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March 26, 1956 | Volume 4, Issue 13

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James H. Kimberly Cover - Sports Illustrated March 26, 1956

March 26, 1956 | Harry Phillips
Last week the National Headliners Club announced its 22nd annual awards. Among them, from more than 1,500 entries in various journalistic fields, went a first-place silver medallion to SPORTS...

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March 26, 1956
Nashua lost a horse race, in fact came in fifth in the $100,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap, but the big bay ($1,040,515 in earnings) will have plenty of chances to pass Citation's alltime record...

March 26, 1956
Beautiful, dangerous supremely thrilling, sports car racing has a magnetic attraction for its fans

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March 26, 1956
EDDIE ARCARO IN A BOX

March 26, 1956
GOLF: SPRING—AND THE MASTERSThe lovely low scores on the winter circuit are in for a severe testing in the classic Augusta. Herbert Warren Wind describes the hazards and Anthony Ravielli...

March 26, 1956 | Martin Kane

March 26, 1956 | James Poling

March 26, 1956
Johnny Podres, whose pitching won third and seventh games for Brooklyn in the World Series, drew long-expected draft orders, headed for induction center and U.S. Navy. Said Johnny: "I'll be there...

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Moving in, Boxer Jersey Joe Walcott tries (and fails) to knock out Nature Boy Rogers, wrestler, who pinned Walcott.

March 26, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

March 26, 1956 | Robert Creamer
In baseball's training camps, opportunity is calling. If you're a second baseman, you might help resolve a KEYSTONE CRISIS

March 26, 1956 | Roy Terrell
Through peril and confusions, SMU and Temple fought their way alongside Iowa and mighty San Francisco into basketball's NCAA SEMIFINALS

March 26, 1956 | Roy Terrell
FIRST ROUND

March 26, 1956 | Whitney Tower
Between them both, they managed to bring Sailor home and give Nashua his worst defeat

March 26, 1956 | Dan Parker
Frankie Carbo keeps his promise and Blinky gets his payoff with SAXTON'S REWARD

March 26, 1956 | Ezra Bowen
IT WAS 'FINISTERRE'

March 26, 1956
College students get a jump on summer in sports-minded Bermuda, where tennis was introduced to America, Rugby is king and coral beaches afford early tans

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March 26, 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 26, 1956
Jon Corbino finds color, movement and excitement at the track

March 26, 1956
The performance of the nation's new top bird dog, Palamonium, owned by Jimmy Hinton of Tuscaloosa, Ala., in winning the 1956 running of the National Bird Dog Championship (see pages 28-29), was...

March 26, 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 26, 1956 | Harry Cooper
There's been a decided trend of late towards playing all shots (from the wedge right down to the wooden clubs) with the ball spotted in just about the same position in reference to its distance...

March 26, 1956
Fifty years ago, when 30 mph was fast for average cars, Fred Marriott raced a Stanley Steamer at a speed of two miles a minute. Then three—and crashed

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[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO

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3—lower right, John G. Zimmerman4—U.P., Max Peter Haas, Herb Workman-Columbus Citizen, U.P.6—bottom, U.P., A.P.7—N.Y. Daily Mirror Photo from I.N.P., Wil Blanche-Prange Pictures16, 18—drawings by...

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Sirs:The time, 10:15 p.m.; the date, March 14: I have just seen a typical example of the fight "racket"—a match between Carmen Basilio and Johnny Saxton.

March 26, 1956
PHYLLIS McGURKMrs. Phyllis McGurk of Stamford Hill, England used to be a 168-pound dumpling until she started lifting weights 18 months ago. Last year Phyllis, down to 122 pounds, was a finalist...

March 26, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
KY EBRIGHTCrew coachUniversity of California"A long layoff could affect even such a great crew. The 1956 field will be very strong. Their return to competition is not a new idea. Navy's 1920...

March 26, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
Is Rocket Richard the greatest hockey player of all time?