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July 29, 1957 | Volume 7, Issue 5

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Floyd Patterson Cover - Sports Illustrated July 29, 1957

July 29, 1957
The pennant merry-go-round was so wild last week, N.L. managers could hardly keep up with their emotions

July 29, 1957 | John Lovesey
The six straining runners at the top of this page (there are really seven) are Mike Blagrove, an Englishman; Stanislav Jungwirth, a Czech; Derek Ibbotson, English; Ron Delany, Irish; (Stefan...

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July 29, 1957
•Nobody Up There Likes HimDick Stuart, the prideful young man who thought hitting homers was the raison d'être of baseball (SI, April 22), said when sent down to Class A Lincoln: "Pittsburgh...

July 29, 1957
MIDSUMMER ALBUM

July 29, 1957 | Martin Kane
CALM BEFORE THE BATTLE

July 29, 1957 | Martin Kane
CALM BEFORE THE BATTLE

July 29, 1957 | Gwilym Brown

July 29, 1957 | Harold Callaway
"Keep your eye on the ball" has so long been a maxim of golfers that it is now on its way into grade-school copybooks. What is the first thing you are told by friends or caddies if you flub a shot...

July 29, 1957 | William F. Talbert
Collectively, the pros gave us the best there is. Individually, Big Pancho is still dominating the world's courts

July 29, 1957 | Horace Sutton
The East's poshest playground is a magnificent 40 miles of beach, sand, sails and millionaires

July 29, 1957
RECORD BREAKERS

July 29, 1957
Larry Beck, 17-year-old precise and poised swinger from Kinston, N.C., took putting lesson from dad over telephone, went out next day to crush Dave Leon of Tucson, 6 and 5 in final, won USGA...

July 29, 1957
Scrambling man, woman and child (with boost from papa) tumble after a foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks at Ebbets Field. Man somehow beat out woman for ball, Dodgers beat Cubs 7-5.

July 29, 1957 | Les Woodcock

July 29, 1957 | Les Woodcock
Early last week the Philadelphia Phillies, led by their excellent pitching staff, emerged from the sweaty broil of struggling National League contenders and sniffed the cool fragrance of first...

July 29, 1957
ARCHERY

July 29, 1957
have won nine out of 11 since the All-Star Game. Largely responsible for this surge are Duke Snider (), who during this period hit eight home runs, including the 300th of his career, and Gil...

July 29, 1957
A profile of the hard-nosed president of the New York Giants, who runs his show in the old tradition: reprinted from The New York Times

July 29, 1957 | Kenneth Rudeen
In sports car racing that means the Washington leadfoots who like to win trophies, and do so with some frequency

July 29, 1957 | Gerald Holland

July 29, 1957
Today's tennis clothes adopt traditions of dress which hark back to some of the greatest players of the game

July 29, 1957
[TV]TV [COLOR TV]COLOR TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO

July 29, 1957 | Jimmy Jemail
TED ATKINSONTom Fool. His record shows it. He set records with higher handicaps. In the 19 years that I have been riding, few horses have been asked to carry the weights that Tom Fool carried as a...

July 29, 1957
Sirs:Your photographer's interesting shot ("The Camera Catches a Thief," SI, July 15), with a 2,000-mm. lens, of New York Giants Catcher Ray Katt flashing the sign to his pitcher is most...

July 29, 1957
If ever a man backed unwittingly into a distinguished career, it was Mercer Beasley, the famous old tennis coach whose methods and results have always been about equally astonishing. He took up...

July 29, 1957
SO season opensSC season closesC clear waterD water dirty, roilyN water normal heightSH slightly highH highVH very highM water muddyL lowR risingWT50 water 50°FG fishing goodFF fishing fairFP...

July 29, 1957
3—Richard Meek4—Wil Blanche-Prange Pictures, Mickey Senko-New York Herold-Tribune, Richard Stacks-Baltimore Sun, A.P., Homer A. Hacker-Dayton Daily News5—Jay B. Leviton-Black Star, Mark Kauffman,...

July 29, 1957 | Harry Phillips
On the second day of this year's National Open at Inverness, Ben Hogan, in the unfamiliar role of spectator, walked over the course watching his old friends in action. Numerous well-wishers came...