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ANNIVERSARY

Sept. 26, 1955
Sept. 26, 1955

Table of Contents
Sept. 26, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
  • The blood quickens and the step becomes brisk. It's more than the winy air of fall. Next week is the World Series!

Preview: The World Series
Tarheel Triumph In The Old Dominion
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Football: Game Of The Week
Sporting Look
Sport In Art
Anniversary
Acknowledgments
Yesterday
  • In the throes of a pennant fight in 1934 the Tigers' great star, Hank Greenberg, wrestled with a problem of conscience. For the frenzied Detroit fans, the suspense was awful

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

ANNIVERSARY

Twenty-one years ago this week Harold S. Vanderbilt's yacht Rainbow defeated Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith's Endeavour to retain the America's Cup for the U.S. It was one of 16 British attempts to recapture the Cup since they had lost it in 1851. Sopwith skippered his blue sloop to a quick brace of victories in the four-out-of-seven-race match, and although Endeavour was the favorite, Vanderbilt's superior sailing won the next four events. In 1937 England again failed to regain the Cup. It has not been challenged since.

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