustrated April 04, 1955

April 04, 1955

April 04, 1955
The Masters tournament at Augusta marks the coming of spring and is an annual flowering of golf at its best

April 04, 1955 | Herbert Warren Wind

April 04, 1955 | Herbert Warren Wind
Each of the 18 holes of the Augusta National Golf Course bears the name of the predominant flower, shrub or tree that fringes its fairway or green area. Contrary to legend, none of the holes is a...

April 04, 1955 | Herbert Warren Wind
To qualify for an invitation to the Masters, a golfer must have gained one of several set distinctions. In terms of this year's events, the following players are eligible:

April 04, 1955
'INTO THE STRETCH...'Driving hard in the mud at Gulfstream Park, William Woodward Jr.'s willful Wunderkind Nashua (second from left in this photograph of the field of nine by Bill Kuenzel) moves...

April 04, 1955 | Jong Yong Pak

April 04, 1955 | Robert Coughlan

April 04, 1955 | John O'Reilly
Trouble-making raccoons are raiding peaceful citizens again, tipping garbage pails and short-circuiting communities with their high jinks on power lines

April 04, 1955

April 04, 1955 | John Bentley
A husky and handsome machine gets the jump on the industry by combining the highest power rating with the performance of a true sporting automobile

April 04, 1955 | John Bentley
Acceleration through gears(Low) 0—30 mph: 4.0 sees.(Low) 0—60 mph: 9.5 sees.(Low) 0—75 mph: 13.8 sees.(Drive to Low) 30—60 mph: 5.8 secs.Maximum speed obtained 115 mphMaximum speed (estimated @...

April 04, 1955 | Bill Mauldin
It crops up in your engine, says SI's Sunday Pilot, when you realize there's no place to land. Happily, it also affects Viking-minded wives

April 04, 1955 | Bill Mauldin
Twenty-four years ago this week Knute Rockne, en route to Los Angeles to make a motion picture, died in a tragic airplane crash near Bazaar, Kan. With his death football lost a witty wizard who as...

April 04, 1955
The knitted sport shirt—launched on the Riviera in 1923 by the Prince of Wales—will be everywhere under the sun this year, shrinkproofed, stretchproofed, ablaze with stripes

April 04, 1955 | Furman Bisher
In St. Pete, Eddie Stanky tells Furman Bisher (right): "I've got no problems—just concerns"

April 04, 1955 | Budd Schulberg
On the campus, boxing is still a sport

April 04, 1955 | Robert N. Bavier Jr.
The sleek Century Coronado is handsome—and does, too

April 04, 1955 | Whitney Tower
At Gulfstream, Nashua answered a telephoned question

April 04, 1955
12-14—drawings by Ajay19—Peter Stackpole-LIFE, I.N.P.23—Dusty Rhoads24, 25—Bill Kuenzel-Miami Herald34—drawings by Jack Kunz40—Joe Clark45—Wide World48—Marion Johnson49—I.N.P.51—Bill...

April 04, 1955 | Lee Griggs
Competitive diving is among the most beautiful of all sports to watch, yet one of the most difficult to master. It takes years of intense training to reach the top and more to stay there

April 04, 1955 | David Richardson

April 04, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
JAMES H. BOYCE, Baton Rouge, La.Machine distributor"I admire skin-divers who brave the dangers of the ocean. But on the Mississippi, where the jewfish is tough to catch, the boys really have it...

April 04, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
Do the Olympic Games tend to promote international good will? (Asked at Vienna, Austria)

April 04, 1955 | Mike Turnesa
What makes a golfer "hit" with his body instead of his hands is lack of feel at the top of the backswing. "Feel," of course, is something you cannot teach. The best a teaching pro can do is to try...

April 04, 1955
The 1949 Turin soccer team was the pride of Italy, its death a national tragedy

April 04, 1955
[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES ARE E.S.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

April 04, 1955
Sirs:Yesterday (SI, Mar. 21) about the great days of the old Irish-American Athletic Club took me back to my boyhood when we lived within a few blocks of the clubhouse on 59th Street, and I was a...

April 04, 1955 | Harry Phillips
A publisher is responsible for reporting to his "stockholders"—i.e., the readers—an occasional item on the business side of the ledger; and so recently I mentioned to you SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S...