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October 15, 1956 | Volume 5, Issue 16

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Harold S. Vanderbilt Cover - Sports Illustrated October 15, 1956

October 15, 1956
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October 15, 1956 | Robert Creamer

October 15, 1956 | Harry Phillips
A month from now, about 10 days before the start of the Olympic Games on November 22, Assistant Managing Editor Andre Laguerre, accompanied by Staff Writer Roy Terrell, Reporter Mary Snow and two...

October 15, 1956

October 15, 1956
•Dwight Davis, Meet Cecil RhodesU.S. Davis Cup plans shifted again with USLTA announcement that Rhodes Scholar Ham Richardson will not be a member of the team. Richardson must spend 42 nights in...

October 15, 1956
East Germany puts on a sports and fitness demonstration like nothing seen in Deutschland since the days of Adolf Hitler

October 15, 1956 | Herbert Warren Wind
Golf is sprouting an abundance of younger and younger women of skill

October 15, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

October 15, 1956
Heads up, scrambling British soccer players assume a balletlike stance in Manchester United-Arsenal match at London.

October 15, 1956
Harold Connolly, strong-armed Boston College graduate who was first American to heave 16-pound hammer over 200 feet, whirled off 218-foot 10½-inch toss at Boston to break world mark set by...

October 15, 1956
BOATINGWinifred, skippered by John Hayward, St. Petersburg to Clearwater (Fla.) race, on corrected time.

October 15, 1956 | John Thoren
A tip that really seems to help my members is the one I use on the practice tee to cure players who are afflicted with quick or smothered hooks. The players who are vulnerable to the smothered...

October 15, 1956 | Lincoln Barnett

October 15, 1956 | Lincoln Barnett
When Rancher Ed Lehner's caution checked his natural curiosity (see page 56) and he reported to the University of Arizona a strange fragment of tooth he had found 100 yards behind his Arizona...

October 15, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
LANE DWINELLGovernorNew HampshireThe U.S. Government I should help in part, I only if the Olympic I Committee is in great difficulty. There are two good things about the present system. First,...

October 15, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
What incident in your life made you realize you are not as young as you used to be? (Asked at Washington, D.C. Touchdown Club)

October 15, 1956 | Andre Laguerre
The most gigantic equine combat of all time"—such was the billing given by the French press to this week's 35th renewal of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, run over a mile and a half on the...

October 15, 1956
5—bottom, Walter Bennett20—John G. Zimmerman21—left, John G. Zimmerman; right, George Silk-LIFE, Phil Bath, Richard Meek24, 25—left, John G. Zimmerman (3); right, George Silk-LIFE, Richard Meek26,...

October 15, 1956
SO—season opened (or opens); SC—season closed (or closes).C—clear water; D—water dirty or roily; M—water muddy. N—water at normal height; SH—slightly high; H—high; VH—very high; L—low; R—rising;...

October 15, 1956
College football siss-boomed into October, drawing vast crowds and regaling them with crunching excitement, as shown below and on the following two pages: a time of wonderful strain and...

October 15, 1956 | James Atwater
The crowds were growing larger despite some nasty weather, and the games were starting to count—toward league and national titles

October 15, 1956 | James Atwater
Georgia TechMiamiMichigan StateMichiganMississippiOhio StateOklahomaSouthern CaliforniaTennesseeTexas A&MTexas Christian

October 15, 1956 | Don Parker
The world series might have gripped the East, but football had a half nelson on the Middle West, where 101,001 fans flocked to see Michigan State tame Michigan at Ann Arbor, where 82,881 Ohio...

October 15, 1956 | Don Parker
Monmouth's Bob McKee, noting that the whistle had not blown after three Cornell College players downed a punt, scooped up the ball and ran 72 yards for a winning touchdown, ending a 13-game losing...

October 15, 1956 | Herman Hickman
The Tennessee system, which is enjoying such success this season, is not just a set of plays from a single-wing balanced-line formation; rather, it is a philosophy of football. Many coaches, such...

October 15, 1956 | Herman Hickman
For Games of Saturday, Oct. 13

October 15, 1956 | Tex Maule
EASTERN CONFERENCE

October 15, 1956
At the Winter Olympics in Cortina the freshest look in cold-weather wear was that of the spectator who wore a bold plaid blanket cut into a parka, jacket or poncho (SI, Dec. 26). Inspired by this...

October 15, 1956 | George Plimpton

October 15, 1956 | George Plimpton
A challenge from T.O.M. Sopwith; the building of "Rainbow"; her troubles in the trials; "Endeavor" and early defeat; the famous protests and final triumph

October 15, 1956
NOTRE DAME: CLASS OF '28SIRS:SUGGEST NOTRE DAME MONOGRAM WINNERS CLASS 1928 BE COMPARED WITH CLASS 1928 AS A WHOLE.JOHN M. CARROLL, M.D.Springfield, Ill.

October 15, 1956 | Ajay
[This article consists of illustrations--see below.]

October 15, 1956
When seven four-woman teams met at Cohasset, Mass. for the Adams Cup, emblematic of the North American women's sailing championship (raced this year in 210s), the surprise winner was the Fort...