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September 17, 1956 | Volume 5, Issue 12

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Willie Hartack Cover - Sports Illustrated September 17, 1956

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September 17, 1956
AGONY IN THE DUGOUT

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•Muddy but UnbowedScandal-struck and penalized, the Pacific Coast Conference sends Southern Cal to first major intersectional game (with Texas) on Sept. 22. USC Coach Jess Hill, with 40 men...

September 17, 1956 | Joe Hirsch

September 17, 1956 | Joe Hirsch
WILLIE SHOEMAKER: "That boy has a lot of ability. A real good rider, he seems to have the knack of making just about every horse he rides give out with all the run that's in him—maybe it's a knack...

September 17, 1956
Anyone who has dodged bullets and dry flies in the forests and by the waters of America knows full well that a seasonal army is annually abroad in this country in search of fish and game. But just...

September 17, 1956 | Reginald Wells

September 17, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
ELAINE BISHENDENMiss CanadaIf a young man is too athletic he might not have much between the ears, and if he is too studious he might not be able to stand on his feet. I'd be more inclined to...

September 17, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
Is it a help or a handicap being the son or daughter of a famous football player?

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September 17, 1956
Virginia Grant, attractive Canadian aquastar, teamed up with younger sister Susie to dominate English swimming championships at Blackpool. Virginia won 220-yard freestyle in 2:30.6; 15-year old...

September 17, 1956
Down and out goes Larry Bataan at hands of NBA Bantamweight Champion Raul Macias in sixth round at Hollywood.

September 17, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

September 17, 1956
BASEBALL

September 17, 1956 | William F. Talbert
Three dramatic questions were posed by the Diamond Jubilee National Tennis Championships:

September 17, 1956 | Herbert Warren Wind
It used to be a very simple thing to know when another September had come round: Doris Hart would lose in the finals at Forest Hills and, on another front, a new Miss Rheingold would loom into...

September 17, 1956
12—U.P.14—Francis Miller—LIFE15—Hy Peskin16, 17—Francis Miller—LIFE (2), Hy Peskin22, 24—drawings by Ajay25—Eliot Elisofon—LIFE26, 27—Gordon Coster28—Hy Peskin, Bert Morgan (2)29—Bert Morgan, Ken...

September 17, 1956 | Kenneth Rudeen
The mechanical stars of a pair of zestful Sports Car Club of America endurance races last weekend on the exacting Road America course at Elkhart Lake, Wis. were bright-red Italian machines, an...

September 17, 1956 | Horace Sutton
Some Canadians were saying last season that they find buzzing from the snow banks of the Dominion to the sunlands of Florida too abrupt a change. They favor stopping, like a diver in a pressure...

September 17, 1956 | Helen Dettweiler
Most women golfers are extremely conscious of the importance of body action in the golf shot but, probably because they have not had baseball training as many men have, they tend to ignore the...

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[TV]TV [COLOR TV]COLOR TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO

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September 17, 1956 | Arnold (Chick) Gandil

September 17, 1956 | Arnold (Chick) Gandil
EDDIE CICOTTE: "Only Walter Johnson was better. He knew all the tricks, dusted batters, threw a black ball, shine and emery balls. Friendly on the field, he was no mingler off."

September 17, 1956 | James Crusinberry
James Crusinberry, a Chicago sports-writer, was the first reporter to break the details of the Black Sox scandal. Here he tells how the conspiracy came to light.

September 17, 1956
From Norway, Sweden and Denmark come the year's brightest sweater designs

September 17, 1956
.Sirs:I think it's high time somebody realized what Avery Brundage () is standing for and talking about and came out on his side. When you get right down to it, all he is demanding is that...

September 17, 1956
William F. Talbert, shown here with Hamilton Richardson (right), has long observed how effective the behavior and appearance of our traveling athletes can be in winning overseas friends for this...

September 17, 1956 | Harry Phillips
I remember reading, some time ago, that the eminent modern poet-philosopher from India, Rabindranath Tagore, was invited to a football game on one of his trips to the U.S. As the opposing lines...