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May 20, 1957 | Volume 6, Issue 20

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Gussie Busch Cover - Sports Illustrated May 20, 1957

May 20, 1957 | Harry Phillips
One of our panoptic Missouri readers recently mailed us this column from the Joplin Globe, which is a critical appraisal of Martin Kane, our panoptic boxing writer. The column is called...

May 20, 1957 | William Rospigliosi

May 20, 1957 | Martin Kane

May 20, 1957 | Martin Kane
A WARNING TO COLLEGE ATHLETICS

May 20, 1957 | ASA S. Bushnell/Commissioner, Eastern College Athletic Conference
The character of a sport can be no better than that of its officials. This is particularly true of basketball and other games in which officiating decisions have paramount influence on the...

May 20, 1957 | Nick Thimmesch
Any Sunday in summer 100,000 Detroit boating fans are likely to crowd onto the water to form one of the biggest marine traffic jams in the U.S.

May 20, 1957

May 20, 1957
•Challenge from EnglandNine determined yachtsmen from England's Royal Yacht Squadron have finally made the challenge expected from them: for the first time in 21 years England will seek to regain...

May 20, 1957
The jaunty young man at left is Christopher Wetherley White, onetime Cambridge oarsman now at Harvard Medical School—so his bowler and weskit are understandable. But why the broad smile on his...

May 20, 1957 | Robert Creamer

May 20, 1957 | Robert Creamer
There are two Ted Williamses. One has an aberration that drives him to denigrate by word and deed the Williams whose performances have won the admiration of a generation of fans. This season it is...

May 20, 1957
Max Truex, bouncy little USC 130-pounder who reaches only 5 feet 5½ inches even when he stretches, threaded his way carefully but hastily through ponderous field of 47, hit three-mile mark in...

May 20, 1957
RECORD BREAKERS

May 20, 1957
Swinging for the fences, Boston's polemic Ted Williams hits one of his three home runs in 4-1 victory over the White Sox at Chicago.

May 20, 1957
Dodger left fielder and fans' favorite was best Brooklyn hitter for the week.

May 20, 1957 | Fred R. Smith
To old traditions, the Englishman adds a more colorful way of dress

May 20, 1957 | John O'Reilly

May 20, 1957
When the speeches are over, Congress turns to sports to keep in shape

May 20, 1957
BOATING

May 20, 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 20, 1957 | Gerald Holland

May 20, 1957 | Whitney Tower
The Preakness gives Iron Liege a chance to prove his superiority and Bold Ruler an opportunity for revenge

May 20, 1957
3—Phil Bath4—Olympic Committee, A.P., U.P.5—A.P., U.P.6—John F.X. Condon-NYAC, John G. Hemmer12—Tom Burnside14, 15—top, A.P.; bottom, Paul Schutzer, Jerry Cooke, Charles Recoupe, H. Cohen, Jerry...

May 20, 1957 | Don Parker
Sometimes-turbulent Cayuga was smooth as a millpond for the Carnegie Cup Regatta—and the Big Red crew stroked to a record victory over Yale

May 20, 1957 | Alfred Duggan
"."—A.D.

May 20, 1957 | Alfred Duggan
THE TYING OF THE FLIESIn a unique presentation, John McDonald and Dwight A. Webster analyze the Berners flies, proffer their own authoritative version of how they were tied and show them in four...

May 20, 1957
FRIDAY, MAY 17

May 20, 1957 | Jimmy Jemail
GENERAL RANDOLPH McCALL PATECommandant of the U.S. Marine CorpsBoxing. In addition to facial disfigurements, boxing often results in damage to the brain. Watching some fighters shadowbox makes you...

May 20, 1957
IRON LIEGE: KUDOS AND '58Sirs:Kudos to your fine magazine. Whatever honors Iron Liege, Hartack, Jones, et al., richly deserve, your selection of the Derby winner two years in advance was the...

May 20, 1957
Unlike the first fall of snow or the vernal equinox, the opening day of the trout season is only an arbitrary, man-made notation on the calendar. Yet the mystical attraction of that first dawn is...