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May 13, 1957 | Volume 6, Issue 19

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Billy Pierce Cover - Sports Illustrated May 13, 1957

May 13, 1957 | Whitney Tower

May 13, 1957 | Whitney Tower
The memorable series of photos above, taken by Ylla in 1954, shows this year's Kentucky Derby winner a few seconds after foaling as he cuddles close to his mother (1) in the foaling barn at lovely...

Catherine Drinker Bowen, biographer, historical novelist and now reporter, is best known for Yankee from Olympus, her life of Oliver Wendell Holmes, and John Adams and the American Revolution. Her...

May 13, 1957

May 13, 1957
•Future Book?A horse race betting referendum bill squeaked through the Pennsylvania Senate last week 26-22—better than perennial similar bills have done before—but headed for predicted defeat in...

May 13, 1957 | Martin Kane

May 13, 1957
Climbing into a wild land of rocks and snow, the world's loftiest cable car carries skiers to a day of spring adventure on the glaciers of the high Alps

May 13, 1957 | Horace Sutton
Deep in the French Alps, two hours from Geneva and hard by the Italian border which lies over the big hills, is the small gray village of Chamonix, a French resort dropped at the bottom of the...

May 13, 1957 | Roy Terrell

May 13, 1957 | William Rospigliosi

May 13, 1957 | Alfonso De Portago

May 13, 1957 | Alfonso De Portago
Alfonso Cabeza de Vaca, 17th Marquis de Portago, who appears in color among his colleagues on the opposite page, is one of the few truly romantic sporting figures of our time. Godchild and...

May 13, 1957
These hardy sailors are dressed for the foulest weather likely to be found from Long Island Sound to Puget before another frostbiting season. Take, for instance, the jackets, to the left, worn by...

May 13, 1957
RECORD BREAKERS

May 13, 1957
Swinging sternly, Prince Charles of England misses a delivery in school cricket match on Chelsea playing field.

May 13, 1957
The Aga Khan, 79 and ailing, climaxed unique 34-year racing career with "tonic" win in Thousand Guineas for sweep of English classic races in lifetime, added to record British track winnings of...

May 13, 1957
AUTO RACING

May 13, 1957 | Harry Phillips
Last month Managing Editor Sidney L. James received a letter from Mr. Larry Newman, Awards Chairman of the Overseas Press Club of America.

May 13, 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;...

May 13, 1957
5—D.P. Rodewald from Rapho-Guillumette6—Walter Daran12, 13—Ylla from Rapho-Guillumette, Jerry Cooke14, 15—top, Jerry Cooke; bottom, Ylla (4), Richard Meek16—Richard Meek (2), Art Shay17—Jerry...

May 13, 1957
Dodgers' peppery infielder filled in for injured Pee Wee Reese, hit .333 for week.

May 13, 1957 | Jimmy Jemail
HARRY MOFFITTPresident, PGANo. By holing out; you are bound to become a better putter and, consequently, a better player. By conceding putts you may develop a laxity which can become a mental...

May 13, 1957 | Alfred Duggan
BEGINNING the extraordinary tale of a 15th century English nun who launched five centuries of sport and literature:

May 13, 1957 | Alfred Duggan
Alfred Duggan, student of ancient and medieval history, biographer and author of historical novels, is probably best known for his lives of Julius Caesar and Thomas a Becket. He was born in...

May 13, 1957 | Alfred Duggan
THE 'TREATISE' TRANSLATED

May 13, 1957
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May 13, 1957
SIRS:CONGRATULATIONS ON ANOTHER WONDERFUL FIRST. DERBY RESULT MAKES MEMORABLE YOUR FINE PREVIEW STORY AND PHOTOS OF IRON LIEGE 1957 KENTUCKY DERBY WINNER MINUTES AFTER BEING FOALED.HUGH...

May 13, 1957
When John Bate climbs from his 40-foot ketch La Rubia onto her wharf he steps from his home to his hobby. As port director of San Diego, Bate watches from his harbor office during the day and from...