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April 08, 1957 | Volume 6, Issue 14

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A. Wells Pack Cover - Sports Illustrated April 08, 1957

April 08, 1957
FRIDAY, APRIL 5

April 08, 1957 | Whitney Tower

April 08, 1957
On home shores, the race of the week—and as many a racing fan thought, of many weeks—was the mile-and-an-eighth Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park. Odds-on favorite was the Wheatley Stable's Bold...

April 08, 1957 | Coles Phinizy

April 08, 1957
In the picture opposite, plying muscles trained in 15 years of work, Olympic Champion Bob Clotworthy starts his lift into a back dive. A medal winner in two Olympics, Clotworthy has turned down...

April 08, 1957

April 08, 1957
•Happy Duke, Sad KnightCalumet Farm's one-two team of Gen. Duke and Iron Liege established themselves as the entry to beat in the Kentucky Derby when Gen. Duke outran Bold Ruler in the Florida...

April 08, 1957 | Harry Phillips
This week a sun-tanned Roy Terrell walked into the office, fresh from the baseball training camps. Like a number of other editors, writers and photographers, Terrell had spent most of the spring...

April 08, 1957 | Roy Terrell

April 08, 1957 | Richard L. Neale
From New England in winter to California at the edge of spring, the Hungarian athletes' tour exhibited their skills and helped them to know their new country

April 08, 1957
Here, in pictures that they took themselves, members of the Hungarian Olympic team who sought freedom in the U.S. after Melbourne record their first snapshot impressions of their new-found land....

April 08, 1957
RECORD BREAKERS

April 08, 1957
Barbara McIntire, dimpled 22-year-old beauty from Toledo, came back from failure in Titleholders to sweep through big field in North and South Amateur at Pinehurst, beating Mrs. Ann Casey...

April 08, 1957
Heavy-punching Tony DeMarco watches surprised Larry Boardman hit deck in fifth round of their welterweight fight at Boston. DeMarco's bombs won decision in 10 slam-bang rounds.

April 08, 1957
AUTO RACINGSam Hanks, Pacific Highlands, Calif., USAC nail, championship race, 96 laps in 44:59.4, in 1957 Mercury, Vallejo, Calif.

April 08, 1957 | Al Laney
Andy Bathgate, hockey's newest superstar, rose to full brilliance in midseason and signaled the beginning of a ranger uprising

April 08, 1957
Cover—Hans Knopf3, 5—drawing by John Langley Howard14, 15—U.P.16, 17—Mark Kauffman18—N.Y. Daily Mirror-I.N.P., Bill Young-San Francisco Chronicle (2), Keystone19—N.Y. Daily Mirror-I.N.P., Central...

April 08, 1957
Until the very end of the first U.S. Men's National Curling Championship tournament, just completed at Chicago Stadium, a ruddy, rotund, bright-eyed man of 55 named Hughston M. McBain seemed to be...

April 08, 1957
For Grover Stephens, one of the country's foremost amateur riders, the Maryland Hunt Cup has lately been hexed. This four-mile course over timber, one of the toughest, has thrown him three...

April 08, 1957 | Morris McLemore
Gen. Duke is enthroned a solid Kentucky Derby favorite as Arcaro the Master finds himself in double trouble

April 08, 1957 | Ben Hogan
The material presented in this series of articles, as I said at the beginning, amounts to a sifting of the knowledge I have picked up during my 25 years as a professional golfer. I am hopeful that...

April 08, 1957 | Ben Hogan
LEFT HANDPlace the club so that the shaft is pressed up under the muscular pad of the heel and also lies across top joint of the forefinger. The main pressure points are the last three fingers and...

April 08, 1957 | Ben Hogan
There is one correct basic stance: the right foot is square to the line, the left foot is pointed out a quarter turn. On a five-iron, the feet should be set apart the width of the shoulders. The...

April 08, 1957 | Ben Hogan
THE WAGGLE. When the player waggles the club back, right elbow should hit the front part of the right hip. As the lower part of his left arm rotates on the back waggle, the golfer actually gets on...

April 08, 1957 | Ben Hogan
The turning of the hips back to the left initiates the downswing. (As pictured at the left, this movement of the hips automatically lowers the arms and the hands to a position just above the level...

April 08, 1957 | Jimmy Jemail
LIEUT. COL. FRANCIS J. ROBERTSGraduate manager of athleticsWent PointI disagree with Shue. In basketball you've got to get those rebounds. The really big men do have a great advantage, because to...

April 08, 1957 | Thomas H. Lineaweaver

April 08, 1957 | Frank Frisch

April 08, 1957
TAR HEELS: SHADOW OF THE STILTSirs:Well! this is just what I have been waiting for—true proof that "we" have the greatest team in the nation.

April 08, 1957
CECIL CALVERT SMITHTwenty-four years ago this onetime cowboy took a fellow Texan and a couple of Californians to the first East-West polo match and beat Tommy Hitchcock, the Guest brothers and...