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...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

Feb. 13, 1956
Feb. 13, 1956

Table of Contents
Feb. 13, 1956

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
Olympics
Conversation Piece
Sporting Look
  • Right off a Mexican peasant's back, it has been embellished by California designers to become spring's hottest merchandise

The Wonderful World Of Sport
Ski Tip
Fisherman's Calendar
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

Deb Copenhaver, 1955's world champion saddle bronc rider, was named Best Athlete of Year by northwestern sportswriters. Said Deb: "A man never gets to the point where he don't like to get on a good bucking horse."

This is an article from the Feb. 13, 1956 issue

Maureen (Little Mo) Connolly announced end of her year-and-a-half retirement and her decision to turn pro. She will tour the U.S., conducting tennis clinics, playing exhibitions and, incidentally, encouraging younger U.S. players.

Harry Weetman, British Ryder Cupper, shot 10 birdies and three eagles on rain-swept 6,071-yard Croham Hurst links for a "perfect" 58—course record was 65—lowest score ever recorded on a full-size British golf course.

Wes Santee, Marine miler, withdrew from three major board miles at suggestion of AAU committee investigating his expense accounts, who "thought it best," he said, "that I remain out...until a final decision on my status [is] made."

Pat Gibson, 21-year-old University of Wisconsin physical medicine major, retained senior women's title in North American outdoor speed-skating championships at Milwaukee for 21st consecutive victory in national events.

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