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April 30, 1956 | Volume 4, Issue 18

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Lavant Egan Cover - Sports Illustrated April 30, 1956

April 30, 1956

April 30, 1956
Monsieur Jean Dame, advance-guard of the French Olympic Committee, returned from an inspection tour of Melbourne with an intelligence report: Australian wine, he said, is too heavy for French...

April 30, 1956
The beautiful hills of Italy become a nightmare of turns for race drivers in this week's classic

April 30, 1956 | William Rospigliosi
The champion driver and car are favored over the rough Mille Miglia course and over a tough rival, Stirling Moss

April 30, 1956 | Robert Creamer

April 30, 1956
CASEY'S TWO PLATOONS

April 30, 1956 | Robert Wernick

April 30, 1956 | Martin Kane
A $10,000 check is variously explained, a judge does his homework, a code is studied and a worm wriggles

April 30, 1956 | Robert H. Boyle

April 30, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

April 30, 1956
Art Ditmar, Kansas City right-hander, was handed 13-run cushion by Athletics in second inning, showed his appreciation by setting Chicago down with one hit as he breezed to easy 15-1 victory in...

April 30, 1956
Frisky Kentucky Derby favorite Needles kicks up his heels while Jockey Erb holds a tight rein and Trainer Fontaine looks on at Churchill Downs.

April 30, 1956 | Al Esposito
One shot many golfers have a misconception about is the recovery from an uphill bank in the rough that fringes the green area. It is really quite a simple shot. In taking your stance—which is the...

April 30, 1956 | Cecil Heacox

April 30, 1956 | Cecil Heacox
MAY FLYNymph and adult stages of Ephemera guttulata, which is the famous "green drake" fly of the eastern trout waters.

April 30, 1956 | Edited by Ed Zern and Tom Lineaweaver

April 30, 1956
On the morning of February 17, President Eisenhower, surely one of the ranking enthusiasts in the centuries-old history of golf, returned to play the game he loves for the first time since his...

April 30, 1956
New York's International Auto Show proves a point: between them, Europe and the U.S. are producing OOHS AND AHS FOR ALL

April 30, 1956 | Whitney Tower
The disqualification in the Wood Memorial and an outsider in the Chesapeake provided surprises in TWO DERBY TESTS

April 30, 1956 | Whitney Tower
NEW YORK: The Wood Memorial also-rans included High King (4th); Nail (5th, and destined, apparently, to be a sprinter forever); Jean Baptiste (7th) and Beam Rider (8th). None looked like Derby timber.

April 30, 1956 | James Murray

April 30, 1956
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

April 30, 1956
Baseball's first professional team toured the country in 1869 and won 64 games, tied one. Next season they won 27 straight, but then they came to Brooklyn and challenged the Atlantics, pride of...

April 30, 1956
3—drawing by Robert Riger, Richard Avedon4—top, I.N.P.; bottom, A.P., U.P.6—U.P., European, U.P., Bermuda News Bureau, Kemsley Picture Service7—Michael Vaccaro14—drawing by Ajay17—Luigi Onelli-©...

April 30, 1956
[TV]TV [COLOR TV]COLOR TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES E.D.T. EXCEPT WHERE NOTED

April 30, 1956
Sirs: Will you tell a bewildered subscriber—and there must be scores of your readers similarly puzzled—why no mention is ever made of a bout between Floyd Patterson and Archie Moore, or a match...

April 30, 1956
JUVENILE HOT SHOTSNot all crack rifle shots come from Davy Crockett country, nor are they all males. Here are some of the young experts (with .22s) of the sub-junior team of the Middlefield...

April 30, 1956 | Harry Phillips
In Rome's Foro Italico the white marble walls of the room which was once Mussolini's private gymnasium recently served as backdrop for the colorful photographic exhibition Sports in the United...

April 30, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
A. B. (HAPPY) CHANDLERGovernor of KentuckyWhy only the last 10 Derbies? The champion of champion is Citation, the last horse to acquire the triple crown. Not only was he the first horse to win...

April 30, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
What did you want to be when you were a boy? (Asked at Augusta, Ga. of golfers competing in the Masters tournament.)