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June 27, 1955 | Volume 2, Issue 26

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Duke Snider Cover - Sports Illustrated June 27, 1955

June 27, 1955
1955 looks like the Year of the Slugger in the National League as the Dodgers shoot for an all-time homer record

June 27, 1955
Brooklyn's most artful Dodger is hitting better than Mays and many baseball men consider him at least Willie's equal as an outfielder

June 27, 1955 | Herbert Warren Wind

June 27, 1955 | Herbert Warren Wind
In the locker room, Ben Hogan sank heavily on a bench and took a Scotch and water from somebody's hand. It seemed certain that his 287 had clinched his fifth championship. He sipped his drink,...

June 27, 1955 | Herbert Warren Wind
JACK FLECK OF IOWA

June 27, 1955 | Harry Phillips
In eight pages of color next week SPORTS ILLUSTRATED sets sail with the brigantine Yankee on the most recent of her six round-the-world cruises.

June 27, 1955
MOMENTOUS RETURN FOR OLD GRADS

June 27, 1955 | J. P. Marquand

June 27, 1955 | J. P. Marquand
J. P. Marquand, who here begins a whimsical series of letters from various officials of a mythical country club, is America's foremost novelist of manners and morals. His critical and popular...

June 27, 1955 | J. P. Marquand
J. P. Marquand will take up the thorny and very hush-hush question of Happy Knoll's unhappy deficit. Money, anyone?

June 27, 1955 | Ezra Bowen

June 27, 1955 | Ezra Bowen
Design of underside of an outboard racer's hull is key to speed, stability

June 27, 1955 | Roger Bannister

June 27, 1955 | Roger Bannister
"The aim of the athletic coach should not merely be to help his pupil to achieve a set performance in his event, to throw the discus 150 feet or to run a mile in 4 minutes 10 seconds. It should...

June 27, 1955 | Roger Bannister
"The things a man learns for himself he never forgets, and can adapt to many different situations. The things a man does by himself, he does best. Franz Stampfl's greatness as a coach rests on...

June 27, 1955 | Roger Bannister
"I think it is the duty of the coach to encourage resource and initiative in each one of us. We do not want to become identical human beings, the servants of a new totalitarianism. We seek...

June 27, 1955 | Roger Bannister
"Records are the bare bones of athletics, like numbers to a mathematician. Unless given a human touch they have no life, no appeal. Statisticians may juggle with them, some perhaps finding in...

June 27, 1955 | Roger Bannister
"It is still much more reliable to judge an athlete from seeing him run or jump than it is to test his potentialities in a laboratory. If a laboratory forecast were possible there would be hardly...

June 27, 1955 | Robert H. Boyle

June 27, 1955

June 27, 1955 | Byron W. Dalrymple
With trout seasons getting under way over much of the country, an annual complaint is being heard—the fish are too hard to catch. Actually, this is the perennial cry of the novice, for no fish is...

June 27, 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 27, 1955 | John Battini
It is extremely important for any club member to consider and plan each round before he begins it, so that he is psychologically equipped to play the complete 18 holes to the best of his ability....

June 27, 1955
Mankind's most constant complaint, next to an aching back, is that of tired feet. The Greeks had a word for it (kamōn tous podas); and they also had a remedy, a form of massage to ease the pain....

June 27, 1955 | Roy Terrell
June, a tradition-packed month for brides and school children and tarpon fisherman, is also the time of year when the Chicago White Sox make their annual pilgrimage toward the top of the American...

June 27, 1955 | Paul Richards
PART V: BASE-RUNNING STRATEGY

June 27, 1955 | Victor Kalman
Except for the eastern match game championships this weekend and a few sweepstakes, the 1954-55 season had become history by last week. American Bowling Congress officials were writing $428,333...

June 27, 1955 | John Bentley
The decision of the French government, after the appalling Le Mans disaster, to suspend road racing until a new set of international rules can be worked out is commendable, but it does not strike...

June 27, 1955
Twenty-one years ago this week Princeton's Bill Bonthron outran Glenn Cunningham at Milwaukee and set a new world's record for 1,500 meters: 3:48.8. With a hundred yards to go, Bonthron trailed by...

June 27, 1955 | Horace Sutton
Plastered against the seaside wall of a southern Italian mountainside are four of the world's most romantic retreats

June 27, 1955
The people who play on the Amalfi Drive have a look as distinctive as the scenery, compounded of classical Italian features and a flair for wearing play clothes. With Antonio del Balzo on the...

June 27, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
LT. GEN. BLACKSHEAR M. BRYAN JR.Superintendent U.S. Military Academy,West Point"Yes. There are many fine women riders. They often beat the top men riders in the National Horse Show, where control...

June 27, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
A special Fourth of July question

June 27, 1955
A rookie 33 years ago pitched the majors' last perfect game

June 27, 1955
2—Irving Johnson10-12—drawings by Ajay13-15—Mark Kauffman16—Hy Peskin17—U.P.20, 21, 23—Fred Lyon from Rapho-Guillumette24—top, Harris & Ewing25—top, Sol Goldberg26, 27—Art Rogers-Los Angeles...

June 27, 1955
[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO

June 27, 1955
Sirs:The article by Wallace Stegner, (SI, June 13), is greatly appreciated.

June 27, 1955
The six beaming youngsters lined up on a Florida springboard are known across their home state as the "Six Swimming Sheas." Children of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Shea of St. Petersburg, they normally...

June 27, 1955

June 27, 1955
London Tennis Championships at Queen's Club, traditional prelude to Wimbledon, were won by Australia's little left-hander, Ken Rosewall, and that hardy U.S. perennial, Louise Brough of Beverly...