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January 16, 1956 | Volume 4, Issue 3

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Mike Souchak Cover - Sports Illustrated January 16, 1956

January 16, 1956
Bing's annual clambake brings the pro stars to the Monterey Peninsula in California to tackle some of golf's great holes

January 16, 1956
Bing's annual January golf tournament has burgeoned into a major event but still reflects the sponsor's easy informality

January 16, 1956 | John Fitch: Kenneth Rudeen

January 16, 1956 | Harry Phillips
We have been speaking to our friends in the advertising and retail business about 1956 as the American Sport Year. Every year is crowded with notable events like the Derby, the U.S. Open and the...

January 16, 1956
MASERATI A6GCSAmong the eye-catching European sports cars in a new display opening at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Mich, this week is this two-liter example of Italian design and...

January 16, 1956
MEN WITH STICKS

January 16, 1956 | Herbert Warren Wind

January 16, 1956 | Herbert Warren Wind
Some of Cousy's offensive variations

January 16, 1956 | Robert Creamer

January 16, 1956 | Robert Creamer
Jan. 14, Massachusetts K of C, Boston. First big meet of season. Run since 1936, except war years. New faces pop up yearly in Prout 600, Cheverus 1,000.

January 16, 1956 | Dan Parker
The guilt is kilt. Jim Norris' announcement that he intends to continue promoting his Friday night television shows at Madison Square Garden came as a crushing blow to the International Boxing...

January 16, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

January 16, 1956
Governor Theodore McKeldin of Maryland tossed first blockbuster at dying boxing managers' Guild, ordered Maryland Commission to revoke permission granted to New York promoters to operate in...

January 16, 1956
EAST

January 16, 1956 | Shelley Mayfield
Among our fine professionals, it has become standard practice—as uniform as the grip—to raise the left heel only a shade on the backswing. When they are playing the six-iron through the wedge, the...

January 16, 1956 | Herbert Warren Wind
For a report on the Los Angeles Open, which this week inaugurated the 1956 winter circuit, I am happy to turn over this column to SI's correspondent JAMES MURRAY.

January 16, 1956 | Herman Hickman
The far-flung spectacle of the bowl games over the New Year weekend, with their drama, triumph and tragedy, tempts me to review them from the vantage point of a theater critic on opening night. In...

January 16, 1956 | Herman Hickman
THE FAST BREAKThe second half of the game saw the Oklahoma line unleash its full power and speed. As these clips from the official Maryland movie show, the Sooners' fast break from the huddle,...

January 16, 1956 | Robert Cantwell
The iron gates of the campus of Columbia University (gift of the Class of 1929) were locked during the recent vacation period, an inconvenience causing considerable consternation to 26 high-strung...

January 16, 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 16, 1956 | Friedl Pfeifer/Coach, U.S. Olympic Team
Even good skiers may have a bad time in terrain where the snow surface varies from place to place. Handling these transitions requires special techniques.

January 16, 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 16, 1956 | John O'Reilly

January 16, 1956 | John O'Reilly
When the country's most ardent bird watchers turned out to make their annual Christmas Bird Count, most of them armed themselves with pocket bird guides written and illustrated by Roger Tory...

January 16, 1956 | John O'Reilly
While bird-watching groups across the nation were organizing themselves for the big bird count, SI was deploying its own forces to cover the event under the guidance of Writer John O'Reilly....

January 16, 1956
BOXING

January 16, 1956
Hobey Baker, idol of thousands when he played hockey before World War I, looked and acted the hero's role. When he was killed in 1918, the whole nation mourned

January 16, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
LUBA MALINAComedienneNew York"No, sir. A cruise in balmy waters is almost unreal, particularly if a husband hasn't taken one alone. His pleasure cruises must be with me. They'd be real. He...

January 16, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
Will the western colleges follow the lead of the Ivy group and de-emphasize athletics?

January 16, 1956
[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES ARE E.S.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

January 16, 1956
Cover—Fred Lycn from Rapho-Guillumette2, 10, 11—drawings by Ajay4—Howard Staples, A.P.5—A.P., Ralph Morse, A.P.13-15—Fred Lyon from Rapho-Guillumette17—map by Fred Eng18, 19—top, Joe Clark20—Joe...

January 16, 1956
Sirs: I just finished reading (SI, Jan. 2) and it was like reliving that greatest of days last October. A big pat on the back for a very fine and moving article. That young man Johnny is truly...

January 16, 1956
George Bauer, a 36-year-old professor at the University of Wisconsin, and son Peter, 12 (seated), are real old pros in the ancient sport of tumbling. They have been working on their act for 10...

January 16, 1956

January 16, 1956
Maryland Governor Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin's prompt refusal to let discredited boxing elements regroup in his state ("I want to keep boxing 100% clean here") was blanketed by subsequent...