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May 28, 1956 | Volume 4, Issue 22

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Bob Sweikert Cover - Sports Illustrated May 28, 1956

May 28, 1956 | Robert Creamer
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May 28, 1956 | A Preview by Alfred Wright

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May 28, 1956
•Harried HungariansHungarian Harriers Istvan Rozsavolgyi and Laszlo Tabori looked less unbeatable in London where bespectacled Briton Ken Wood beat them by six feet in the 1,500 meters. Wood was...

May 28, 1956
PORTRAIT OF A PLUSH HORSEPlushest horse in Thoroughbred history, after his victory in the Camden Handicap last week brought his total winnings to $1,100,365, was Nashua, shown here in all his...

May 28, 1956 | William A. Robinson

May 28, 1956 | William A. Robinson
The full story of William A. Robinson's voyage to the gale-swept Roaring Forties and beyond appears this month in his book To the Great Southern Sea, published by Harcourt, Brace and Co. ($5).

May 28, 1956 | William A. Robinson
bight: a bay on a coast or a loop in a ropebitt: vertical deck fitting to which an end of rope can be made fastchannels: projections out from side of ship to which lower end of rigging is...

May 28, 1956
PREVIEW: PATTERSON VS. JACKSONThe punches to watch for on your TV screen when the two heavyweight hopefuls meet June 8

May 28, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

May 28, 1956
Dick Hoover, 26-year-old Akron, Ohio bowler who rolled first 300 game at 16 and won U.S. title at 21, held steady while favorites faltered, defeated Ray Bluth by 32 pins in final match to take ABC...

May 28, 1956
Victory in sight, Calumet Farm's Fabius, with Jockey Willie Hartack perched high in the saddle, drives for the finish line as vain bid by favored Needles (center) falls short in Preakness (see...

May 28, 1956
BOWLING

May 28, 1956
FRIDAY, MAY 25

May 28, 1956 | Whitney Tower
Calumet had a day of varied fortunes. Off the track a title was lost, but Fabius brought new glory as the Hero at Pimlico

May 28, 1956 | Martin Kane
The power of positive thinking and a left hook beat Bobo and reaffirmed Sugar Ray's role as the Sweetest scientist

May 28, 1956 | Herman Hickman
Some gridiron dreams burgeon while others fade at spring practice—where coaches separate the men from the boys

May 28, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
F. MORRIS TOUCHSTONELacrosse coachU.S. Military AcademyWest PointBoth appeal to the athlete who enjoys rugged competition. Both are highly developed team efforts, but the skills of the two differ....

May 28, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
If all the countries of the world were to participate in a sports league, which sport should be chosen?

May 28, 1956
Cover—Fred Lyon from Rapho-Guillumette3—bottom, Mark Kauffman, John G. Zimmerman11—John G. Zimmerman12—Mark Kauffman (2), Richard Meek13—U.P., Gary Winogrand (2)14—Alfred Wright, U.P.20,...

May 28, 1956 | Percy Knauth
A David among Goliaths, Jack McAfee hurtled his little Porsche to second in the big race and won another for a Cumberland coup

May 28, 1956 | Eddie Williams
You will never see a good golfer with "dead" hands. The connection between the golfer and the club must be a live, flexible union. If not, everything good about his footwork and body action will...

May 28, 1956
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

May 28, 1956 | Edited by Ed Zern
New York Conservation Commissioner calls for an atomic hatchery, a dirty trick is played on Texas jewfish, and in Wisconsin a famous twin is dead

May 28, 1956
Georgia Tech's big dome may have a deep effect on stadium design

May 28, 1956 | Gordon Lewis

May 28, 1956 | Dr. William J. Long
Every creature born into the natural world brings with him, I think, two ingrained or hereditary impulses for his salvation in moments of danger. One, for use when he is young and helpless, is to...

May 28, 1956 | Oliver Wendell Holmes
Hampered though they were by clothes and mores, Victorian women made a place for themselves in sports after a ringing denunciation of U.S. youth by Oliver Wendell Holmes

May 28, 1956
THUS SPOKE THE COMPLEAT WOMANSirs:Female letters-to-the-editors generally start: "As a mere woman, permit me to...." I am the mother of four big boys and the wife of another, as well as holding...

May 28, 1956
J. HORACE LYTLEFor Field Trial Veterans J. Horace Lytle and his orange-and-white setter Illsley Chip the recent Miami Valley meeting at Versailles, Ind. was the climax of two careers. The...

May 28, 1956 | Harry Phillips
One of the rites of Spring for American families in general and for SPORTS ILLUSTRATED families more than most has become the counting of days until they make their summer migrations to camps,...