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July 11, 1955 | Volume 3, Issue 2

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Yogi Berra Cover - Sports Illustrated July 11, 1955

July 11, 1955
A sailplane pilot soars through a wide, noiseless world, forever searching for the free power to keep him there

July 11, 1955 | Coles Phinizy
Flapping and flopping for a thousand years in imitation of eagles, crows, beetles and fish, man finally found his way into the air. In sailplanes he now flies well and high with very little fuss...

July 11, 1955 | Fred Tupper
Tony Trabert becomes a great champion and two determined women play a match that will live long in the memory of tennis at Wimbledon

July 11, 1955 | Harry Phillips
Bill Talbert's article in this issue on the championships at Wimbledon emphasizes again that reporting the world of sport means also reporting the sport of the world. And this, in turn, means travel.

July 11, 1955 | William F. Talbert
The U.S. Davis Cup captain, a Wimbledon witness, reveals the young Cincinnatian finally capturing the world's most coveted tennis title

July 11, 1955
SAILING DOWN UNDERAustralian yachtsmen in search of perilous sport crowd 1,640 square feet of sail on 18-foot skiffs and head out into the windswept waters of Sydney harbor. Four to six men are...

July 11, 1955 | David Hulburd

July 11, 1955 | Joan Flynn Dreyspool

July 11, 1955 | J. P. Marquand

July 11, 1955 | Gilbert Paust
Two famous fish, the brook and the lake trout, have been crossbred to produce an exciting newcomer called a wendigo

July 11, 1955 | Gilbert Paust
Canada. Herbert Lake, Banff National Park, Alberta. Open season July 15-Sept. 30. Minimum length 8 inches; bag limit 5 a day.

July 11, 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;...

July 11, 1955

July 11, 1955 | Harry Botsford
Nothing dulls a fishing trip so much as the same fish cooked the same way day after day. Similarly, fish cookery at home is apt to fall into a deadly repetition of tasteless fries.

July 11, 1955 | Budd Schulberg
James W. Carter lost his lightweight title to Bud Smith in Boston a week ago. If the fight was wet around the edges, as some of the fans suspect whenever Jimmy operates, the on-again-off-again...

July 11, 1955
Twenty years ago this week Helen Wills, then Mrs. Moody, won her seventh Wimbledon title by just managing to defeat her long-time court rival. Helen Jacobs, The victory was close enough to squeeze...

July 11, 1955 | Peter Thomson
An extremely critical part of the golf swing—I cannot overstate its importance—is the take-away, the action at the very start of the swing in which the hands take the club back and the swing...

July 11, 1955 | Robert N. Bavier Jr.
Two large bunks, a head, galley and a large cockpit all combined in an attractive 18-foot powerboat? A few years ago this would have been scoffed at as impractical if not impossible. That was...

July 11, 1955 | Robert N. Bavier Jr.
Top view

July 11, 1955
Englishman Teddy Tinling clothed most of the women who played at Wimbledon in dresses that swirled prettily to reveal more lace than Gorgeous Gussie Moran

July 11, 1955 | William H. White
A knee goes in Brooklyn and with it the services, at least for a short time, of the Dodgers' irreplaceable and pennant-producing catcher Roy Campanella

July 11, 1955 | Red Smith

July 11, 1955 | Red Smith
EVENT: 22nd All-Star Game

July 11, 1955
The American League, a constellation of whose great stars are shown performing in color on the next four pages, has traditionally been the show window of power baseball. Its great sluggers—from...

July 11, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
BOB SKENE, Los AngelesOne of the three10-goal players in U.S."Only if polo fields are in centers of cities and easily reached. In Buenos Aires and Calcutta, where I have played, they draw...

July 11, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
In a match race between Swaps and Nashua, which horse would win?

July 11, 1955
In his 20th year in the big leagues Ty Cobb (right) broke loose one day to set a new batting record

July 11, 1955
[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES ARE E.D.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

July 11, 1955
2, 10-12—drawings by Ajay18—Sport & General19—Keystone Press20, 21—European22—David Potts23—Australian Official Photo by W. Brindle, David Potts24, 25—top, Lonnie Wilson; bottom, Hy Peskin28,...

July 11, 1955
Sirs:Your recent articles on boxing promoters Norris and D'Antoni support, the great mass of evidence pointing to boxing as one of the most corrupt, unsavory, criminal, dishonest "sports" of all time.

July 11, 1955
"Once a person is willing to put his face in the water and do the dead man's float, learning to swim is no problem," says Mrs. Phyl Williams (left) of Glens Falls, N.Y. To make her point, Mrs....

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July 11, 1955
Smiling, easygoing Louise Brough, an Oklahoman turned Californian, approached the modern immortals of ladies' tennis—Helen Wills Moody Roark and Suzanne Lenglen—by winning her fourth Wimbledon...