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September 03, 1956 | Volume 5, Issue 10

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Lew Hoad Cover - Sports Illustrated September 03, 1956

September 03, 1956 | Sarah Palfrey
On the first page of Shirley Fry's scrap-book, started by her father when she was 9, there is a picture of the center court at Wimbledon under which is written "Objective—Wimbledon by 1945." The...

September 03, 1956 | Jack Tobin
California sailors stage a colorful water pageant on Lake Arrowhead, 5,106 feet up in the San Bernardino Mountains

September 03, 1956

September 03, 1956
•From Spike Heels to SpikesSeventeen U.S. women qualified for Olympic track and field competition in Washington, D.C. tryouts. An off track and good showings led officials to abandon...

September 03, 1956
WITH IKE AT PEBBLE BEACH

September 03, 1956 | Robert Riger
The New York Giants work an all-day, half-the-night schedule preparing for another pro football season

September 03, 1956 | Gerald Holland

September 03, 1956 | Gerald Holland
The selective eating habits of the striped bass are such that fishermen are forever trying to devise new and more deceptive baits with which to tempt him. On these pages SPORTS ILLUSTRATED...

September 03, 1956 | Paul O'Neil
Man would not be man if, somewhere in his heart, he was not a bum—if he did not nurse a recurring dream of indolence and irresponsibility, and did not yearn to stretch out on a tropic beach or...

September 03, 1956 | Whitney Tower
Next year's Derby is a long way ahead, but some are already hoping. For in the fall the bugles sound

September 03, 1956 | Whitney Tower
PHAROS Bay colt Foaled, 1920 Started 31 Won 14 NEARCO Chestnut colt Foaled, 1935 Started 14 Won 14 NASRULLAH Bay colt Foaled, 1940 Started 10 Won 5 BOLD RULER, OWNED BY MRS. HENRY C. PHIPPS, IS...

September 03, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
GENERAL ANTHONY C. McAULIFFEFormer Commander in Chief, U.S. Army in EuropeYes. I never made my letter at West Point, but I played baseball and basketball and continued with polo after graduation....

September 03, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
What happened to the Pittsburgh Pirates?

September 03, 1956
THE 17 WOMEN WHO MADE OLYMPIC TRACK TEAM IN TRIALS AT WASHINGTON

September 03, 1956
A big score for Cleveland's Herb Score (right), who hit first major league homer in 2-hit, 3-0 win over New York Yankees.

September 03, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

September 03, 1956
BASEBALL

September 03, 1956 | Martin Kane
Some moves were made to clean up the game when the NBA met under the southern sun, but so far it's

September 03, 1956
3—bottom, Hy Peskin6—drawings by Robert Riger9—Brian Seed, Jean Talles, Fred Carew10—Verner Reed11—Verner Reed, Samuel Cooper18, 20—drawings by Ajay22—A.P.32—drawing by Rudolf Freund38—left,...

September 03, 1956 | Arnold Browning
Since 30 to 45% of your total strokes are putts, whatever would improve your putting is worth your thought and study. An important part of putting understood by few average golfers is how to read...

September 03, 1956 | Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver
In New York, a new Conservation Commissioner is appointed while in Iowa a golf course owner, Val Brooks (right, with caretaker Houge), builds a hazard and suffers an embarrassment of fishes

September 03, 1956 | John O'Reilly
Murder and greed, beauty and song, bright hues and drab, all belong to the teeming world surrounding a

September 03, 1956
Whether the participants were Dutch country boys of the 17th century or city urchins of the early 20th century, a summer sport that once attracted devotees was swimming au naturel in the local...

September 03, 1956 | Robert Creamer

September 03, 1956 | Robert Creamer
The Brooklyn Dodgers went west for the last time this season on a 10-game road trip which is vital to their hopes of repeating as champions of the National League. In St. Louis, their first stop,...

September 03, 1956
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

September 03, 1956 | Harry Phillips
Robert Riger's first perspective on sports was an imperfect one. It was the Polo Grounds, from a fourth floor window in an apartment on Coogan's Bluff which allowed, in summer, a view of first and...

September 03, 1956 | Herbert Warren Wind
Player, reporter and essayist, Bernard Darwin is golf's greatest historian. Herewith, on the occasion of his 80th birthday, an appreciation of his work and, in his own words, his most striking...

September 03, 1956 | Bernard Darwin
Written especially for SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Every game has its intense moments which fix themselves forever in the memory. To the swifter-moving games belong those instants of victory or defeat...

September 03, 1956
FOOTBALL CRISIS (CONT.)Sirs:The College Football Crisis (SI, Aug. 6 and 13) is a constructive effort to improve college athletics and college football in particular. Much has been said and written...

September 03, 1956 | Ajay
[This article consists of illustrations—see below.]

September 03, 1956
Seventy-five years after the first national tennis championships were held on its courts, the Newport (R.I.) Casino celebrated with a pageant featuring costumes of the '80s worn by Mrs. James Van...

September 03, 1956 | William F. Talbert
Victory at Forest Hills would make Hoad the second man ever to sweep the world's major tennis titles

September 03, 1956 | William F. Talbert
Lewis Hoad began to play tennis eight years after he was born in Sydney, Australia on November 23, 1934. Two years later, in his first tournament, he made the acquaintance of Ken Rosewall, then...