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June 04, 1956 | Volume 4, Issue 23

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Floyd Patterson Cover - Sports Illustrated June 04, 1956

June 04, 1956 | John O'reilly
With the speed and fury of a hit and run fighter a bold blue jay 'shoots up' its old enemy the owl

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•Clean SkinsIn the general decimation of football players on the Pacific coast, one voice rose loud and clear. "We're clean," announced Harvey Knox père, spokesman for Ronnie Knox fils, UCLA...

June 04, 1956 | Harry Phillips
Following the National Headliners Club Award to SPORTS ILLUSTRATED for Boxing's Dirty Business, which I mentioned in our March 26 issue, other awards have been coming SI's way in quick succession.

June 04, 1956
THE SWING THAT WROUGHT THE IMPOSSIBLERichard Dale Long, the first baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates, is shown at the precise instant he drove a ball over the right-field wall of Philadelphia's...

June 04, 1956 | Jose Fenykovi

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PREVIEW: THE U.S. OPENHerbert Warren Wind reviews the details of the classic; with maps of the course and a look at Old Pro Sam Snead

June 04, 1956 | Martin Kane

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RECORD BREAKERS

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Don January, lean 26-year-old freshman pro, came through under pressure, chipping out of trap for eagle on final hole to edge Dow Finsterwald by stroke in Dallas Centennial Open. Said January:...

June 04, 1956
Tape snapper Jim Lea sets new world record of 0:45.8 for the quarter mile, outrunning Oklahoma A&M's J. W. Mashburn (right) and Texas' Eddie Southern in California Relays at Modesto.

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BOXING

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June 04, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
WILLIAM T. PHEIFFERU.S. Ambassador to Dominican RepublicMore countries would be able and disposed to compete at tennis because, of all the universal sports, tennis most nearly lends itself to mass...

June 04, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
As a college athletic director, what is your biggest headache?

June 04, 1956 | Robert Creamer
The Pirates (Mr. Long) and the Yankees (Mr. Mantle) made bright headlines. But news was darker about the Indian Summer

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[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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3—right, Mark Kauffman9—Robert Phillips-Black Star11—A.P.18—drawing by Ajay21—Evan Peskin26, 27—Ylla from Rapho-Guillumette36—U.P., A.P. (2), U.P.37—A.P. (2)38—A.P., Gib Brush-Los Angeles...

June 04, 1956 | George Corcoran
The average woman golfer addresses the ball on the tee a little self-consciously, swings like she is afraid either her arms or the club or the ball might break, and sends a looping little blooper...

June 04, 1956 | Robert N. Bavier Jr.
Solid fiber-glass construction and safe, seagoing design have been molded together in Beetle's new deep-dish outboard

June 04, 1956 | Robert N. Bavier Jr.
Big engines and remote controls give top price performance on low-priced outboards

June 04, 1956 | Whitney Tower
More than $7 billion—5 of them off the track—are bet on horses in the ever-new, ever-baffling search: beating the races

June 04, 1956 | Alice Higgins
At a prestige show it's the underdog over all

June 04, 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

June 04, 1956 | Edited by Ed Zern
The great outdoors has its oddities, among them a tomcat in the more or less civilized town of Mamaroneck a few miles north of New York City.

June 04, 1956 | Edited by Ed Zern
Among last week's notable catches were: a 10-pound LARGEMOUTH BASS taken in Center Hill Lake, Tenn. by Frank Rogers Jr. of Winchester, Ky.; by Levi McIntyre of Jamestown, N.Y., a 3-pound 15-ounce...

June 04, 1956 | Jo Ahern
Architects of long-limbed look, they win the first Sportswear Design Awards

June 04, 1956
In Washington, D.C., a brisk walking distance along 16th Street from the White House, stands the University Club, a venerable building which has long been a center for physical conditioning and...

June 04, 1956 | Sparse Grey Hackle
The true purpose of a fly rod is to prevent its bearer from being arrested for vagrancy, for the delight of trout fishing is not the full creel but things seen and people met. A roughly dressed...

June 04, 1956
NOW COMES THE BELMONTSirs:Even this not too discerning reader found the answer to Whitney Tower's question Can Anyone Beat Needles? (SI, May 21). By pointing out that the Preakness is 110 yards...

June 04, 1956
ARTHUR DALEYSince the Pulitzer Prizes were inaugurated in 1917, only three sportswriters have won awards. The latest: Arthur Daley of The New York Times "for his outstanding coverage and...

June 04, 1956 | Roy Terrell