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March 19, 1956 | Volume 4, Issue 12

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Alfred Glassell, Jr. Cover - Sports Illustrated March 19, 1956

March 19, 1956 | Jimmy D'Angelo
A short approach to a fast green guarded by traps presents an interesting challenge with rewarding satisfactions. To hold the green by means of backspin (developed by punching the ball into the...

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March 19, 1956
Australian officials have reversed an earlier decision and will now build a cinder training track adjacent to the Olympic Village in order to give runners a handier exercise course. Among the...

March 19, 1956
That is the way Dayton has played all year to gain national ranking and a favorite's role in the NIT

March 19, 1956 | Harry Phillips
One question that frequently comes my way is, "What has been the most talked about SI story?"

March 19, 1956 | Roy Terrell

March 19, 1956 | Robert Creamer

March 19, 1956
THEY'RE NOT BORN THAT WAY?

March 19, 1956 | Herbert Warren Wind

March 19, 1956
The activity in America's marinas is a sure sign of spring, and here—in this single dramatic picture of Ft. Lauderdale's Bahia Mar—the season and the sign have been captured by Photographer...

March 19, 1956 | Bill Mauldin

March 19, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

March 19, 1956
John Landy, world mile record holder (3:58), gallantly stopped to aid fallen opponent but made up lost 30 yards in plenty of time to win Australian mile championship and Olympic berth with good...

March 19, 1956
Hope sends Valley High basketball rooters into a tizzy at Iowa girls state tournament game against Eldora at Des Moines.

March 19, 1956 | James Murray
Baseball time in Arizona finds the Giants and the Indians elbowing each other for Lebensraum in the PROBLEM LEAGUE

March 19, 1956 | Whitney Tower

March 19, 1956 | Victor Kalman
Bowling is one sport where men love to see a woman win. In fact, it's getting so that the best drawing card is the LADIES' GLORY

March 19, 1956 | George Weller

March 19, 1956 | George Weller
WENDELL ANDERSON, Grosse Pointe, Mich. WILLIAM K. CARPENTER, Wilmington, Del. RAYMUNDO D. CASTRO MAYA, Rio de Janeiro JULIAN T. CRANDALL, Ashaway, R.I. L. R. CRANDALL, Ashaway. R.I. S. KIP...

March 19, 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 19, 1956 | Edited by Ed Zern and Tom Lineaweaver
The exclusive Boone and Crockett Club, final arbiter of big game hunting records, has awarded its coveted Sagamore Hill medal to J. A. Columbus of Anchorage, Alaska for shooting the largest polar...

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March 19, 1956 | Robert Wernick
Snowshoe Thomson kept the people of the Sierra Nevada in touch with the world during the 1860s. His exploits encouraged the earliest known skiing competitions

March 19, 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 19, 1956
Cover—Cornell Capa-Magnum2—drawing by Leslie Jacobs4—I.N.P., A.P., Jervas Baldwin-Des Moines Register (2)6—Top, U.S. Army Photo; bottom, I.N.P.7—European, I.N.P.10—Richard Burbage14, 15—drawings...

March 19, 1956
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March 19, 1956
Sirs: Thank you for your cool, accurate appraisal of the Santee thing (SI, Feb. 27, March 5 & 12). Too much sentimentality, primarily on the part of journalistic sensationalists, has been...

March 19, 1956
For 30 years Dan Parker, 62, sports editor of the New York Mirror, has kept a loving and vigilant eye on boxing. No one in the daily newspaper field has been more pungently critical of the forces...

March 19, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
MISS YAE UTSUMIToyonaka CityBookkeeper"Because Yankees have great heroes like Joe DiMaggio and Babe Ruth. All Japanese heard of them, know them good. Batters very powerful. Japanese not heard much...

March 19, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
The U.S. Naval Academy rowing crew, which won the championship in the 1952 Olympics, has returned to prepare for the Olympic trials. Do you think they can make a comeback?