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January 28, 1957 | Volume 6, Issue 4

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Jack Bionda Cover - Sports Illustrated January 28, 1957

January 28, 1957 | Martin Kane
Last of the independent weekly fight promoters, Sad Sam Silverman has been getting knockout drops in his war with the IBC but fights groggily on

January 28, 1957 | Andrew Crichton
National League hockey lives a frenzied week as the Bruins' great goalie is elected a midseason All-Star one day and is dropped by his team on the next

January 28, 1957 | Whitney Tower
Despite high costs, hockey's popularity with teen-age athletes is growing fast, and the best team, as it nearly always does, again comes from St. Paul's School

January 28, 1957

January 28, 1957
•End of a TraditionDespite the moans of traditionalists who took pride in the Belmont Stakes as the U.S. equivalent of the English Derby (a testing 1½, miles for outstanding 3-year-old colts and...

January 28, 1957 | Harry Phillips
As all of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S editors (and writers) do, Assistant Managing Editor Dick Johnston travels to get firsthand background information for stories. Last December found him in Mexico, the...

January 28, 1957
There probably never was a day when Freddy Dwyer, Villanova '53 and America's almost (4:00.8) four-minute miler, felt as full of running as he did last Saturday in Boston's K of C two-mile. He was...

January 28, 1957
The sporting world blossomed out with new concepts, new products and new candidates for honors as 1957 began to pour forth its largesse. A sampler of the week's widely varied contributions to...

January 28, 1957
Some of the world's best-housed cats were recently on view at New York's Empire Cat Club Show, the summit of feline contests. Here cat-fancying women and a surprisingly large number of men (below)...

January 28, 1957 | T. S. Eliot
Seldom has the cat been more delightfully portrayed than in Nobel Prize Poet T. S. Eliot's 'Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats.' Here, for those who remember as well as those who discover them,...

January 28, 1957 | Herbert Warren Wind

January 28, 1957
RECORD BREAKERS

January 28, 1957
Pete Elliott, 30, ambitious former Michigan quarterback, pulled up stakes after one season at Nebraska to become youngest football coach ever at U. of California. To succeed him at Nebraska:...

January 28, 1957
Heavyweighted Sprinter Decathlon (second from rail) carries a 135-pound impost to victory in six-furlong Hialeah Inaugural as if in answer to classic weight arguments (see page 4).

January 28, 1957
BOWLINGChicago Falstaffs, over St. Louis Budweisers, by 136 pins, in first 12 games of 24-game series for natl. team match game title, Chicago.

January 28, 1957
SKIING COAST TO COAST

January 28, 1957
Beginning with the yachtsman's guide to the 960 miles of virgin coast between guaymas and Acapulco shown on these pages, Sports Illustrated present four exciting views of Mexico to the sportman...

January 28, 1957 | Ezra Bowen

January 28, 1957 | Ezra Bowen
FOR THE MEN

January 28, 1957 | Jimmy Jemail
JOHN HAY (JOCK) WHITNEYU.S. Ambassador to England, Co-owner Greentree StableAs much weight as his owner has heart for. There is no scientific justification available for the claim that a...

January 28, 1957 | Jimmy Jemail
Is fox hunting doomed?

January 28, 1957
ACAPULCO HAS A WAY OF ITS OWN IN DRESSING FOR BEACH AND SUN

January 28, 1957 | Horace Sutton
Whether you approach Mexico City from sea-level Acapulco or the U.S. highlands, a few days in the capital watching the bulls, languishing over lunches that end at half past 4, being serenaded by...

January 28, 1957 | Rafael Delgado Lozano
if you want to go to a bullfight in Mexico City

January 28, 1957 | Rafael Delgado Lozano
Bulletproof quilt weighing 120 pounds is strapped on the horse, saves him from otherwise bloody goring by charging bull.

January 28, 1957 | Patty Berg
A really destructive error which most poor golfers find so easy to fall into and so hard to escape from is swaying. Going back, they let their bodies lurch sideways to the right like a birch tree...

January 28, 1957
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;...

January 28, 1957
1—Dave Kitz2—Richard Meek9—Howard Swift-Des Moines Register10—Herbert Stier-Boston Herald-Traveler11—Boston Herald-Traveler12—Jerry Cooke13—U.P.20, 22—drawings by Ajay24, 25—top, U.P., Jerry...

January 28, 1957 | Joel Sayre

January 28, 1957
SIRS:AT CHRISTMAS CHAPEL STUDENT BODY SPONTANEOUSLY MOVED TO SUPPORT HUNGARIAN REFUGEE STUDENT ON KNOX CAMPUS AND HAS ALREADY RAISED MONEY TO COVER ONE YEAR'S TOTAL EXPENSES. THE COLLEGE WILL...

January 28, 1957
Fifteen awards were made at the 22nd annual dinner of the Touchdown Club of Washington, D.C. to honor athletic stalwarts of the year 1956. Some of the nation's most distinguished men gathered at...

January 28, 1957
[TV]TV [COLOR TV]COLOR TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO

January 28, 1957
Friday, January 25Hungarian Olympic swimmers vs. New York Athletic Club; Hungarian Olympic water poloists vs. New York Athletic Club, New York.

January 28, 1957 | Jeremiah Tax
Basketball coaches are generally hardheaded men who believe neither in mirages nor miracles, but this one pinned his hopes on a vision—and won