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September 24, 1956 | Volume 5, Issue 13

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September 24, 1956
AUTO RACING

September 24, 1956
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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HERMAN HICKMAN SAYS:

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Aesop might well have been referring to them when he wrote, "You may share the labours of the great, but not the spoils"

September 24, 1956
2—drawings by Jean Simpson8—A.P., Freudy Photos, Tony Triolo, U.P., Arthur M. Uhlmann-Milwaukee Journal9—John G. Zimmerman, Phil Bath, I.N.P., Paris-Match from Gamma, I.N.P.15, 17—top, George...

September 24, 1956 | Fred R. Smith
With a 10-yard-line seat, the weather wet and the home team on the losing end, you can still be a HAPPY SPECTATOR

September 24, 1956 | Robert Coughlan
In the first of two parts, Sports Illustrated examines the popular notion that stardom on the gridiron is often followed by failure in life. A unique and monumental survey by Notre Dame supplies...

September 24, 1956 | Robert Coughlan
University of Notre Dame (November 1954)

September 24, 1956 | Robert Coughlan
How do the Notre Dame findings check with the over-all football picture? The answer is supplied by former players who did not answer the original questionnaire, and by a SPORTS ILLUSTRATED survey...

September 24, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
ART FRENCH JR.Son of Harvard's 1928 captainA help if a boy is modest and doesn't let it go to his head. Being the son of a Harvard captain gave me a greater opportunity to display any modest...

September 24, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
What is the height of your ambition? (Asked at the Little League championship finals in Williamsport, Pa.)

September 24, 1956 | Byron Nelson
Because the face of a long iron—numbers one, two and three—has so very little loft, it leads players to fear they will not get the ball up into the air so they usually lift up with their bodies in...

September 24, 1956
STRIPER CONVERSATIONSirs:The Striped Bass: A Detective Story (SI, Aug. 27, Sept. 3) is the best fishing article that SPORTS ILLUSTRATED has ever printed. Congratulations to you and to Gerald Holland.

September 24, 1956
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

September 24, 1956
Future sailing champions (ages 6 to 16) flock to the Balboa (Calif.) Yacht Club, where pretty Mary Ann Bailie first teaches them how to swim. When they can travel 100 yards in the water, crewcut...

September 24, 1956 | Robert Creamer
It's late September, and the big glistening clock of football is wound up and ready to strike—so Sports Illustrated devotes all but a portion of this issue to the coming season. But no American...

September 24, 1956
Catcher and umpire face off in classic duet, an old pro tries to steal home without orders, a benchful of Milwaukee Braves stare in candid anxiety—these are some of the manifestations of the...

September 24, 1956 | Whitney Tower
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.

September 24, 1956 | Martin Kane
SYRACUSE

September 24, 1956 | Harry Phillips
Yankees vs Dodgers? Redlegs? Braves?

September 24, 1956 | Herbert Warren Wind
'Career Four-Irons'—and a will—win him the National Amateur

September 24, 1956
HOPES AND RADIOS TUNED HIGH IN MILWAUKEE, BOARDMAN IS PALERMO'S PUGILIST NOW, THE MIXTURE AS NEVER BEFORE, BOROTRA IN HIS ATHLETIC FIFTIES, THE ANCIENT AERONAUT

September 24, 1956
•Back in the SaddleCowboy Johnny Cherberg, booted out of his job as football coach at the University of Washington last January, rode back into the headlines in a manner to arrest the full...

September 24, 1956 | Paul O'Neil
It has been hot and dusty in the Southwest, hot and humid in the South, hot and getting hotter in southern California; the leaves have yet to fall, or even turn color in much of New England...

September 24, 1956 | Paul O'Neil
The celebration of the football triumph is as stylized as that of the bullfight, and nowhere more so than at the New Year's Day bowl games such as that at Dallas' Cotton Bowl, shown on the next...

September 24, 1956
NOW WE ARE ENGAGED IN A GREAT CIVIL WAR

September 24, 1956 | Herman Hickman
Football's soothsayer, having just finished his annual pilgrimage to the shrines of the sport, here delivers his prognostications on what the 1956 season promises and his scouting reports on the...

September 24, 1956 | Herman Hickman
•Maryland vs. Syracuse. Montmen many and massive. Orange is not green. Could spoil but won't. MARYLAND.

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September 24, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

September 24, 1956
Yogi Berra, squatty New York Yankee, has hit many a home run in his lifetime but no other meant quite so much as one he banged against Detroit last week, his 237th as major leaguer to break Gabby...

September 24, 1956
Dodger spy Al Campanis, with assist from son, hopefully scouts Yankees while his team battles for National League flag.

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September 24, 1956 | Don Parker
The heavily armored athletes shown on the following four pages might not look like football players to Walter Camp, but it was he who thought up the honor they now covet—All-America

September 24, 1956
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