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...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

April 30, 1956
April 30, 1956

Table of Contents
April 30, 1956

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
Not Rain Nor Snow...
The Wonderful World Of Sport
The Fergusons
The Outdoor Week
Auto Show
Derby Tests
Humphrey Bogart
Yesterday
  • Baseball's first professional team toured the country in 1869 and won 64 games, tied one. Next season they won 27 straight, but then they came to Brooklyn and challenged the Atlantics, pride of the East

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

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

Art Ditmar,Kansas City right-hander, was handed 13-run cushion by Athletics in secondinning, showed his appreciation by setting Chicago down with one hit as hebreezed to easy 15-1 victory in best-pitched game of week.

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Barbara Romack(SI cover, April 16), pretty lady golfer, continued to play like "littletiger," overwhelming Mrs. George Downing 11 and 9 to capture CaliforniaWomen's Amateur title for second time at South San Francisco.

Bill Pearson,pint-sized jockey who has ridden in 10 countries and has conquered Matterhorn,used his knowledge of art to win TV's $64,000 Question, had less luck atLaurel, where he finished second aboard Sickle's Sound.

Glenn Hall,quick-moving 24-year-old Detroit Red Wing goalie who scored 12 shutouts, wasnamed winner of Calder Trophy and $1,000 as National Hockey League'soutstanding rookie. Runner-up: New York Rangers' Andy Hebenton.

Dr. HannesLindemann, adventurous German physician, arrived in Hamburg with homemadeover-sized canoe to claim unusual feat of seamanship: crossing of Atlantic fromLiberia to Haiti in his decked-over craft in space of 65 days.

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