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July 09, 1956 | Volume 5, Issue 2

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Tom Brewer Cover - Sports Illustrated July 09, 1956

July 09, 1956 | Robert Creamer

July 09, 1956 | Robert Creamer
Most kids practice—and have been caught by—sandlot tricks like hiding the ball and decoying a base runner with phantom fielding. In the major leagues, though, it is presumed that players are...

July 09, 1956
In theory, the All-Star Game should provide the season's closest approach to perfect baseball. Yet baseball perfection can only be the sum total of many great visual moments scattered through...

July 09, 1956 | Joan Flynn Dreyspool
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July 09, 1956 | Joan Flynn Dreyspool
Stanley Frank Musial was born in the drab industrial town of Donora, Pa. (later notorious for its night of killing smog) on Nov. 21, 1920. His mother was of Czech descent and his father, an...

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•Claim JuniperArchie Moore and Manager Charlie Johnston signed to meet Canada's James J. Parker in Toronto July 25, to decide (says Johnston) the "world heavyweight championship," set the stage...

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EYELETS AND FLARES AT WIMBLEDON

July 09, 1956 | Joanne Jackson Bratton

July 09, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
Postmaster General Arthur E. Summerfield has announced a campaign to reduce the "hazard of dogbites" for the nation's 125,000 letter carriers.

July 09, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
What drama and beauty do you see in sports?

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RECORD BREAKERS

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Mario D'Agata, Italian deaf-mute who came back from near-death following shooting fray, used his ready fists to force France's Robert Cohen to "retire" at end of sixth, won European version of...

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Charging fillies and mares head for home in $156,500 Delaware Handicap as 16 to 1 long shot Flower Bowl (fifth from left), makes ready for the stretch drive and victory (see page 42).

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AUTO RACING

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

July 09, 1956 | Mort Lund
250 oarsmen swept over Onondaga's waters but only 26 were measured for Olympic uniforms, including that Kelly boy and

July 09, 1956 | Mort Lund
SINGLESJack Kelly Jr. (Vesper Boat Club, Philadelphia)

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4—Walter Daran5—bottom, Hy Peskin, Susan Greenburg6, 7—H. Lee Hansen (9), Amateur Athletic Union (5), Phil Bath (4), Richard Meek (3), Mark Kauffman (3), Gary Winogrand (3), Jerry Cooke (2), Hy...

July 09, 1956 | Stanley Karnow
RHEIMS, FRANCE

July 09, 1956 | Henry Longhurst
WENTWORTH, ENGLAND

July 09, 1956 | Harry Phillips
Four weekends ago the American Broadcasting Company, in cooperation with SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, began a series of weekend broadcasts inspired by SI's new techniques of sports journalism. Called...

July 09, 1956 | Graham Ross
The balance and feel of a golf club are transmitted to the player through the hands. Few golfers understand as clearly as they should which parts of the palm and fingers do the actual gripping. To...

July 09, 1956 | Whitney Tower
Record books and the facts of life should remind horsemen that Delaware was right in thrice putting

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

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100 METERS

July 09, 1956 | Edited by Ed Zern

July 09, 1956 | Edited by Ed Zern
Among last week's notable catches: by Hans Hinrichs of Staten Island, N.Y. a 234-pound SWORDFISH on 24-thread line 14 miles out of Shinnecock Inlet for the first Long Island swordfish catch of the...

July 09, 1956 | Dr. William A. Fisher
On the moonlike chill wastes of the Arctic Ocean a young Washington dentist turned big-game hunter finds his greatest trophy—the matchless Alaskan polar bear

July 09, 1956 | Roy Terrell

July 09, 1956
EXPERTISESirs:I must say Booton Herndon's How Colleges Gather in a New Crop (SI, June 18) was one of the finest articles yet. I enjoyed it, and so did the other coaches here. It would be wonderful...

July 09, 1956 | Ajay
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DR. ALLEN B. STOWEFor 27 years Dr. Stowe has taught chemistry and tennis at Kalamazoo (Mich.) College, where the NCAA tournament was played last week. In his honor the USLTA's Junior Championships...