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.
This is an article from the April 30, 1956 issue
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.