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August 26, 1957 | Volume 7, Issue 9

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Consuelo Crespi, Countess Cover - Sports Illustrated August 26, 1957

August 26, 1957
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August 26, 1957 | Robert Creamer
Some 130,338 Milwaukeeans came out to see the Braves cinch the pennant last weekend, but they ran into some truculent visitors from St. Louis

August 26, 1957 | Robert Creamer
The Yankees went to Boston for a three-game series last week and, long before the first pitch, there was standing room only at Fenway Park. The magic that drew overflow crowds (101,858 in three...

August 26, 1957
Switzerland's Eiger is a forbidding peak, and for 19 years its north face has been a forbidden climb; death and heroism mark it again

August 26, 1957

August 26, 1957
•Horse of the Week The gallant little 3-year-old, Gallant Man, moved closer to the Horse-of-the-Year title by winning the 88th running of the Travers at Saratoga, but it was a horse race. With...

August 26, 1957 | Harry Phillips
Beginning this Thursday, Aug. 22, and continuing through Saturday the 24th, the Cross County Center at Yonkers, N.Y. becomes the 71-acre stage for the latest SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Sports Festival....

August 26, 1957
CHAMP GOES WEST

August 26, 1957
Between the summer and autumn, Comes the youngsters' moment of truth: It's the time when adult equitation Gives way to ACCENT ON YOUTH

August 26, 1957 | Emmett Watson

August 26, 1957 | Lou Fageol
An alltime great among drivers reads into 'Miss Thriftway's' triumph a victory for solid power over 'souped-up, hot rod engines'

August 26, 1957 | Horace Sutton

August 26, 1957
Paula Jean (Peejay) Myers, shapely 22-year-old from Los Angeles, displayed perfect form in AAU swim championships at Houston, arching gracefully off boards to sweep all three diving titles and...

August 26, 1957
Galloping Gallant Man (right) pulls away from Bureaucracy after giving odds-on bettors an anxious time in the Travers.

August 26, 1957
RECORD BREAKERS

August 26, 1957 | Bernard Darwin
You would think that there would be very little to be said for a competition so one-sided that in 15 matches one team captured no less than 14 of them. This in brief is the history of the Walker...

August 26, 1957 | Herbert Warren Wind
Two Wodehousian gentlemen from Berkshire have labored selflessly for many years to bring about a robust renaissance of British golf

August 26, 1957
2—Louis Goldenberg3—John G. Zimmerman4—Paul Dorsey, U.P., Sam Cooper, Simpson Kalisher, Jim Osborne-Rochester Times-Union6—left, Richard Dean, U.P.16—Paris Match17—Bonnot-Winkler (2), Yves...

August 26, 1957 | Bonnie Prudden
For the fourth week we'll take up the problem of the thickening waistline, the classic sign of advancing age. If fat insists on settling around the middle, get rid of it. It can't rest easy in a...

August 26, 1957 | Kenneth Rudeen

August 26, 1957
ARCHERYJay Peake, Charleroi, Pa., men's instinctive title, Natl. Field Archery tournament, Watkins Glen, N.Y. Women's champion: Merle Wimer, Marlinton, W. Va.

August 26, 1957
had best record in the major leagues last week as, almost unnoticed, the team put on late-season surge to avoid cellar. The team leaders in hitting and pitching are Dodger castoff Walt Moryn ()...

August 26, 1957 | Harry Obitz
Balance is the foundation of a good swing. By far the best training exercise I know for building better balance involves using two props—I usually suggest two ordinary glass tumblers, because...

August 26, 1957 | Victor Kalman
Bowling's longest, toughest tournament again takes its toll in aches and pains

August 26, 1957 | Jimmy Jemail
BOBBY WAGNER13-year-old son of New York's mayorAn exciting game, with the cheers and the jeers, is a lot of fun. Seeing the action firsthand, figuring out what the players will do and watching...

August 26, 1957
AIR RACE: SECOND WINDSirs:We read Lament for the Old Bendix (SI, Aug. 12) with great interest, for it contained some very obvious truths and some rather common misconceptions.

August 26, 1957
This 24-year-old mermaid from Los Angeles who likes to swim under water came up with the largest single fish—a 2-pound one-ounce opal eye perch—in a recent meet for the Pacific Coast Skin Diving...

August 26, 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 26, 1957
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service sneak-previewed the forthcoming waterfowl season last week, but promised expectant hunters few changes over past years. Outside shooting dates remain October 1...