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December 10, 1956 | Volume 5, Issue 24

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated December 10, 1956

December 10, 1956

December 10, 1956

December 10, 1956
The comprehensive report from Australia in this issue represents the staff work of Andre Laguerre, Roger Bannister, Coles Phinizy, Mary Snow and Roy Terrell as writers, of Richard Meek and John G....

December 10, 1956 | Whitney Tower

December 10, 1956 | Harry Phillips
Each week brings its welcome share of visitors to the offices of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. One recent week, for instance, included calls by Decathlon Champion Bob Mathias, en route to Melbourne as...

December 10, 1956 | Holland McCombs
On the rolling sandhills and open prairies of the Armstrong Ranch in south Texas, bobwhite hunters of name and fame enjoy a unique hunt

December 10, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
KYLE ROTESMUN.Y. GiantsEnd and halfbackBoth games are a lot of fun, but they are totally different. Although the pro game is tougher, I get as big a bang out of it as I ever did when I was a...

December 10, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
In the light of Olympic performances, what sport do you think is the best body builder?

December 10, 1956
GDW—good duck weather; BW—bluebird weather; S—snow; R—rain; F—freeze-up; T—temperature; SF—spotty flight; FF—fair flight; GF—good flight; EF—excellent flight; PG—poor gunning; FG—fair gunning;...

December 10, 1956
.—THE LITERARY DIGEST, Jan. 13, 1934

December 10, 1956
CHEVROLET FUEL INJECTIONDetroit's first fuel-injection engine (below) achieves faster response, quicker starting, smoother idling and greater fuel economy than conventional carburetion. Fuel flow...

December 10, 1956 | Kenneth Rudeen
Following through snow and ice a banner with a strange device (GAMR), Sports Illustrated's expert discovers

December 10, 1956
[TV]TV [COLOR TV]COLOR TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO

December 10, 1956
California's knitted swimming suits take on a new peekaboo piquancy

December 10, 1956 | Don Parker
The Army-Navy game ended in no decision, thanks to an inspired Navy tackle. Elsewhere the season ended in the joy of bowl fever

December 10, 1956 | Don Parker
Navy's offensive effort was a definite disappointment. Usually they are flanker-conscious, pass-minded, imaginative and explosive. Their pinpoint passing was never blended into the stuttering and...

December 10, 1956
Though the Army-Navy game—traditional finale to college football—monopolized most of the nation's attention last week, a scattering of other games were still to be played, particularly in the...

December 10, 1956 | Tex Maule
EASTERN CONFERENCE

December 10, 1956
3—A.P., Toni Frissell4—Ed Stein10—Mark Kauffman12, 13—top, A.P.; bottom, U.S. Olympic Committee, Art Shay, John Loengard-LIFE14—drawing by Robert Riger16, 18—drawings by Ajay19—John G....

December 10, 1956 | Charles McKenna
Any average golfer who wants to play a better game must have a good basic foundation upon which to work. I mean, of course, a proper pivot. Here's a way to acquire that fundamental action.

December 10, 1956 | Luigi Barzini Jr.

December 10, 1956
THE OLYMPIC PREVIEW ISSUE

December 10, 1956 | Ajay
[This article consists of illustrations--see below.]

December 10, 1956 | Martin Kane

December 10, 1956 | Martin Kane
D'Amato, holding court amidst a group of reporters and well-wishers after the fight, had the floor: "I don't know what I would have done without SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. You fellows have been square...

December 10, 1956 | Martin Kane
A profound influence in the development of Floyd Patterson was a white-haired, pink-cheeked New Yorker with the personality of an Al Smith and the conscience of a nun. He was Charles W. Schwefel,...

December 10, 1956
The commendable impulse to share good fortune and at the same time take part in wild life conservation motivated Wilkie last year when he bought 430 acres of beautiful hilly land in the Lake...