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July 30, 1956 | Volume 5, Issue 5

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Joe Adcock Cover - Sports Illustrated July 30, 1956

July 30, 1956 | Fred Beckey
High in the weather-lashed Alps two intrepid climbers assail the spine-chilling peaks of the famous Needles of Chamonix

July 30, 1956
WHEN ODD FELLOWS GET TOGETHER, THE SEPARATION OF POWERS, TO SEE OR NOT TO SEE THE IRISH, STRANGE SOUNDS IN A HAT, A PROPOSITION FOR A DREAM RACE

July 30, 1956
•Take Your Choice Bing Crosby, one of the 11-man syndicate that made the winning $5,500,000 bid for the Detroit Tigers, is also 16% owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates. When baseball Commissioner Ford...

July 30, 1956
A year ago, the late William Woodward Jr., then owner of Nashua, and Rex Ellsworth, owner of Swaps, agreed to match their superb colts in a two-horse race at Chicago. At that time the two...

July 30, 1956
GOLDEN AGE FOR KIDS

July 30, 1956 | Robert H. Boyle

July 30, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

July 30, 1956
Fred Knorr, affable 42-year-old radio executive whose boyhood baseball ambition was thwarted by Depression, finally made big time—as head of 11-man syndicate which paid record price of $5,500,000...

July 30, 1956
Straining toward the finish, Derek Ibbotson (left) barely edges Chris Chat-away in muddy three-mile race at London.

July 30, 1956
AUTO RACINGStirling Moss, England, 124-m. Bari Grand Prix, in 1:30.52.4, with 82 mph average, in Maserati, Bari, Italy.

July 30, 1956
FRIDAY, JULY 27

July 30, 1956 | Ed Oliver
The major problem in golf for chunky men is keeping their swing from being too flat—that is, on too shallow or horizontal a plane. The first thing they must learn in order to avoid this flatness...

July 30, 1956 | William F. Talbert
Of the 32 nations challenging Australia for the Davis Cup this year, only five are still "alive." They are Italy (which just last week won the European Zone title from Sweden), India, Canada,...

July 30, 1956 | Humphrey S. Finney
Jaws dropped last week when a group of businessmen paid $5½ million for the Detroit baseball club. But that money secured title to a fine piece of real estate, to the contracts of 25 major league...

July 30, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
A. E. BIRTPresidentHambro Automotive Corp.Special features like distinctive design, high performance, durability and ease of handling, which are basic in MGA and Austin-Healey, appeal to Americans...

July 30, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
What is the most unusual sport you've seen in your travels around the world? (Asked of members of the Circumnavigators Club.)

July 30, 1956 | Jack Olsen
Greek Game takes the Arlington juvenile classic, adding to the joy of the Midwest's pampered, nongambling fans

July 30, 1956
3—Sy Friedman6, 9-11—Hy Peskin18—drawings by Ajay22—European, I.N.P.23—A.P. (2), E. Montefiore-AGIPAN, A.P.26, 27—top. Art Rogers-Los Angeles Times; bottom, U.P., A.P. (2)32—A.P. (2), U.P.,...

July 30, 1956
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July 30, 1956 | Edited by 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

July 30, 1956 | Ezra Bowen

July 30, 1956 | Alice Higgins
IF a member of a breed of horse known as the Morgan ever flew like Pegasus it was not recorded, but apart from that the animal is reputed to be capable of doing just about anything useful a horse...

July 30, 1956 | Harry Phillips
When rain delayed the start of the July 4 double-header at Crosley Field, the Redlegs headed for their dugout. SPORTS ILLUSTRATED's Hy Peskin, stationed at its third-base end, simply turned the...

July 30, 1956 | Ruth E. Riley
In days when wrestling was a sport and not a vaudeville show, lanky Abe Lincoln threw all comers, except for one

July 30, 1956
Sirs:Mr. Marquand's vitriolic lady member (, SI, July 23) is unfortunately not a figment of the author's imagination. Today every golf club in the country has its Lydia Feltons, and I am sorry to...

July 30, 1956
Daughter of the late Lord Forster, one of England's great yachtsmen, Mrs. Pitt-Rivers was the only lady skipper in the recent Newport-Bermuda ocean race, brought her 63-foot cutter Foxhound...

July 30, 1956 | Roy Terrell

July 30, 1956 | Roy Terrell
Milwaukee's man of the moment is Joe Adcock (see cover). He also provides our HIGHLIGHT this week. Climaxing a fury of power hitting and rhubarbs, Adcock set a new season high in the National...