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March 12, 1956 | Volume 4, Issue 11

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Taejon Cover - Sports Illustrated March 12, 1956

March 12, 1956 | Harry Phillips
There's never any doubt about when the baseball season ends. It ends in a split second with the final play of a World Series—as it ended last fall when Hodges held a throw from Reese, nine Dodgers...

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March 12, 1956
Bobsledders back from their thumping defeat at the Olympics report they had the worst sleds at Cortina. The sleds which finished fifth and 19th were patched-up relics of the 1932 Olympics. But Art...

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A famous photographer discovers some strangely beautiful apparitions in an ancient German town

March 12, 1956
For 60 years the cars of Daimler and Benz have dispensed that evanescent quality that symbolizes glory and adventure

March 12, 1956 | Roy Terrell
In an atmosphere of confusion a great miler scores two triumphs which could be his last

March 12, 1956 | Rafael Delgado Lozano

March 12, 1956 | Rafael Delgado Lozano
Rafael Delgado Lozano, for 11 years a TIME Inc. reporter in Mexico, began as a bullfight writer for Claridades, a Mexican sports paper. Nowadays he also writes about crime (low), politics (high),...

March 12, 1956 | Jack Mabley
NBA President Lou Radzienda's second term on the Illinois boxing commission ran out two months ago. His activities last year raised doubts as to whether he will be reappointed

March 12, 1956 | Edited by Ed Zern And Tom Lineaweaver
Based on regular weekly dispatches from SI bureaus and special correspondents in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and overseas; and on reports from fish and game commissions of the 48 states and Alaska

March 12, 1956
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;...

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Darrell Royal, former Miss. State football coach, agreed to assume Washington hot spot vacated by Johnny Cherberg. Said Royal: "I'm bubbling over." His $17,000 salary ($5,000 more than Cherberg's)...

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RECORD BREAKERS

March 12, 1956
Right of way is undisputed by Flyweight Hernandez in Chicago Golden Gloves fight.

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EAST

March 12, 1956 | Robert Creamer
For Boston's Red Sox, it's a bright spring, a fine world, a great season to look forward to. The reason is simple:TED IS HOPE

March 12, 1956 | James Murray
A plucky plugger named Terrang won the Santa Anita Derby, but as usual nobody noticed him. The word is WATCH LIKE MAGIC

March 12, 1956 | Alice Higgins
From high Asiatic ranges where life and climate are rigorous comes an aristocratic animal who can be both DARING AND A DANDY

March 12, 1956 | Denny Lavender
Ideally, the head of the club in a good swing describes a nearly perfect circle around the body of the golfer, with the shoulders as the fulcrum. To come close to swinging in this circular path is...

March 12, 1956 | Kenneth Rudeen

March 12, 1956 | Kenneth Rudeen
Gull-Wing Door (10) characterizes a machine that combines functionalism and luxury. Other features: 1) fitted three-suiter case (optional); 2) knob (hidden) to tuck down steering wheel for easier...

March 12, 1956 | Kenneth Rudeen
Beneath the thin and streamlined skin of the 300SL is a tubular steel frame, longitudinally stressed, providing maximum rigidity and minimum weight which, with the 240-hp engine, makes for an...

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[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

March 12, 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...

March 12, 1956 | Friedl Pfeifer/Coach, U.S. Olympic Team
Midseason is the time when things happen to equipment. Laces break, straps part in the middle, and edges break off at the slightest provocation. A quick check of all your equipment is in order.

March 12, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
JULIE JULIANASherman Oaks, Calif.Secretary"I wonder. I occasionally go to Wrigley Field to see the Angels play. Only a few hundred fans are there. That's Triple-A baseball. Los Angeles will only...

March 12, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
Why do you like the New York Yankees? (Asked at the Itami Air Base, Japan)

March 12, 1956 | John O'Reilly
A true gamecock is a perfect fighting machine. Back of him are centuries of breeding which have preserved his gameness, his lightning quickness and his ability to strike with power far beyond what...

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4—top, U.P., A.P.; bottom, A.P., U.P., A.P.5—top, Anchorage Times, Hy Peskin, Joern Gerdts; bottom, Martin Nathan, Richard Meek6—top, Susan Greenburg10—drawing by John Langley Howard14,...

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Sirs: The sometimes sanctimonious men who comprise the Executive Committee of the AAU have crassly stamped Miler Wes Santee with the tag "professional" (E & D, Feb. 27, March 5). The...

March 12, 1956
From the collection of more than 80 trophies, medals and ribbons crowding their living room in LaGrange, Mo. it would appear that the motto of the John (Tike) Miller family would be "sweet are the...