CASEY'S TWO PLATOONS
Mickey Mantle leads Yankee attack. Swinging right-handed, he whacked out four singles, one double, two runs batted in during first six games
He collected one single, four home runs, 11 RBI's with this classic left-hand swing, was easily most exciting player in big leagues during opening week
MARATHON DAY IN BOSTON
April 29, 1956
A Finnish army sergeant traveled 5,000 miles in order to run 26 more and outduel a Boston University student—who didn't even have to leave home—in the fastest Boston Marathon in 60 years
MATCHING STRIDE FOR STRIDE OVER FIRST 17 MILES, LOCAL FAVORITE JOHN J. KELLEY (7), AND FINLAND'S ANTTI VISKARI (4) BATTLE FOR LEAD
CROSSING LINE IN RECORD 2:14.14, VISKARI RECEIVES VICTORY WREATH FROM MAYOR JOHN B. HYNES AND HELP FROM ANXIOUS COUNTRYMEN
FAR BEHIND LEADERS, TOM LEONARD OF WESTFIELD, MASS., ONE OF 164 STARTERS, DRIVES TOWARD FINISH DOWN LITTERED BOSTON STREET
NEW POINTS OF VIEW
In Jersey City the TV camera gave fans a new, ground-level angle on baseball. In Mexico one horse got a bucketful while a stablemate got an eyeful. In Tacoma a yachtsman tested a craft designed for small fry and in Illinois, as elsewhere, a family prepared for '56 horizons
Low camera view gives fans a chance to second-guess both the batter and the umpire in Brooklyn Dodgers' debut against the Phillies in Jersey City.
Neck-twisting view of peeping horse animates an otherwise routine picture of Joan Hammett offering a snack to Glory Wine at Tijuana, Mexico.
Sailor's view is close to water level as a Tacoma skipper tries out plywood sailboat designed primarily for small beginners.
Family's view of watery horizons opens up as Skip and Sis Wynkoop and Robert Knight get boat ready in Kenilworth, Ill.