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August 13, 1956 | Volume 5, Issue 7

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Edward DuPont Cover - Sports Illustrated August 13, 1956

August 13, 1956 | William McHale

August 13, 1956

August 13, 1956
•Two-Way Break Floyd Patterson's mending metacarpal may turn out to be the luckiest break ever for Middleweight Champ Ray Robinson. With the Patterson-Archie Moore fight postponed until October or...

August 13, 1956

August 13, 1956
The distinguished burgee off the New York Yacht Club, whose membership list is practically a blue book off sailing, to say nothing off industry and finance, rippled over East Coast waters from...

August 13, 1956 | Herman Hickman

August 13, 1956 | Herman Hickman
Today's bitter differences in the embattled PCC are mirrored in the San Francisco Chronicle cartoon (right) showing, in pro-administration terms, football as the golden calf; and the Los...

August 13, 1956 | Herman Hickman
"If some of these 'sophomoric' alumni would grow up, put the value of their school above the value of victory, consider victory as something other than personal achievement, that would be the...

August 13, 1956 | Herman Hickman
"Football should be secondary to education in every respect. In the case of Notre Dame, I'm sure that the brilliant achievements of its graduates and the exceptional staff of faculty and...

August 13, 1956 | Herman Hickman
The head of the Eastern College Athletic Conference, largest in the nation, wired: "A basic rule shared by many intercollegiate athletic organization prohibits any discrimination for or against...

August 13, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
MRS. SAMUEL HALEDominican RepublicWife of the U.S. military aideI love to play in mixed foursomes. Furthermore, the men love to take us along. We're not so bad. We can offer enough competition to...

August 13, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
What sport attracts the most unsportsmanlike fans?

August 13, 1956
On Hope Williams' luxurious pack trip into the Wyoming Rockies socialite friends "rough it" in champagne and venison style

August 13, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

August 13, 1956
Herbert P. (Bert) Williams, 270-pound Chicago coal distributor who has been sailing Stars since 1926, gained U.S. Olympic berth in that class by skippering Kathleen to victory over nine rival...

August 13, 1956
Swinging as of old, Joe DiMaggio takes turn at bat in Los Angeles Old Timer's game.

August 13, 1956 | Harry Phillips
In next week's Anniversary Issue SPORTS ILLUSTRATED will celebrate its second birthday in several special ways. The first of these to strike the eye will be a major change in the style of the...

August 13, 1956
BOATING

August 13, 1956 | William F. Talbert
The Westchester Country Club occupies 350 lush acres in the heart of the richest country in the world. Fancy limousines ring it like a necklace of precious jewels. Anything short of a Cadillac is...

August 13, 1956 | Ezra Bowen
American yachtsmen enter the final eliminations to decide who will sail for the U.S. against the best in the world at Melbourne

August 13, 1956 | John Wilds
Gene Walet, skipper in the Dragon class (right) of the U.S. Olympic sailing team, spoke up sharply about his chances at Melbourne. "Of course I'm confident," said the handsome 20-year-old. "If I...

August 13, 1956 | Pat Lynch
Our guest columnist questions some legends, finds all is not well with U.S. racing and bluntly blames

August 13, 1956 | Horace Sutton
In Holland, an ideal—and inexpensive—way to see the country is to hire a cruiser for a scenic

August 13, 1956
16, 18—drawings by Ajay20, 21—John G. Zimmerman27—Karl Hubenthal-Los Angeles Examiner, Bob Bastian-San Francisco Chronicle29—right, Ernie Stout-Time39—Pappas Studios, Keystone, Phil Bath, Sport...

August 13, 1956 | Bud Holscher
A tall person naturally has a more upright swing than a more compactly built player like a Souchak or a Littler who can wheel his body around and swing comparatively "flat" with little or no...

August 13, 1956 | Alice Higgins
Aptly enough, at the biggest and the most successful Morgan Show ever held, many ribbon winners were

August 13, 1956
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

August 13, 1956 | Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver
In Nova Scotia tuna-angling Yale wins a cup, in Connecticut a tempest rages in the tepees, and the grizzly bear lumbers close to extinction in the Old Wild West

August 13, 1956 | Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver
Maurice Meyer Jr., 45, of Long Branch, New Jersey is a widely respected angler. An investment banker, he is on the team for the fifth time; this year is its captain.

August 13, 1956 | Roy Terrell

August 13, 1956 | Roy Terrell
Two rare plays by the Brooklyn catcher, similar in intent but dissimilar in execution, nearly transformed the big series between the Dodgers and the Braves last week. After tying the second game...

August 13, 1956 | John Durant
From the age of 9 Ulysses S. Grant's passion for horses was excelled only by his genius at breaking, riding and driving the most fractious of them

August 13, 1956 | Ajay
[This article consists of illustrations—see below.]

August 13, 1956
DREAM RACE (CONT.)Sirs:I am in accord with your suggestion for a Dream Race (SI, July 30) if only to prove "the error of their ways" to those poor misguided "turf experts" who last year voted...

August 13, 1956
G. SPENCE HANNAWinner of the Dulles Regatta held off Sodus Point on Lake Ontario with Selene, his mahogany-hulled Dragon-class sloop, Hanna (left) receives the trophy awarded each year by...