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THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Aug. 15, 1955
Aug. 15, 1955

Table of Contents
Aug. 15, 1955

26 Million Magazines Later
Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
The Gold Cup Race
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Physical Fitness
A Hotbox Special
SI Sampler
Anniversary
Tennis
  • By William F. Talbert

    At first a major concern, Trabert's injury now is just a minor part of the continuing Davis Cup nightmare

Belmonte
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

TROTTING'S CLASSIC
In the Hambletonian, classic of the trotting year, the field pounds around the first turn at elm-circled Good Time Park in Goshen, N.Y. Here, in second heat, Leopold Hanover leads, but favored Scott Frost (second) came on to win (see page 58)

This is an article from the Aug. 15, 1955 issue Original Layout

IT'S A PITCHERS' WORLD

As the contenders continue to slug it out in the vicious American League pennant race, the importance of a solid pitching staff takes on increasing significance, and in the heat of battle both leagues' sluggers are ducking plenty of high hard ones

RECALLED FROM TORONTO, CONNIE JOHNSON BOLSTERED WHITE SOX

SOUTHPAW TOMMY BYRNE HAS BEEN YANKEES' STEADIEST PITCHER

JOE ADCOCK WRITHES AFTER BALL FRACTURED HIS RIGHT FOREARM, SIDELINED HIM FOR SEASON

YANKEE ROOKIE STAR ELSTON HOWARD HURRIEDLY SITS TO DUCK HIGH INSIDE FAST BALL

RED SOX HOPES REST HEAVILY ON YOUNG PITCHERS LIKE TOMMY BREWER

MIKE GARCIA, EARLY SEASON FLOP, REGAINED FORM FOR INDIANS

CINCINNATI STAR TED KLUSZEWSKI SPRAWLS ON THE GROUND AVOIDING A CLOSE ONE

MAYHEM ON MENDOTA'S WATERS

The sailing was far from expert, but the Wisconsin Hoofers Club regatta on Lake Mendota produced some excitement

Collegiate skippers gather to hear committee member expound on rules

Considerable quantities of foamy beer helped keep sailors' spirits high

Traffic trouble finds five Cub class 16-footers contesting right of way

Crew scrambles to free boat after it plowed headlong into another craft

Helmsman glances anxiously at opposition as coed tries to align jib

Skipper and pretty crewman take impromptu post-race dunk in lake

PHOTOHY PESKINSEVEN PHOTOSSIX PHOTOSED STEIN