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June 13, 1955 | Volume 2, Issue 24

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated June 13, 1955

June 13, 1955

June 13, 1955
If Nashua wins the Belmont Stakes this week look for a two-horse match race in August between Nashua and Swaps, the Kentucky Derby winner, for $75,000, winner lake all (see page 20).

June 13, 1955
France's great race, the round-the-clock grind at LeMans, is the most famous sports car competition in the world

June 13, 1955
Experts pick the Germans to win at Le Mans, but competition from Ferraris and Jaguars will be stiff, with engine or driver failure always a threat to all entries

June 13, 1955
PUBLIC ENCLOSURESGRANDSTANDSPITSSTARTTHE WHITE HOUSED'ARNAGE TURNPUBLIC ENCLOSURESMULSANNE TURN (40 mph)TERTRE ROUGE TURN (60 mph)STRAIGHTWAY (150+ mph)PUBLIC ENCLOSURES

June 13, 1955 | Whitney Tower
Washington Park is the agreed track, 1¼ miles the route and $75,000 the proposed purse for a two-horse match race to settle the season's rich 3-year-old championship

June 13, 1955 | Robert Creamer
Skeptics predicted the high-riding Cubs would flop on the road, but Stan Hack's fast-moving youngsters moved into New York, knocked over the Giants and took a firm grip on second place

June 13, 1955
HORSES, HARNESS AND HABERDASHERY

June 13, 1955 | Wallace Stegner

June 13, 1955
The conqueror of Mount Everest takes his two daughters on a Himalayan walking trip and runs across some new evidence of the notorious Abominable Snowman

June 13, 1955 | Walter Bernstein
On the mornings that Mr. Theodore Atkinson of Woodbury, L.I. and Miami Springs, Fla. leaves his home for work, he is usually seen to the door by his wife, who kisses him goodby and perhaps adds a...

June 13, 1955 | Mel Ellis
An early season opening brings spectacular bass fishing to a secluded corner of Wisconsin

June 13, 1955

June 13, 1955 | Herbert Warren Wind
At the Royal Lytham and St. Anne Golf Club, that weather-beaten links off the Irish Sea above Liverpool where Bobby Jones in 1926 captured the first of his three British Opens, Joe Conrad, a...

June 13, 1955 | Herbert Warren Wind
Lieut. Joe Conrad, now stationed at Gary AFB, San Marcus, Texas, is comparatively small (5 feet 8 inches, 155 pounds) as golfers go. Born 25 years ago in San Antonio, Tex., he became a golfer in...

June 13, 1955 | Herbert Warren Wind
Homer Herpel, Webster Groves, Mo. pro, who was scheduled to give some pointers on chipping accuracy in this week's TIP FROM THE TOP, has graciously allowed Herbert Warren Wind to "play through"...

June 13, 1955 | John Bentley
For the last decade intrepid, hungry men, lured by visions of glory and a pot of gold, have been driving the Indianapolis 500 "on ice"—that is, on the absolute, penultimate shred of traction, with...

June 13, 1955 | John Bentley
Chain Reaction began when Ward spun coming out of southeast turn (right) and began to roll. Keller and Boyd collided just short of footbridge (explosion star) when Keller swerved left to avoid...

June 13, 1955 | Budd Schulberg
I'm not sure I should go to this party," I said to my wife. "I have a boxing column due in the morning. Maybe I better stay in and get at it. There's a lot to write about the sporket these days."

June 13, 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;...

June 13, 1955
8—Peter A. Juley & Son12, 14—drawings by Ajay15, 18—Robert Doisneau from Rapho-Guillumette16, 17—Maurice Jarnoux-Paris Match19—map by Fred Eng20—Mark Kauffman, Michael Rougier-LIFE21—Bob...

June 13, 1955 | Robert N. Bavier Jr.
Three proud yawls with a reputation for speed have thrown down their formidable challenges to some of the biggest fleets in the history of modern ocean racing

June 13, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
RICHARD W. CLACRKE, New York CityThe NewsExecutive Editor"Your question implies that the U.S. should frankly subsidize its Olympic team. That would be a very great mistake if we are to observe the...

June 13, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
What is the basic appeal behind professional wrestling?

June 13, 1955
To the eye of the artist, no medieval jouster with visored helmet ever strode out on field of battle with more audacity than the man behind the catcher's mask at the ball park. In his...

June 13, 1955
Most home-practiced masseurs set to massaging with such vigor and verve that they are the ones who wind up with overtaxed muscles. This way everybody loses. The key to an effective rubdown without...

June 13, 1955 | Albert Morehead
HOW GOOD IS IKE'S BRIDGE GAME?

June 13, 1955 | Albert Morehead
"When I redoubled, Ike looked as if he was going to swoon," says General Clark, "but he made seven diamonds, doubled and redoubled." Precautionary measures typical of expert play were required to...

June 13, 1955
[TV]TV[NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES ARE E.D.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

June 13, 1955
Sirs:I have refrained from joining in the discussions of Belmont's gross failure to let a fellow change his mind (always provided he ever wanted to change his mind) about running a horse named...

June 13, 1955
Back at the turn of the century, prominent Chicagoans used to leave work early, hop a train, get off in the prairie north of town and take a 20-minute surrey ride to the Glenview Golf Club for an...

June 13, 1955 | Harry Phillips
For four days beginning next Thursday the world's greatest golfers will play for the United States Golf Association's 55th Open Championship on the lake course of San Francisco's Olympic Country...