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SPORTS OF U.S. PRESIDENTS

March 28, 1955
March 28, 1955

Table of Contents
March 28, 1955

Pat On The Back
  • A salute to some who have earned the good opinion of the world of sport, if not yet its tallest headlines

Table of Contents
Events & Discoveries
Golden Gloves
Athletes Vs. Altitude
  • At Mexico City, competitors in the Pan-American Games met an unexpected foe. In the rarefied air 7,600 feet above sea level, they are being felled by anoxia

Sport In Art
Bowling
Horses
Big Business
Boating
Motor Sports
Snow Patrol
Fisherman's Calendar
Acknowledgments
Tip From The Top
Tennis
  • By William F. Talbert

    There are signs that tennis may be breaking out of Forest Hills

Anniversary
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

SPORTS OF U.S. PRESIDENTS

It's almost a tradition for the occupant of the White House to have a sports interest. Many chief executives have made a point of participating in or watching sports to gain relief from the pressure of day-to-day work. Others have built vacations around sports activities. Can you match the presidents below with their favorite sports, as pictured on the right? If you would like to check your answer, write for the solution to Answers, Sports Illustrated, 9 Rockefeller Plaza, New York 20, N.Y.

This is an article from the March 28, 1955 issue Original Layout

WILLIAM McKINLEY
RUTHERFORD HAYES
ANDREW JACKSON
CALVIN COOLIDGE
FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT
THEODORE ROOSEVELT
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
ULYSSES S. GRANT
WILLIAM H. TAFT
WARREN G. HARDING
HARRY S. TRUMAN
GEORGE WASHINGTON

FISHING
BASEBALL
HUNTING
GOLF
HORSESHOE PITCHING
RIDING
SWIMMING
WRESTLING
CALISTHENICS
COCKFIGHTING
WALKING
JUMPING

TWENTY FOUR PHOTOS