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November 05, 1956 | Volume 5, Issue 19

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Handsome Dan Cover - Sports Illustrated November 05, 1956

November 05, 1956
3—bottom, Art Brawley, Russell Hobon11—Wallace Kirkland16, 17—manikins designed by Stanley Gloubach, photographs by Richard Meek18—A.P.19—John G. Zimmerman26, 28—drawings by Ajay32—U.P., Bob Colby...

November 05, 1956 | Harry Phillips
Here lies Photographer Wallace Kirkland, in wait for a shot of a duck-filled Canadian sky, an assignment he received from SPORTS ILLUSTRATED two weeks earlier. Having already traveled to the Hay...

November 05, 1956
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November 05, 1956
College football now enters the homestretch with the type on the form chart as thoroughly pied as the most impish fan could wish. Of the original Eleven Best Elevens, Oklahoma, of course, remains...

November 05, 1956 | James Atwater
It was, perhaps, almost too melodramatic. There was husky Abe Woodson, the high hurdler who just missed the Olympic squad, rocketing down the field in the last period with what could be the...

November 05, 1956 | James Atwater
Football manikins, introduced for the first time last week, here demonstrate the play which sealed the biggest upset of a football Saturday loaded with surprises. This is the screen pass which...

November 05, 1956 | James Atwater
Georgia TechIowaMichigan StateMiamiMinnesotaOhio StateOklahomaPenn StateStanfordTennesseeTexas A&M

November 05, 1956 | Jack Olsen
All across the nation this week, wherever football fans gather to drink their toasts and work up their devilishly accurate prognostications, kind words of tender solicitude will be spoken on...

November 05, 1956 | James Murray
After the game one USC rooter, glancing mournfully at the sad news on the scoreboard, tried to be brave about it. "It just goes to prove the old Confucian saying," he said. " 'Man with blood in...

November 05, 1956 | Don Parker
It was the breaks. We got the breaks, Yale didn't," drawled Colgate Coach Hal Lahar in a soft southern accent. His team had just spoiled Yale's perfect record for the second year in a row and, to...

November 05, 1956
The lovely yellow light of autumn sets a pleasant, languid mood for Ivy League football. The game itself —so important in the rest of the country—is just part of the weekend frolic, and, not...

November 05, 1956

November 05, 1956
•The Campbells are Coming, FastEngland's Donald Campbell, holder of the world speed record on water (226 mph), will try for another one on wheels. In a car with a British gas-turbine engine, he...

November 05, 1956
THE OLD HEAVE HOOpen-mouthed with strain, U. S. Olympian Harold Connolly spins around in a split instant before he whirls the 16-pound hammer 224 feet 8¼ inches, 13 feet 7¾ inches more than the...

November 05, 1956 | William L. Worden

November 05, 1956 | William L. Worden
With this issue SPORTS ILLUSTRATED begins a special series of Olympic features which will culminate in the Olympic Preview Issue on Nov. 19. The Preview Issue will present stars of all nations, in...

November 05, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
J. LYMAN BINGHAMNew YorkExecutive DirectorOlympic CommitteeA great deal. The hammer is improved with one grip instead of two. The discus is streamlined with a sharper edge. Javelins, vaulting...

November 05, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
Which do you like better—baseball or football—and why? (Asked of women)

November 05, 1956 | Harry Cox
Australia's Olympic city, happily in the throes of a solid gastronomic renaissance, will treat travelers to Continental menus, some fine local wines and excellent native cooking

November 05, 1956
How to pack for the 8,000-mile flight and what to wear as a spectator-tourist in the sometime summertime down under

November 05, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

November 05, 1956
Max Truex, towheaded little USC sophomore from Warsaw, Ind. whose endurance belies his size, strode through five miles in 24:15.7 for new American record as Olympians engaged in practice meet at...

November 05, 1956
Sprinting Panorama catches U.S. Olympians in full stride in warmup meet at Santa Ana, Calif, as graceful Leamon King (left) snaps tape a bare step ahead of straining Thane Baker (right) to equal...

November 05, 1956
AUTO RACING

November 05, 1956 | Whitney Tower
There is a special excitement and tension in a race where the stakes are high. Nowhere in the long history of racing have the stakes been higher than they were at Garden State last Saturday when a...

November 05, 1956 | Lee Griggs
In South Carolina there has existed since 1896 an institution known as Big Thursday. It occurs during State Fair Week in the capital city of Columbia, and it features pretty girls, fluff candy and...

November 05, 1956 | Willard C. Rappleye
This Texas Aggie football team, which beat down Baylor 19-13 in a savage Donnybrook that may well have decided the Southwest Conference title, is created in the image of Coach Bear Bryant. It is...

November 05, 1956 | Robert Ajemian
When you gun for Oklahoma," muttered Colorado Coach Dal Ward, "you end up losing three games instead of just one. You lose the week before, then Oklahoma murders you and you lose the week after....

November 05, 1956 | Robert Ajemian
For Games of Saturday, Nov. 3

November 05, 1956 | Tex Maule
THE FIRST HALF

November 05, 1956 | Ezra Bowen

November 05, 1956 | Ezra Bowen
Mallory cup was won by Fred Hood, 28-year-old sailmaker who lives in Marblehead, Mass.

November 05, 1956 | Horace Sutton
Our newest national park is a Caribbean isle brimful of breadfruit, beaches and birdsong—a paradise for skin-divers, fishermen and seekers of peace

November 05, 1956 | Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver
GDW—good duck weather; BW—bluebird weather;—S snow; R—rain; F—freeze-up; T—temperature; SP—spotty flight; FF—fair flight; GF—good flight; EF—excellent flight; PG—poor gunning; FG—fair gunning;...

November 05, 1956 | Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver
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; It—rising;...

November 05, 1956 | George Plimpton

November 05, 1956 | George Plimpton
Vanderbilt, sitting West, dealt, and bid one club—the artificial bid from which his convention derives its name—to show a minimum of 3½ quick tricks. Neither opponent ever bid. Any response other...

November 05, 1956 | George Plimpton
The bidding at both tables began, as shown at right, with South dealer and neither side vulnerable. When Vanderbilt sat East he bid four diamonds, not three spades as Huske had. Unless Von...

November 05, 1956 | Fred R. Smith
Whether you're an armchair Fangio or a Grand Prix driver, there are new products worth your interest

November 05, 1956 | Bill Zonker
Putting to most non-golfers looks to be a very simple performance, but to most golfers it is a nerve-racking test that varies in results from day to day. A favorite expression regarding a beginner...

November 05, 1956 | Ajay
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November 05, 1956
THE OLYMPIC ISSUESirs:Could you please consider a comprehensive article on all records, world, Olympic and unofficial achievements this year before the Olympic Games, so that interested persons...

November 05, 1956
For the first time in its 14-year history, the International Lawn Bowling Trophy has been won by U.S. teams, which defeated Great Britain in matches at Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles. Above is...