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May 07, 1956 | Volume 4, Issue 19

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Dave Erb Cover - Sports Illustrated May 07, 1956

May 07, 1956 | Harry Phillips
Last January first you could say, in theory at least, that the odds against the 1956 Kentucky Derby winner were 9,010 to 1. On that date 9,010 Thoroughbreds, by agreement among the people who...

May 07, 1956

May 07, 1956
Don't expect Nashua and Swaps to meet again in the proposed $200,000 match race on the West Coast. There is, however, a very strong possibility that the two great Thoroughbreds will wind up on the...

May 07, 1956
One of the world's busiest boating towns opens the season with a multimillion dollar regatta

May 07, 1956 | Emmett Watson
Set between Lake Washington's calm waters and 2,000 miles of salt-water coast, Seattle offers an endless variety of boating to 50,000 yachtsmen

May 07, 1956 | Joan Flynn Dreyspool

May 07, 1956 | Joan Flynn Dreyspool
As the IBC prepared to defend its sway over all that is most profitable in boxing, the IBC's biggest single money-maker, Rocky Marciano, heavyweight champion of the world, announced he had made up...

May 07, 1956 | Joan Flynn Dreyspool
It couldn't have been bettered by Hollywood. The son of a factory hand, Rocco Marchegiano fought his way from obscurity to the world heavyweight championship. Here are some of the high points in...

May 07, 1956 | Martin Kane
There are days on which the sporting sun goes down and leaves behind a sense that an age has passed into history.

May 07, 1956
Two old rivals, Cornelius Shields and Arthur Knapp, clashed in the Long Island frostbite championships. Knapp sailed beautifully to win the series but...

May 07, 1956 | John P. Marquand
The question is a serious one. Mr. Bob Lawton favors a Gallup-type poll, but the solution, in the end, is a form letter

May 07, 1956 | Whitney Tower

May 07, 1956 | Whitney Tower
CHARLES HATTONMorning Telegraph

May 07, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

May 07, 1956
Paul O'Shea, young Rye, N.Y. engineering consultant for Mercedes who was nation's leading amateur driver last year, was presented with first annual SI award "in recognition of high point total in...

May 07, 1956
Safe at home, Brooklyn's sliding Jackie Robinson eludes tag for his 19th steal of plate in game with New York Giants.

May 07, 1956 | William Rospigliosi
In a rain-soaked, accident-ridden Mille Miglia Eugenio Castellotti, idol of Italian womanhood, led a record parade of stablemates to victory

May 07, 1956 | Robert Creamer
Up in Boston last week, the Red Sox finally got their licks. They beat the Yanks, but better yet CASEY TOOK A WALK

May 07, 1956 | Mike Souchak
Like all professional golfers, I have tried to work out a set of fundamental procedures for keeping my putting strokes as consistent and as reliable as I can make them. Staying with these...

May 07, 1956 | Roy Terrell

May 07, 1956
SI's globe-trotting artist captures in paintings some of the highlights of an old Asian sport—the pitting of animal against animal in contest and combat

May 07, 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

May 07, 1956
BOXING

May 07, 1956
Architect Bill Atkinson applies a slide rule to the design of "country" clothes

May 07, 1956
Twenty-one years ago this week the famous race horse Omaha won the 61st Kentucky Derby, beating Roman Soldier by a length and a half. The son of Gallant Fox, Omaha was bred for distance but...

May 07, 1956
Sirs:A great article on Billy Martin (SI, April 23). His fiery personality jumped right off the pages. The best story I've ever read and I've read many. You really made the man live—terrific...

May 07, 1956
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May 07, 1956
3—Marie S. Newberry, U.P.4—Walter Daron, A.P., U.P., A.P.6—I.N.P., U.P. (2), A.P.7—John C. Hemmer, U.P.12—drawing by Jean Simpson16, 18—drawings by Ajay19-22—Burl Glinn-Magnum24—A.P.26—I.N.P.,...

May 07, 1956
The first Air Force man to be named the supreme commander of NATO, General Lauris Norstad is also one of the first to drop a line if there's good fishing nearby. While on an inspection tour in...

May 07, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
JACK BURKE JR.Houston, TexasWinner of the MastersI was born to be a golf pro and I never wanted to be anything else. My father was a golf pro for 33 years before he died in 1943. He imbued me with...

May 07, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
Which do you love more, your horse or your dog?