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May 16, 1955 | Volume 2, Issue 20

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Bird Watchers Guide Cover - Sports Illustrated May 16, 1955

May 16, 1955 | Harry Phillips
Baseball has become in its more than century-old history the most voluminously reported of all American sports. It has also developed into what may well be the most complicated of all team games,...

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May 16, 1955
California-bred Swaps beat Nashua and won the Derby, but failed to surprise Winning Jockey Willie Shoemaker—"When Nashua came up on us I knew we were going to win," said Willie the Shoe afterward....

May 16, 1955
Few sights are more beautiful than the collected curves of an ocean racer's hull, bared for the spring overhaul

May 16, 1955 | Ezra Bowen
Rising costs of labor and materials for ocean racers have brought a shift in the center of gravity of the boating trade and bred a new kind of yachting gentlemen who prefer power

May 16, 1955 | William Faulkner

May 16, 1955 | Whitney Tower
In the early California dawn just one month ago a golden chestnut 3-year-old colt with the unglamorous name of Swaps showed up for a workout at Hollywood Park. Trainers and clockers knew the colt...

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GOLF WITH MISS ROMACK

May 16, 1955 | John Bentley

May 16, 1955 | Tenzing Norgay
PART IV:

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May 16, 1955 | William H. White
With 45 seconds to work, a cut specialist and his "emergency stuff" can mean the difference between a victory and a defeat

May 16, 1955 | William H. White
The blood vessels above and around the eye—the temporal (left) and supraorbital (right) and their complicated network of branches—are "arterial pumpers" and lie relatively unprotected on a thin...

May 16, 1955 | Budd Schulberg
The english are supposed to be models of restraint, as their American cousins are wielders of hyperbole, but happening to glance at a British sporting journal the other day I saw that the...

May 16, 1955 | Horace Sutton
Everybody wants pool room these days—swimming pools, that is, and you can get them in every shape from kidneys down to pianos

May 16, 1955
Forty years ago this week Regret won the Kentucky Derby—the only filly to win in the 81 runnings of the event. Regret, owned by Harry Payne Whitney, went to the post a favorite, led all the way...

May 16, 1955 | Paul Richards
In the first of a series of articles condensed from his forthcoming book, Modern Baseball Strategy (Prentice-Hall, June 1, $3.95), a great tactician discusses the game's communications system

May 16, 1955 | Paul Richards
INSIDE BASEBALLby PAUL RICHARDS

May 16, 1955 | Robert Creamer
Before the season began the Pittsburgh Pirates were tabbed as a team destined to go nowhere Very far from the cellar in the National League pennant race. Spirited bursts of fine play could be...

May 16, 1955 | Robert Cushman Murphy
The pageant of birds is on again, with all their gaudy springtime transformations. Herewith a sparkling portfolio in color of well-known turncoats contrasting their fall and summer plumages, with...

May 16, 1955 | Robert Cushman Murphy
Dr. Murphy, writer of four books and more than 500 articles, recently retired as Lamont Curator of Birds at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. He has led many field-research...

May 16, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
JOHN L. HORGAN, MiamiNew Terrace Plaza Hotel proprietor"I sang with old John L. Sullivan's revue. That's how far back I go. Jack Johnson was great, but not as great as Sullivan, Joe Louis, Jack...

May 16, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
CCNY President Buell G. Gallagher says: "All big-time college sports are subsidized. Players go to the highest bidder." Do you agree?

May 16, 1955 | Farley Mowat

May 16, 1955 | Farley Mowat
1 Marsh hawk2 Redstart3 Scrub jay4 Evening grosbeak5 Red-bellied woodpecker6 Tree swallow7 Brown thrasher8 Blue grosbeak9 Wood thrush10 Bronzed grackle11 Rosebreasted grosbeak12 Prothonotary...

May 16, 1955 | Compiled by ED ZERN
A digest of last-minute reports from fishermen and other unreliable sources

May 16, 1955
10—drawings by Roy Doty14, 16—drawings by Ajay21—Ross Madden-Black Star22, 23—Whitney Tower28—Fred Lyon from Rapho-Guillumette29, 30—Ormond Gigli from Rapho-Guillumette31—J. C. Meadors32, 33—Mike...

May 16, 1955 | Harry Pezzullo
One of the questions I hear all the time is "How hard should I hit this trap shot?" The way I answer is this: "If you were going to toss the ball underhand up to the pin from that spot, how hard...

May 16, 1955
Matchwit is the only duet crossword in the world. To solve it, couples may sit opposite each other at a card table or well-balanced lapboard. At the signal, both contestants start solving. The...

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[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES ARE E.D.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

May 16, 1955
Sirs:It was a pleasure to discover in successive instalments of SI that Tenzing's story of his young manhood in Nepal (SI, April 25) was as vivid and moving as the story of his victory over...

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A salute to some who have earned the good opinion of the world of sport, if not its tallest headlines