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September 10, 1956 | Volume 5, Issue 11

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Whitey Ford Cover - Sports Illustrated September 10, 1956

September 10, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
BOBBY BRAGANManagerThat's a tough question. In the first 50 games we had the best one-two-three punch in baseball—Ronnie Kline, Bob Friend and Dale Long. We won 30 of our first 50 games but only...

September 10, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
Which would you prefer as a fiancé: an athletic man or the studious type? (Asked of Miss Universe contestants.)

September 10, 1956 | Robert Creamer

September 10, 1956 | Robert Creamer
From the diary of a Giant fan who tast week watched archenemy Jackie Robinson rampaging on the Polo Grounds base paths:

September 10, 1956 | Robert Creamer
One of the lesser-known reasons for the Yankees' success this year has been the strength of their pitching staff. Whitey Ford, the star, has been ably backed by such as Johnny Kucks and Tom...

September 10, 1956
The nocturnal glow of baseball is vividly shown in the remarkable photographs on the next four pages. The night game is now unquestionably the backbone, the blood, the meat and potatoes of the...

September 10, 1956

September 10, 1956
•Four Fine DaysPresident Eisenhower, delighted with his first two days of golf at Pebble Beach (SI, Sept. 3), decided to stay on for two more. Ike and his partners picked up once or twice on each...

September 10, 1956
ROBBY ON THE WARPATH

September 10, 1956 | Dorothy Stull

September 10, 1956 | Jeremiah Tax
Lawrence Baker Sheppard of Hanover, Pa. is a lean, large-eared 58-year-old whose face has the color and skin the consistency of old saddle leather. This is entirely appropriate for a man who has...

September 10, 1956 | Harry Phillips
Only special circumstances prevented Louis Tewanema from being on hand last month when SPORTS ILLUSTRATED gathered some 30 members of past and present U.S. Olympic teams in New York for a press...

September 10, 1956 | John O'Reilly
Thousands of men and machines are now at work changing the shape of a 40-mile stretch of the St. Lawrence River Valley. The stream, one of the largest rivers on the continent, is being pushed...

September 10, 1956
3—Richard Meek; Tom McHugh4—I.N.P.15—top, I.N.P.22, 24—drawings by Ajay28—Robert Phillips-Black Star29—I.N.P., Robert Phillips-Black Star32-34—Arthur Shay37—John G. Zimmerman38, 39—U.P....

September 10, 1956
Francis Skiddy Von Stade, longtime Saratoga president, was honored by GNYA for his "devotion to...Thoroughbred racing...a character compounded of sound knowledge, calm thoughtfulness and...

September 10, 1956
Limbering up his big game in bid for tennis grand slam, Lew Hoad serves in his opening match of Nationals at Forest Hills.

September 10, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

September 10, 1956
AUTO RACINGMarshall Teague, Daytona Beach, USAC 100-m. natl. championship stock car race, in 1:18:46.5 (track record), in 1956 Chevrolet, DuQuoin, III.

September 10, 1956 | Jim Atwater
Covered with grime, Bill Muncey bounced out on the orange deck of Miss Thriftway and did a happy jig. "By golly," shouted the husky driver as his big hydroplane swung into its pit, "by golly, it's...

September 10, 1956 | Walter Guzzardi
MONZA, ITALY

September 10, 1956 | John Fitch
The paunchy, bowlegged little man who has just won an unprecedented fourth world driver championship is an instinctive athlete who has no disposition to dramatize or even explain his phenomenal skill.

September 10, 1956 | Art Wall Jr.
Putting is the most imprecise science in all of golf, and there are almost as many putting techniques as there are golfers. A technique I have found successful is to try to think of throwing my...

September 10, 1956 | Whitney Tower
As the rains lashed the Saratoga track for two days before the 52nd running of the Hopeful, there was more than the usual amount of excitement among owners of the best 2-year-olds in the East...

September 10, 1956 | Jack Olsen
A Pier Six horse race. Nobody expected last Saturday's $143,510 Washington Park Futurity to be a knitting contest, matching as it did Rex Ellsworth's powerful California Kid and Fred W. Hooper's...

September 10, 1956
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September 10, 1956
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September 10, 1956
Upjohn (a pharmaceutical firm), like almost everyone else these days, gets into the Mantle act and reveals that physiologists agree with many American League pitchers on one point: that Mickey is...

September 10, 1956 | Art Buchwald
The author, European columnist for the New York Herald Tribune, has been observing aspects of life in America.

September 10, 1956
When Tenzing and Hillary attained the summit of Everest, the outer clothing that protected them from the fantastic winds and cold at the top of the world was made of an almost ridiculously...

September 10, 1956 | Thomas H. Lineaweaver

September 10, 1956 | Thomas H. Lineaweaver
Journey's beginning for tuna comes at the spawning grounds (1) where primary spring migration movement brings the fish from the Caribbean around the west end of Cuba, through the Florida straits...

September 10, 1956 | Thomas H. Lineaweaver
Reeling in, Neumann M. Harris of U.S. team is model of well-accoutered tuna fisherman. Basic equipment includes: 12/0 reel with adjustable mechanical drag ($75-$645) holding 500 to 800 yards of...

September 10, 1956 | Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver
A bunch of boys from Colorado, tall on western movie experience but short on the ways of the Old West, decided to shoot buffalo Indian-style and did all right once they lost their mounts

September 10, 1956 | John Durant
President Grover Cleveland, a determined man, played just as hard as he worked

September 10, 1956
Sirs:Congratulations on your second anniversary issue. In just two years you have become America's No. 1 sports magazine.

September 10, 1956
Shy, handsome Billy, a 13-year-old ninth-grade student from Seattle, took both heats in the JU runabout class to retain his title (won last year) at National Stock Outboard Championships in...