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December 17, 1956 | Volume 5, Issue 25

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Elizabeth Guest Cover - Sports Illustrated December 17, 1956

December 17, 1956 | Andre Laguerre/Chief SI Correspondent At The Olympics

December 17, 1956 | Harry Phillips
The first club of football men in this country, the Touchdown Club of New York, last week presented its 19th annual award—to SPORTS ILLUSTRATED's Herman Hickman.

December 17, 1956
Gunhild Larking, 20, of Sweden got no medal in the high jump at Melbourne, but Life Photographer George Silk, bless him, happily voted her two full rolls of his film

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December 17, 1956
•New Look in the Western ConferenceBig Ten faculty representatives, seeking to regulate financial aid to conference athletes, voted (not unanimously) in Chicago to require players to show need of...

December 17, 1956 | Jeremiah Tax

December 17, 1956 | Ezra Bowen
Whether they are already swinging down broad and snowy slopes such as those of Canada's Mont Tremblant (see above) or checking what's new in lifts, fashions and equipment, skiers all over are...

December 17, 1956
French Canada's mountain ski complex—with places like the Lodge at Mont Tremblant—gives Americans a chance to enjoy a Continental vacation at home

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•FAR WEST

December 17, 1956
Ski equipment for 1957 features quick-closing snaps for boots and bindings as well as some new ideas for blending metal, wood and plastic to produce an assortment of strong, lively downhill skis

December 17, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
ARTHUR DE YOUNGIntercollegiate gymnastic champion 1897-1898Gymnastics, the most graceful sport. There is no close second. It develops a perfect physique and does not merely massage the muscles, as...

December 17, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
What would you do if you were given the Pittsburgh Pirates as a Christmas present?

December 17, 1956 | Jo Ahern
A riot of color and a smother of silk from overseas bring fashion news to America's 3.5 million skiers

December 17, 1956
OLYMPICSRussia made its long-range concentration on Olympics pay off, finishing with grand flourish in gymnastics and Greco-Roman wrestling to lead U.S. in total medals (99-74) and unofficial...

December 17, 1956
Ann Mossberg, pretty 19-year-old Pasadena City College freshman, has been selected to reign as Queen of the Tournament of Roses and will occupy royal box when Oregon State and Iowa meet in Rose...

December 17, 1956
Raised Hands of Pitt End Dale Brown (81) gives the signal that Quarterback Darrell Lewis has plunged over for touchdown which gave Panthers 14-7 win over previously unbeaten Miami.

December 17, 1956
BOXING

December 17, 1956 | Robert Creamer

December 17, 1956 | Kenneth Rudeen
In the Bahamas Race Week, darkness and confusion were enlivened by Stirling Moss, the man who made Nassau lightning

December 17, 1956 | Kenneth Rudeen
Friday's races

December 17, 1956 | Fred R. Smith
For Christmas, there is a long, varied shelf of new sports books this year. Here are 19 of the best, including five from Sports Illustrated

December 17, 1956 | Graham Ross
Probably no single movement in the golf swing has more to do with controlled power than the movement and position of the upper right arm. The short arc the arm moves through as it nears the top of...

December 17, 1956
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December 17, 1956 | Tex Maule
As the National Football League neared the end of its fifth straight record-breaking season (attendance is up 3% over 1955), the issue was clearly drawn in the West. In the East, the harum-scarum...

December 17, 1956
2—Walter Daran18—John G. Zimmerman (2), John Dominis-LIFE19—John G. Zimmerman, Richard Meek, Tom Hutchins-LIFE29—Richard Clarkson35—Jerry Cooke39—Henke boots from Sig Buchmayr, N.Y.C.; Tavi boots...

December 17, 1956 | Reginald Wells

December 17, 1956 | Reginald Wells
THE KEYSColor gradations from light to dark indicate variations in depth of water from one to 600 feet. Where given, numbers represent depth of water in feet. Best fishing areas are in red.GULF OF...

December 17, 1956 | Horace Sutton
Driving down the string of Keys, that artificial tail that Florida waves in the face of tropical latitudes, is something like driving along a pier that stretches for 112 miles into the sea. At the...

December 17, 1956
Sirs:Your Hot Stove League program is the best thing since the Sox got Nellie Fox for Joe Tipton. It is really good to be able to read about trades, even if they are dreams, or unworkable, or even...

December 17, 1956
EDNA GARDNER WHYTEA sporting pilot who has flown more than half of her life, Mrs. Whyte at 53 holds 27 trophies for feats in the air ranging from acrobatics to spot landings. She won the 1953...

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