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May 30, 1955 | Volume 2, Issue 22

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Herb Score Cover - Sports Illustrated May 30, 1955

May 30, 1955 | Harry Phillips
Recently Sports Illustrated received a request from the United States Information Agency in Washington, who wondered if our staff would prepare a display of photographic panels on the subject of...

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Big league baseball standings began to take on a more familiar look. The New York Yankees and the Cleveland Indians commanded the American League, a game or so apart. The World Champion New York...

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Pitt's deceptive Arnie Sowell floats from obscurity to track fame in one uncanny moment of acceleration

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And the young half-miler has such a big kick that his rival, Norwegian Audun Boysen, says: 'Take care of him—he is your next Olympic champion'

May 30, 1955 | Martin Kane
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May 30, 1955 | Martin Kane
James D. Norris, president of IBC, holder of exclusive contracts with most world champions, multimillionaire pal of hoodlums and murderers.

May 30, 1955
Among many followers of sport the word "amateur" implies a halfhearted performance—the greatest homage to be paid to an athlete is, "He plays like an old pro." Upholding the high standards of...

May 30, 1955 | Paul O'Neil
For half a century or more the new colleges of the old West—many of which were wrenching themselves into new educational patterns based on ranching and mining—have submissively copied the...

May 30, 1955 | John Bentley

May 30, 1955 | John Bentley
EVENT—39th Indianapolis '500' big-car racePLACE—Indianapolis Motor Speedway, four miles NW downtown IndianapolisDATE—Monday, May 30TIME—11 a.m., Central Daylight Time. Infield gates open 5...

May 30, 1955 | Robert Shaplen

May 30, 1955 | Robert Shaplen
THE BUTTONED LIP Suspended and in disgrace, Durocher first retreats to the Pacific Coast, then returns to prove his true worth.

May 30, 1955 | Paul Richards
PART III: THE HIT-AND-RUN

May 30, 1955 | Paul Richards
In next week's analysis of baseball strategy, Paul Richards talks about the problems and rewards of choosing the right man in a pinch

May 30, 1955 | Robert Creamer
The rocketing fast balls of two young American League pitchers—Bob Turley of the New York Yankees and Herb Score of the Cleveland Indians—have aroused an eager sense of anticipation in those...

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May 30, 1955 | Budd Schulberg
For Years I have pored over accounts of the English prize ring bare-knuckle battles and tried to visualize what those fights were like. Daniel Mendoza, the heavyweight champion from the London...

May 30, 1955 | Albion Hughes
When swaps went off to California after showing the best horses in the East how to win the Derby, he did more than disappoint a lot of racing fans who would have liked to see more of him. He fixed...

May 30, 1955 | Robert N. Bavier Jr.
I was quite surprised when I first looked at the plans of Sport Fishing Boats Co.'s 24-foot Striker and saw that she was made of steel. Ordinarily, steel construction in a boat so small would make...

May 30, 1955 | Johnny Revolta
It doesn't happen very often but every now and then you hear reports that this or that professional purposely played his approach shot to a treacherous green into a greenside trap—in order to be...

May 30, 1955 | Herbert Warren Wind
All the important bunkers on the Old Course at St. Andrews have been accorded individual names. There is Hell Bunker—which explains itself—and Cockle Bunker, shaped roughly like a cockle shell,...

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Thirty years ago this Week, Lou Gehrig, a strapping young man only a couple of years out of Columbia University, batted for Peewee Wanninger, Yankee shortstop. He failed to get a hit. Next day...

May 30, 1955 | Victor Kalman
THERE COMES A TIME—the fractional instant before he releases a ball which means triumph or defeat in an important national tournament—when a bowler faces his "moment of truth." At stake is not his...

May 30, 1955 | Paul R. Walker
New developments in the lever action are bringing America's favorite rifle, often criticized as old-fashioned, to the front rank as a big-game weapon

May 30, 1955 | Compiled by ED ZERN
SO—season opened (or opens); SC—season closed (or closes).C—clear water; D—water dirty or roily; M—water muddy. N—water at normal height; SH—slightly high; H—high; VH—very high; L—low; R—rising;...

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10—Maria La Yacona14-16—drawings by Ajay21—Neil Clemans-Los Angeles Mirror23—INP, AP (2)24—Bernard Newman-Scope, Richard Meek26—John G. Zimmerman27—A. Y. Owen (2), John G....

May 30, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
LOWELL THOMAS, Pawling, N.Y.Narrator and explorer"Fright depends on thought. If you've no time to think you are not afraid. Danger is not a thing long drawn out. Two Frenchmen and I crashed in a...

May 30, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
Is Babe Didrikson the greatest all-around athlete of all time?

May 30, 1955 | Wilbur Shaw
Indianapolis' greatest driver recalls how he survived one crash and barely missed another in the hair-raising "500" of 1931

May 30, 1955 | Wilbur Shaw
Wilbur Shaw, who finished in eight Indianapolis "500s," was killed in a private plane crash last year. This is an excerpt from his book about his career, "Gentlemen, Start Your Engines," published...

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Sirs:I have a friend who is a better-than-average horse trainer. His reading habits are somewhat circumscribed by professional demands: he reads , the daily paper wherever he is, the , the and...

May 30, 1955
THE MOSSESA zest for horsepower in distinctly different forms has made Stirling and Pat Moss well known to sporting folk in England. Stirling at 25 is a world famed sports car driver, having won...