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July 16, 1956 | Volume 5, Issue 3

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Gus Bell Cover - Sports Illustrated July 16, 1956

July 16, 1956
A fresh sprain in Mickey Mantle's oft-injured right leg, suffered while he threw off balance in a vain attempt to catch a Boston runner at home plate on July 4th, could rob 1956 baseball of its...

July 16, 1956 | Whitney Tower
Hollywood Park, a shining example of progress at the races, is also a demonstration of how enterprising California does things the big way

July 16, 1956

July 16, 1956
•On Crossing BridgesUnseeded Italians Nicola Pietrangeli and Orlando Sirola dropped Americans Vic Seixas and Ham Richardson from Wimbledon doubles handily, raised possibility that the U.S. may...

July 16, 1956 | Harry Phillips
One element in any program for physical fitness on which all experts agree is that it calls for exercise of some kind. And the idea of exercise, as such, does not always evoke universal enthusiasm...

July 16, 1956
CINCINNATI HOLDS ITS BREATHAll off Cincinnati, like the wide-eyed young lady below, was holding its breath last week while the once downtrodden but beloved Redlegs were having their turn at first...

July 16, 1956 | William F. Talbert

July 16, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

July 16, 1956
Eye-catching Sea Fever, displaying unique transom-style stern for the first time, sails to victory in AA class during the PCYA-PIYA regatta out of Royal Victoria (B.C.) Yacht Club.

July 16, 1956
Peter Thomson, cherub-faced young Aussie, casually went about business of shooting 286 for his third straight British Open title at Hoylake (see page 34), teamed up with Lew Hoad (see below) to...

July 16, 1956
ARCHERY

July 16, 1956
FRIDAY, JULY 13

July 16, 1956 | Henry Longhurst
HOYLAKE, ENGLAND

July 16, 1956 | Henry Longhurst
Peter William Thomson comes from Brunswick, Australia, which is a suburb of Melbourne, but not one of its more "residentially desirable" ones. He was born there in 1929, and the first loves of...

July 16, 1956
1—bottom, I. Mull, Richard Meek2—Susan Greenburg11—U.P., I.N.P., A.P., Hy Peskin, I.N.P.18, 20—drawings by Ajay26, 27—top, Topical Press; bottom, Fox Photos, Kemsley Picture Service, European,...

July 16, 1956 | Kenneth Rudeen
Porsches won the day, but race fans at Beverly will not find it easy to forget the roar of the TEXAN TORNADO

July 16, 1956 | Kenneth Rudeen
FIRST RACE: Class G Production, E. M. Pupulidy (Porsche 1300) 65.6

July 16, 1956 | Dorothy Stull

July 16, 1956 | Dorothy Stull
Is Your Child Really Fit? (Harper, $2.50) will be published this August. Basic Exercises No. 1 was published by Institute for Physical Fitness, 1951.

July 16, 1956 | Dorothy Stull
1 Cargo nets.Any way I tried to go, it was hard climbing.

July 16, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
C. D. BATCHELORPulitzer PrizewinnerNew YorkDaily NewsFor drama, baseball—the best spectator sport. Victory or defeat may hinge on the last out. For beauty, tennis—graceful men (sometimes) and...

July 16, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
What is the appeal of the sports car and what is its future in American life?

July 16, 1956 | Coles Phinizy

July 16, 1956 | Coles Phinizy
The U.S. Olympic Decathlon Trials will be held at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind. on July 13 and 14. The winner will be the 1956 national champion, and the first three will constitute this...

July 16, 1956 | Whitney Tower
Jibes turn to cheers as a great racing state—and a great California chestnut—proudly prepare their

July 16, 1956
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July 16, 1956 | John O'Reilly
Dr. Rene-Guy Busnel, a vivacious French physiologist, has been visiting American scientific centers telling his audiences how he can whistle up grasshoppers and provoke numerous other reactions...

July 16, 1956 | Edited by Ed Zern and Tom Lineaweaver

July 16, 1956 | Edited by Ed Zern and Tom Lineaweaver
Among last week's notable catches: by Dr. John J. Vallone of Cranston, R.I., a 650-pound BLUEFIN TUNA after a three-hour scrap five miles southeast of Block Island; a 43-pound SAILFISH taken by...

July 16, 1956 | Betty Jameson
Golfers who customarily take pains to obtain a firm, correct stance before hitting their shots go to sleep frequently in this department when confronted with recovering from a bunker. I have in...

July 16, 1956
The sports and games pictured here by John Groth's imaginative brush and pen are as indigenous to Europe as its ancient soil. These are the vigorous contests which Europeans stage among themselves...

July 16, 1956 | John Durant
Andrew Jackson, owner of gamecocks and rugged duelist, was an outstanding horse racer of his day. His one regret: he never defeated the mare Maria

July 16, 1956
Sirs:Thanks and kudos for Dorothy Stull's admirably informative and judicious reporting of the President's Annapolis Conference on Physical Fitness (SI, July 2). She ended her valuable article...

July 16, 1956
DEANE BEMANAt 18, this Bethesda, Md. high school boy is a veteran of the last two National Opens. Each time, in order to qualify, he had to outshoot a crowded field of experienced pros and...

July 16, 1956 | Robert Creamer

July 16, 1956 | Robert Creamer
David Russell (GUS) Bell was born in Louisville, Ky. on Nov. 15, 1928. An outstanding Louisville high school player, Gus signed for a $750 bonus with the Pittsburgh organization in 1947. After...