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April 02, 1956 | Volume 4, Issue 14

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Al Wiggins Cover - Sports Illustrated April 02, 1956

April 02, 1956 | Harry Phillips
During April and May many of you may notice in the windows of your favorite department stores enlarged reproductions of some of the people and places you have already seen in SPORTS...

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April 02, 1956
Top honors in the Sebring sports car race went, not unexpectedly, to Argentina's Juan Manuel Fangio and Italy's Eugenio Castellotti in a Ferrari. Almost of equal interest was the fine race driven...

April 02, 1956
The green waves of Waikiki, once the realm of surfing experts, are now ridden by anyone willing to get wet

April 02, 1956 | Coles Phinizy
On beaches around the world, from Peru to California, wave riders are taking up the old sport of the Hawaiian kings

April 02, 1956 | James Murray
It couldn't happen to Babe McCoy, boxing's wiseacres said, but by last week Governor Knight's investigating committee had lifted the lid on boxing's dirty business for all to see

April 02, 1956 | Herbert Warren Wind

April 02, 1956
SPRING STRAINING

April 02, 1956 | Coles Phinizy

April 02, 1956 | Robert H. Boyle

April 02, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

April 02, 1956
Bill Talbert, who brought U.S. Davis Cup victory over Australia in 1954, was renamed captain by USLTA, admitted "the odds are great but not insurmountable" as he made plans to work with 12-man...

April 02, 1956
Royalty and notables, from Queen Elizabeth and the Queen Mother (left) to Soviet's Georgy Malenkov (right, lending binoculars), turned out to watch Grand National. Queen Mother's horse (center,...

April 02, 1956 | Roy Terrell
San Francisco's accomplishments outshone even Louisville's decisive victory in the NIT

April 02, 1956 | Edited by Ed Zern And Tom Lineaweaver

April 02, 1956 | Horace S. Mazet

April 02, 1956 | Horace S. Mazet
As any youngster watching Zoo Parade on television can tell you, catching big game animals alive makes shooting safaris by comparison seem positively dull. To get the exciting films currently...

April 02, 1956 | Horace S. Mazet
Horace Mazet of Balboa Island, Calif., is a free-lance writer who has just come back from an extended photographic safari in Africa. It was while searching for big game animals to photograph that...

April 02, 1956
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April 02, 1956
Florida—particularly Palm Beach during the December to April season—has become a traditional testing ground for new summer sports clothes for men. There, under this past winter's sun, two...

April 02, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
GLEN GILBERTMontrealEditorial directorWeekend Magazine"No. Jean Beliveau is the greatest I've ever seen. He is bigger and he has everything. Furthermore, he is a student of hockey and all its fine...

April 02, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
Who is the ballplayer on your team to watch this year? (Asked of the major league team broadcasters.)

April 02, 1956
Al Wiggins shows the winning look on an old stroke

April 02, 1956 | Whitney Tower
In the Florida Derby a wonderfully dramatic run showed why more and more racing fans are saying: 'THAT'S NEEDLES!'

April 02, 1956 | Whitney Tower
MARCH 31Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park. 1 1/8 miles. $10,000.

April 02, 1956
[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES ARE E.S.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

April 02, 1956
4—European, John G. Hemmer, Larry Burrows, British Newsreel Assn. Services Ltd., Larry Burrows5—European, A.P. (3), U.P., I.N.P.8—Hugh Pinney14, 15—drawings by Ajay23—I.N.P.28—A.P. (2),...

April 02, 1956
A MODEST PROPOSALSirs:The life and times of Míla Náchodská pose an interesting problem. The problem is not that of Mila herself—it seems to me that she was as well off as a Czech heroine as she is...

April 02, 1956
FATHER OSWALD McGINNOne of the nation's better trick shots is Father Oswald T. McGinn, a 77-year-old Roman Catholic priest now in retirement at San Antonio, Texas. His favorite trick is splitting...

April 02, 1956 | Ed Dudley
As paradoxical as it may sound, relaxed, well-played golf is a "pressure game!" Pressure, as properly applied by the fingers as they grip the club shaft, is in my opinion one of the fundamental...