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January 02, 1956 | Volume 4, Issue 1

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Johnny Podres Cover - Sports Illustrated January 02, 1956

January 02, 1956
THE BOWL GAMESThe climactic contests of the season reported from the scene by SI's correspondents

January 02, 1956
New explores prove an old cave is the world's longest

January 02, 1956 | Coles Phinizy

January 02, 1956 | Robert Creamer

January 02, 1956 | Robert Creamer
SANDOR IHAROSRUNNER OF YEAR

January 02, 1956

January 02, 1956
EAST

January 02, 1956 | Alfred Wright

January 02, 1956 | Alfred Wright
The pictures on the next five pages catch memorable moments of the year

January 02, 1956 | Kenneth Rudeen

January 02, 1956
BLUEBLOODS AND THOROUGHBREDS

January 02, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
WASHINGTON PLAYERS

January 02, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
Are bowl games good or bad for football?

January 02, 1956 | Dorothy Stull

January 02, 1956 | Dorothy Stull
FIRST TO 3RD WEEKStay in bed, wiggle toes. Roll body gently while reclining

January 02, 1956 | Bill Zonker
While most golfers certainly understand that the body supplies the motive power that their hands actually release, few of them seem to have a clear picture in their minds of what correct, balanced...

January 02, 1956 | James Murray
Just a little over 12 months ago at a football banquet in Los Angeles, a writer asked a coach who he thought Sid Gillman was. "A shirt salesman?" he offered hopefully.

January 02, 1956 | Compiled by Mort Lund
LS—depth of snow on lower slopes; US—depth of snow on upper slopes; TD—total snowfall during the week days; TW—total snowfall during the weekend; CD—crowd during the week; CW—crowd during the...

January 02, 1956 | Friedl Pfeifer/Coach, U.S. Olympic Team
There are a number of misinterpretations of the phrase fall line. To some skiers it means a wiggly line that traces the steepest descent down a mountain. To others, particularly beginners, it may...

January 02, 1956 | Compiled by ED ZERN
C—clear water; SH—slightly high; FG—fishing good; FF—fishing fair; FP—fishing poor; OG—outlook good; OF—outlook fair; OVG—outlook very good.

January 02, 1956 | Thomas B. Hallock
In the 1800s four boys in an iceboat took on the Albany Flyer in a race. Their frosty triumph is recalled by one of them, as told to Tay Hohoff

January 02, 1956 | Harry Phillips
The mirror-bright cars which fill the eight color pages beginning on page 29 of this week's SPORTS ILLUSTRATED reflect in the names of their body styles—victoria, cabriolet, phaeton, landau,...

January 02, 1956
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January 02, 1956
10-12—drawings by Ajay23—Mark Kauffman, Richard Meek, Hy Peskin (2)24, 25—top, Mark Kauffman, Walter Bennett, Mark Kauffman; bottom, Terrence Spencer, Mark Kauffman, U.P.26—Hy Peskin, Frank...

January 02, 1956
Sirs:The answers Jimmy Jemail got from his 11 football coaches on whether they would accept a coaching appointment to a de-emphasized college added up to one of the most interesting sidelights of...

January 02, 1956
PATRICIA PEACOCKPatricia Peacock, a 17-year-old high school senior from Stuttgart, Ark., last month became the first woman ever to win the world duck-calling championship. Patricia, who won $1,200...

January 02, 1956

January 02, 1956
Spring baseball training begins March 1, and ordinarily the air would now be full of winter trades. One reason for the relative quiet in the American League: instead of flying back from Japan with...