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October 08, 1956 | Volume 5, Issue 15

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Paul Brown Cover - Sports Illustrated October 08, 1956

October 08, 1956 | Robert Creamer

October 08, 1956 | William Saroyan
Caught up in the pennant fever, the noted American novelist asked SPORTS ILLUSTRATED to grant him the privilege of covering the World Series. By way of preparation he went to Ebbets Field to see...

October 08, 1956 | James Murray
Professional football is off and barreling toward its finest season, so herewith some advice from a friend

October 08, 1956
No coach in professional football has had the success of Paul Brown. In the 10 years since he put the Cleveland Browns together he has won a divisional championship each year, lost only three...

October 08, 1956 | James Murray
North of the border, the Canadian professional football season is nearly three-quarters over, with the same two teams which met for the Grey Cup in 1955 again leading their respective divisions....

October 08, 1956 | James Murray
Professional football's emergence as a truly national game was dramatized from coast to coast Sunday afternoon when CBS telecast the first four of a total of 63 pro games which it will send to the...

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An Announcement

October 08, 1956
•Indianapolis Sweep The Indianapolis Indians of the American Association took the Little World Series in four straight games from the Rochester Red Wings of the International League. Indian...

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SHADOW OF THINGS TO COME

October 08, 1956 | Art Rosenbaum
Form, they say, will tell, but it has rarely told as consistently as it did last week when the favorites everywhere made the experts worthy of their name

October 08, 1956 | Art Rosenbaum
Georgia TechMiamiMichigan StateMichiganMississippiOhio StateOklahomaSouthern CaliforniaPittsburghTennesseeTexas Christian

October 08, 1956 | Art Rosenbaum
At forty-one, Michigan State's Hugh Duffy Daugherty is a coach in the Knute Rockne mold.... Like Rockne, Daugherty has a big grin, a gift for story-telling and an impressive habit of winning.......

October 08, 1956 | Don Parker
With all the major teams now in action, national rankings began to come into clearer focus. The big three of the Big Ten—Michigan State, Michigan and Ohio State—were on exhibition for the first...

October 08, 1956 | Don Parker
Rutgers stretched its scoring streak to 96 straight games but lost to Princeton; Oklahoma, beating North Carolina easily, scored in its 107th game in a row.

October 08, 1956 | Herman Hickman
Having just returned from a West Coast football weekend, let me offer some impressions. These are not happy days for the Pacific Coast Conference, where the internal strife has reached unpleasant...

October 08, 1956 | Herman Hickman
For Games Of Saturday, Oct. 6

October 08, 1956 | Whitney Tower
Former World Champion Jack Kramer, now one of the game's greatest living authorities, serves up sundry highly explosive opinions

October 08, 1956 | Whitney Tower
The 1956 Davis Cup Interzone tie with Italy which was played at Forest Hills, N.Y. last weekend produced only brief flurries of exciting tennis as the American players, Victor Seixas and Hamilton...

October 08, 1956 | Whitney Tower
ALLTIME TOP TEN

October 08, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
MRS. C. V. WHITNEYOld Westbury, N.Y.As important as Bobby Bragan is to the Pirates. Bobby took the same kids from last to first place—for a while—in the National League. A good jockey can perform...

October 08, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
Most countries subsidize their Olympic athletes. Should we do the same?

October 08, 1956
Tony DeSpirito, who set alltime riding record (390) in 1952, was thought to be finished after spill last May resulted in removal of kidney and spleen, turned up at Suffolk Downs, where he booted...

October 08, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

October 08, 1956
Upraised Arm of Gerald Waldman, flipped from his own boat, fails to ward off an onrushing hydroplane in race at Long Beach, Calif. Waldman suffered internal injuries but is improving.

October 08, 1956
BOATING

October 08, 1956 | Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver

October 08, 1956
North of the border, the Canadian professional football season is nearly three-quarters over, with the same two teams which met for the Grey Cup in 1955 again leading their respective divisions....

October 08, 1956
they have rediscovered an almost forgotten dimension in driving—pleasure in performance—

October 08, 1956
Specialist in motion—Senior Airline Pilot Capt. G. lives Relativity, feels earth-bound in a lesser car. His pride in his Jaguar XK-140 Sports Roadster is compounded of the engineering excellence...

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October 08, 1956
6—Toni Frissell24, 26—drawings by Ajay27—Tony Spina-Detroit Free Press30—Gordon Tenney-Black Star31—A.P., Des Moines Sunday Register37—Richard Meek40—Richard Meek, A.P. (3)41—Hans Knopf-Pix,...

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October 08, 1956 | Alice Higgins
A yardstick for the measure of sure greatness in a show horse is where he can win. Certain shows are synonymous with quality competition, and for the Saddlebred no win ranks higher on the measure...

October 08, 1956 | Alice Higgins
For several days around Rolling Rock, hunt racing is the focus of interest. Some 20,000 come to cheer and seize the chance for an end-of-season meal in lovely country

October 08, 1956 | Harry Phillips
The millions who have known the joy of making a grand slam doubled and vulnerable, and the despair of going down three tricks in like circumstances play their cards for the most part unaware of...

October 08, 1956 | Horace Sutton
In the salubrious air of The Bronx, scented with a secret formula of beer, cigars and mustard, residents thrive on

October 08, 1956 | Paul Gallico
Babe Didrikson Zaharias, the greatest woman athlete of modern times, died last week of cancer. Here a longtime friend and admirer recalls her life and her deeds

October 08, 1956 | Paul Gallico
BASKETBALL

October 08, 1956 | Martin Kane

October 08, 1956 | Martin Kane
Mesquite Stock with basket-weave checkering ornaments this beautiful .300 Magnum. The gazelle inlay is of ivory and ebony and the floor plate and trigger guard are engraved gold. Mounted with a...

October 08, 1956
THE FOOTBALL ISSUE: I PREDICT...Sirs:Every sports fan in the country is indebted to you for your Special Football Issue (SI, Sept. 24) as the most comprehensive, interesting and, I predict,...

October 08, 1956 | Ajay
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October 08, 1956 | Fred R. Smith
The many new devices that plug into an automobile's cigaret lighter socket are so varied and ingenious that any man on the road can have as many-home and office appliances at his fingertips as...

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

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ANN RONIGERPert Ann Roniger, 13, a flute-playing eighth-grader who lives in an old stone farmhouse 18 miles west of Strong City, hopes to be the first Kansas girl to compete on an Olympic track...