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February 06, 1956 | Volume 4, Issue 6

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Ralph Miller Cover - Sports Illustrated February 06, 1956

February 06, 1956 | Harry Cooper
That old admonition, "keep your eye on the ball," is not nearly as meaningful as it has often been conceded to be. The key point is not merely to keep your eye on the ball but to keep your head...

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February 06, 1956
International Olympic officials, in session at Cortina, gave Californians till April 3 to raise the further $4,000,000 it will take to put Squaw Valley in shape for the 1960 Winter...

February 06, 1956 | Andre Laguerre

February 06, 1956 | Andre Laguerre
ATHLETES OF 32 NATIONS TAKE THE OLYMPIC OATH AT CORTINA"We swear that we will take part in the Olympic Games in fair competition, respecting the regulations which govern them and with the desire...

February 06, 1956
On the outskirts of the city of canals, the Lagoon of Venice is filled from October until April with a variety of fowl that summer behind the Iron Curtain. It is not rare for one Venetian to shoot...

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Where to find it, the seasons, and what you should know if you plan a hunt on the Continent

February 06, 1956 | Robert Creamer

February 06, 1956
The classic shapes of the bronze fittings displayed at the big boat shows have developed from centuries of improvisation aboard the ships of the world

February 06, 1956
Soccer, a universal sport, inspires some fine paintings

February 06, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

February 06, 1956
John Landy, long-striding Australian who ran the world's swiftest mile in 1954 (3:58), blazed to second fastest over Melbourne's Olympic Park cinders—3:58.6—after year's retirement; allowed, "It...

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EAST

February 06, 1956
At 41, Stanley Matthews is British soccer's greatest star. He has the looks of an insurance clerk and is a genius who eschews scoring goals

February 06, 1956
At the end of the first 10 events, Russia had taken four gold medals and had set three new Olympic speed-skating records

February 06, 1956 | Roy Terrell
A trio of record-setting young men with an eye on Melbourne has made the '56 indoor track season one of the best in years

February 06, 1956 | Herbert Warren Wind
Mr. Cecil Timms of England has caddied for many of the top Americans. He is a man of modest mien but strong opinions

February 06, 1956
Stars turn to evangelism and score hit with admirers at rally in Denver

February 06, 1956
Big league baseball and professional football stars at youth rally in Denver speak of spiritual life in terms of the games they know best

February 06, 1956
AUTO RACINGStirling Moss, England, and CARLOS MENDITE-GUY, Argentina, in Maserati with 96.05 mph avg. for 1,000 kms., Buenos Aires sports car classic.

February 06, 1956 | Budd Schulberg
Nor managers nor promotors nor status quoters of the press stayed the APPPFF's hero from his conquest of boxing's ogre

February 06, 1956 | William F. Talbert
The U.S. Davis Cup captain sees a new rivalry in the making: Russia is building power for a RED TENNIS DRIVE

February 06, 1956
Though complete with pinks and derbies, this Colorado competition has a ruggedness all its own. In the hunt, the coyote is the quarry

February 06, 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...

February 06, 1956 | Sepp Ruschp/President, Mt. Mansfield Co., Inc.
The first requirement for skiing on ice and hard-frozen snow is to have two pairs of good, sharp edges under you. The floundering around that many skiers experience in icy conditions can often be...

February 06, 1956 | 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;...

February 06, 1956
Annie Smith Peck, a teacher who believed she could do almost anything, scaled the Matterhorn and became the most famous woman climber of her day

February 06, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
MRS. ALLISON (LIZ) FELITASWilmington, Del."The white marlin, using a nine-thread line. That's better than trying to show off with a two-, three-or six-thread line. Pound for pound, the white...

February 06, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
Which sells more newspapers, the front page or the sports page?

February 06, 1956
[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES ARE E.S.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

February 06, 1956
4—U.P., A.P.5—Tom Burnside, Tony Triolo, Richard Meek8, 14, 15—drawings by Ajay10—Hans Knopf-Pix20—I.N.P.21, 22—Jerry Cooke23—Frank J. Scherschel31—I.N.P.33-36—wheel, fog bell, gimbal lamp,...

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February 06, 1956
BARBARA JACOBSLast winter, while on vacation in Florida, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Jacobs of Indianapolis took up Aqua-lung diving. Last month Barbara Jacobs, a 33-year-old brunette, showed her husband...

February 06, 1956 | Harry Phillips
The highest standard of authenticity and accuracy is one goal SPORTS ILLUSTRATED set for itself from its first issue. The extent to which SI has achieved this (it is pretty hard to reach 100%) has...