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April 29, 1957 | Volume 6, Issue 17

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Gene Fullmer Cover - Sports Illustrated April 29, 1957

April 29, 1957 | Luigi Barzini Jr.

April 29, 1957
Pomp, circumstance and the lively gaiety of a topflight international crowd always make the international Horse Show in Rome a very special equestrian event. The old pines, the traditional...

April 29, 1957
READY...ACTION...CONTACT!For 60 minutes last Saturday some husky gentlemen of West Point entertained rivals from Princeton in the rough, ready and eminently body-contact sport of lacrosse, a game...

April 29, 1957

April 29, 1957
•Long Count on ChickensIn Miami last week, an alumnus of the University of Oklahoma took a long look into the future, began negotiations for a 1,000-seat breakfast before the Orange Bowl game....

April 29, 1957 | Martin Kane
Trying to regain the title he has already won three times, Sugar Ray Robinson faces Champion Gene Fullmer in a return bout at Chicago

April 29, 1957 | Jimmy Jemail
EDWARD J. NOBLEChm. finance committeeABC-ParamountWe want the Ivy League to be a well-balanced and evenly matched group. The other colleges should occasionally win the championship. Our Yale...

April 29, 1957
Johnny Kelley, 26-year-old schoolteacher from Groton, Conn., overcame long-suffered lack of confidence to trounce strong foreign field of runners by almost four minutes, emerge as first American...

April 29, 1957
RECORD BREAKERS

April 29, 1957
In classic wood at Jamaica, Eddie Arcaro gives Wheatley Stable's Derby hopeful, Bold Ruler (right), plenty of hand and whip encouragement to bring him home by nose over Gallant Man.

April 29, 1957
BOXING

April 29, 1957
SO—season opens (or opened); SC—season closes (or closed).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;...

April 29, 1957
1—Richard Meek5—Susan Greenburg13-17—David Seymour—Magnum20—Verner Reed, A.P.21—George Silk—LIFE24, 27—drawings by Ajay28—Dick Hanley—F.P.G.29—A.P.31—A.P. (2), I.N.P., U.P.32—A.P.47—Joern Gerdts,...

April 29, 1957 | Jeremiah Tax
Crowds betting record sums welcome a new season in the East, but the sport still patiently awaits its DELAYED CLEANUP

April 29, 1957 | Victor Kalman
This year the annual ABC tournament moved to Texas, where the excitement and suspense were provided by TWO ALLEY TYROS

April 29, 1957 | Fred R. Smith

April 29, 1957 | Harry Phillips
By one definition it's simply the seventh race at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May. It is also a rare athletic contest among horses, with the winner receiving roses which won't keep...

April 29, 1957
CLOTHES THAT CONSIDER THE THREE DEMANDS OF A PRIVATE SWIMMING POOL

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[TV]TV [COLOR TV]COLOR TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO

April 29, 1957 | Charles Samuels

April 29, 1957 | Charles Samuels
THE MILLION-DOLLAR DECADEHow Rickard parlayed Dempsey's bad reputation into the first million-dollar gate; what Rickard told Dempsey before the Carpentier fight; near disaster in the stands; why...

April 29, 1957
BASEBALL ISSUE: SALAAM FROM A FANSirs:Salaams! Your special baseball issue (SI, April 15) is a pure gem, and the 32-page scouting report by your team of baseball writers and reporters is a...

April 29, 1957
The most exclusive club in American golf consists of 14 men whose carte d'entrée was winning the Masters, that vernal homecoming of champions past and present. On the occasion of the 1957 Masters,...

April 29, 1957 | Roy Terrell

April 29, 1957 | Roy Terrell
Not all the kudos of the opening week of baseball belonged to the youngsters. In Chicago 36-year-old Warren Spahn, who has won over 200 games during his 11-year career, started Milwaukee toward...