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October 01, 1956 | Volume 5, Issue 14

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Mickey Mantle Cover - Sports Illustrated October 01, 1956

October 01, 1956 | Robert Creamer

October 01, 1956
An appraisal of team chances in the 1956 World Series, plus detailed Scouting Reports on players' strengths, weaknesses

October 01, 1956
THE PITCHERS

October 01, 1956
Right Field Foul LineLeft Field Foul Line51 in. TO 43 in. HIGH7 ft. 10 in. TO 13 ft. 10 in. HIGH45 in. TO 43 in. HIGH301 ft.402 FT.457 FT.461 FT.407 FT.367 FT.344 FT.296 ft.N

October 01, 1956
THE PITCHERS

October 01, 1956
Right Field Foul Line 297 ft.Left Field Foul Line 348 ft.WALL 9 ft. 10½ in. HIGHSCREEN & WALL 40 ft. HIGH365 FT.393 FT.352 FT.N

October 01, 1956
THE PITCHERS

October 01, 1956
Right Field Foul LineLeft Field Foul LineOUTFIELD FENCE 4 ft. HIGHSCREEN 10 ft. HIGH320 ft.397 FT.402 FT.397 FT.315 ft.N

October 01, 1956
THE PITCHERS

October 01, 1956 | Horace Sutton

October 01, 1956
A TONGUE-BITING UPSET

October 01, 1956

October 01, 1956
•Statement of IntentionsThe controversial new Olympic oath ("I am and intend to remain an amateur," etc.) will probably be shelved at a meeting of the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne,...

October 01, 1956 | Robert H. Boyle

October 01, 1956 | Robert Coughlan

October 01, 1956 | Horace Sutton

October 01, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
RONALD ORLOWSKIHamtramck (Mich.)All-StarsI'd like to be a baseball player first. But I know I can't play baseball all my life so I'm going to study to be a draftsman or a general engineer. So...

October 01, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
How important is a jockey to a horse?

October 01, 1956
A cloth woven by Bavarian peasants since the 11th century is becoming a new American sports classic

October 01, 1956 | Harry Phillips
Careful readers of our masthead on the following page this week will notice under Special Contributors a new but familiar name which takes its place first on the list. As a special contributor to...

October 01, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

October 01, 1956
Donald Campbell, shaken and battered while his lobster-shaped Bluebird lopped and rolled, roared over England's Lake Coniston at 286.78 mph, averaged 225.63 mph for two-way run to break own speed...

October 01, 1956
Whooshing up spray, Manchester solicitor Norman Buckley whips his Windermere III to one-hour water speed record of 79.66 mph for unlimited class boats at Windermere, England.

October 01, 1956
BASEBALL

October 01, 1956 | Willard C. Rappleye
Shirtsleeves instead of raccoon coats were the order of the day as the brand-new season opened its doors in weather that still carried the lingering glow of summer. It was a day to gladden the...

October 01, 1956 | Don Parker
In days gone by, the first week of football was the occasion for the haves to sharpen their skills against the have-nots, who submitted docilely in exchange for the chance to appear in the large,...

October 01, 1956 | Don Parker
Ken Harris of Miami (Ohio) seemed to be a one-man two-platoon system against George Washington until baffled fans and equally baffled Harris discovered numbers on jersey had been sewn on...

October 01, 1956 | Don Parker
Best tackle at the Maryland-Syracuse game—from the point of view of Maryland's home town fans—was made by a fellow who failed to dress for football. The hero, a university policeman, nailed a...

October 01, 1956 | Don Parker
ArmyGeorgia TechMiamiMichigan StateMichiganOhio StateOklahomaSouthern CaliforniaTexas A&MTexas ChristianYale

October 01, 1956 | Don Parker
The earth-bound power tactics of split-T football (see Herman Hickman) find no favor in the West this year. Most notable example was at the Stanford-Washington State game where 74 passes were...

October 01, 1956 | Don Parker
Of the 21 undefeated teams of 1955, 16 have already been in action, and five have lost. They were Maryland (12-26 to Syracuse); Miami, Ohio (6-7 to George Washington); Shepherd, W. Va. (0-2 to...

October 01, 1956
1—bottom, Robert Riger5—Combine13—Arthur Dailey14, 15—Arthur Dailey, Hy Peskin (2)16—Arthur Dailey27—drawing by Ajay31, 32—Art Shay35—Arthur Siegel36—left, Cliff E. Lohs; right, George H....

October 01, 1956 | Herman Hickman
The big news so far is that the era of ground-bound, grind-it-out, run-it-down-their-throats football is slowly but surely coming to an end. Opening day from coast to coast served notice that...

October 01, 1956 | Herman Hickman
•Stanford vs. Michigan State.Indians bigger and better this year. Spartans likewise. Stanford features passes. MSU's multiple offense combines trickery and power. Peaks and Kowalczyk the...

October 01, 1956 | Al Esposito
On seaside and desert courses particularly, but wherever sand exists, golfers run into a shot that few of them cope with successfully. This is a short, lofted pitch from the sandy rough which must...

October 01, 1956 | Gerald Holland
Always in a crowd, but in a way always alone, an old campaigner of the baseball wars roamed the eastern half of the United States during the last days of summer. He plodded a direct course, he...

October 01, 1956
[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

October 01, 1956
THE BLACK SOXSirs:Congratulations to you for finally producing the story of the 1919 World Series right from Chick Gandil's mouth (Baseball's Blackest Secret, Sept. 17). It was fascinating, and...

October 01, 1956
[TV]TV [COLOR TV]COLOR TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO

October 01, 1956
Surrounded by his family and Presidential Assistant Sherman Adams, Shane MacCarthy (center, left) is shown after being sworn in to the newest job in the U.S. Government: Executive Director of the...