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August 12, 1957 | Volume 7, Issue 7

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Russell Schleeh Cover - Sports Illustrated August 12, 1957

August 12, 1957
The polka-dot horse prancing on these pages boasts a colorful past and a claim to a very bright future. Although he has been known by many names in many places (the Sacred Horse in Persia, the...

August 12, 1957
BIG TEN ENFORCES ITS LAW LAMENT FOR THE OLD BENDIX PATTERSON: MATURE TOO AS IT LOOKED TO ROCKY BOBBY BRAGAN'S BEAU GESTE NEW BOOM IN OLD CROSLEYS

August 12, 1957
CHICAGO WINSThe 1959 Pan-American Games, homeless since Cleveland gave them up as too costly, found a U.S. host in Chicago. Its bid was accepted by the Games Committee 13-6 over that of Sao Paulo,...

August 12, 1957 | Harry Phillips
By tradition birthdays are a time both for looking back and for looking ahead. With this issue of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED we celebrate our third birthday, and as a natural part of looking back I found...

August 12, 1957
29 MILES EAST OF 'THE STORK'

August 12, 1957 | John O'Reilly

August 12, 1957 | John C. Pallister
An eminent entomologist and a brilliant color camera combine for a rare look at a fascinating and unusual sport

August 12, 1957 | Mort Lund

August 12, 1957 | Mort Lund
Gold Cup Race scoring is a little world unto itself. Point totals, not victory in the final heat, determine the winner. Three 30-mile heats constitute a race, with each boat running two...

August 12, 1957
RECORD BREAKERS

August 12, 1957
Gary Heinrich, 17-year-old Hayward (Calif.) H.S. senior, hardly treated his elders with respect in senior AAU swim championships at Philadelphia, upsetting favored Bill Yorzyk by 10 meters in...

August 12, 1957
Touch of autumn comes to the Los Angeles Coliseum, where 85,931 turned out to watch North beat South 32-0 in schoolboy Shrine game. Here, North's Herman Urenda is hauled down on 12-yard line.

August 12, 1957 | Gwilym Brown
An 18-year-old Hoosier won the Public Links golf title in high-pressure style

August 12, 1957 | Gwilym Brown
Don Essig III, 18, student at LSU, Indianapolis.Gene Towry, 28, graduate student at SMU, Dallas.Don Sckrabulis, 26, boiler factory laborer, Kewanee, Ill.J. Paul Popovic, 39, special insurance...

August 12, 1957 | Ed Zern
...that on the magic date of August 12th the Highland grouse season opens in Scotland, and this is the time to learn about that 'drap of poetry' known all the world over as good Scotch whisky

August 12, 1957 | Bonnie Prudden
This week we'll add the spine-down stretch to the four basic exercises you began last week. This will strengthen your lower abdominal muscles and help correct sway-back. Keep your total daily...

August 12, 1957
BOATING

August 12, 1957
of Roy Sievers () exploded last week for six in as many days. This tied a long-standing AL record and gave Sievers 30 for the season, a new individual club record. The face of Manager Harry...

August 12, 1957 | Coles Phinizy
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August 12, 1957
For a long time now, children have had a way of latching on to the paraphernalia of the adult world, in one form or other. Remove the revolvers from the holsters of this nation's junior Wyatt...

August 12, 1957 | Ed Oliver
Today we have many players who can handle a course pretty easily when a good long drive leaves them only pitches to the green which they can flip up there with a seven-, eight-, nine-iron or...

August 12, 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 goodFVG fishing very...

August 12, 1957
1—John G. Zimmerman2—Mark Kauffman4—A.P. I.N.P., Max Peter Haas, Larry Sharkey-Los Angeles Times, A.P.5—U.P. (2), John G. Zimmerman, U.P.8—George Silk-LIFE9—John G. Zimmerman10, 11—George...

August 12, 1957 | Paul O'Neil

August 12, 1957 | Jimmy Jemail
HELEN HAYESActressMost spectators at top sports events are attracted by competition and entertainment, but it is unfortunate that cruelty also attracts its share of men and women. I've never been...

August 12, 1957
McDONOUGH'S MAGIC SHOVELSirs:Having read the interesting references to my favorite country (Mr. McDonough's Magic Shovel, SI, July 22 & 29), which I have visited on a number of occasions,...

August 12, 1957
Fishing is the favorite pursuit of this attractive young matron and her husband, members of a prominent Winston-Salem, N.C. family. And taking a prize like this tarpon is not likely to diminish...

August 12, 1957
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August 12, 1957 | Roy Terrell

August 12, 1957 | Roy Terrell
The major obstacle in Henry Aaron's pursuit of the triple crown in 1957 is one Stan Musial, who won his first batting championship when Aaron was just 4 years old. The year was 1943, and...