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April 23, 1956 | Volume 4, Issue 17

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Billy Martin Cover - Sports Illustrated April 23, 1956

April 23, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
MRS. CASEY (EDNA) STENGELNew York YankeesThis is the first time in my 31 years of baseball that I've been asked to pick a winner. Women are making progress. I pick the Yanks. They're the best, and...

April 23, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
If the winners of the last 10 Kentucky Derbies were matched, which horse would you bet on?

April 23, 1956 | Harry Phillips
One of the latest additions to the subscription rolls of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED is Don K. Rice of West Frankfort, Illinois, a freshman at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

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April 23, 1956
The "Admirals," Navy's 1952 Olympic champion crew, back in training for the '56 Games, lowered themselves into a shell on the Severn, swept into a quick lead, then wearied and finished three...

April 23, 1956
It's April and once more, as they have for 109 years, Spaniards assemble for one of the most beautiful spectacles in the world

April 23, 1956 | John Kobler

April 23, 1956 | Martin Kane

April 23, 1956
CONVERSATION PIECE: SUBJECT: BOGARTAfter 11 o'clock "he thinks he's Bogart," but while out on the water—James Murray reports—Bogie is strictly a sailor

April 23, 1956
NIGHT AND DAY TRACK

April 23, 1956 | Paul O'Neil

April 23, 1956 | Jim Atwater
A tense rivalry between Detroit and Seattle and a challenge for the Harmsworth Trophy have meant a busy year for the man who makes the Hell-Bent hydroplanes

April 23, 1956 | Whitney Tower
As Needles, racing's winter champion, awaits the test at Louisville, Easterners are talking about a Whitney entry

April 23, 1956 | Whitney Tower
NEW YORK: Horse to watch in this week's Wood may be Beam Rider, a 12-length winner in his only 1956 start...Passage to Louisville may be earned through good showings in the Wood by Nail (who still...

April 23, 1956 | Babe Zaharias
During my career in golf I have seen countless poor shots caused by all kinds of errors. However, if I were asked to name the one chief error that undermines both the high- and low-handicap...

April 23, 1956 | Ed Zern
As seasons open across the nation, an SI expert reports on the 1956 outlook for fresh-water fish

April 23, 1956 | Edited by Ed Zern
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

April 23, 1956 | Edited by Ed Zern
Among recent exceptional catches: a 36-pound 4-ounce YELLOWTAIL, largest of year, taken off Coronados Islands by Ralph Luckenbach of San Diego, on bait; a 31-pound SNOOK caught on live shrimp in...

April 23, 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;...

April 23, 1956
Along the jumbled banks of the Beaverkill (above) workers last week began burying assorted garbage in holes gouged by state crews. This action came after Governor Harriman signed a bill (SI, April...

April 23, 1956
When America's five million boat-owning families put out on lake, river and sea this summer, their estimated 10 million children will have a better chance than ever before of looking as shipshape...

April 23, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

April 23, 1956
Juan Manuel Fangio, daring world racing champion from Argentina, warmed up for Mille Miglia by pushing his Ferrari to track record of 104.03 mph in trials, next day averaged 97 mph as he won Grand...

April 23, 1956
Prancy Hurricane Jackson stands over fallen foe, England's Johnny Williams.

April 23, 1956
[TV]TV [COLOR TV]COLOR TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES E.S.T. EXCEPT WHERE NOTED

April 23, 1956
6—John Swope, I.N.P6—Louis Klemantaski, Max Peter Haas, A.P., U.P. (2)8—Chicago Photographers, European, Phil Bath, I.N.P., A.P.18-20—drawings by Ajay25—Jerry Cooke28—Guy Gillette-Brackman...

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April 23, 1956
Dr. Earle Reynolds, an anthropologist from Yellow Springs, Ohio, is making a family affair of his boyhood dream of sailing around the world. The doctor, his wife and their two children, Ted, 17,...

April 23, 1956
BOXING