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FOR THE RECORD

May 14, 1956
May 14, 1956

Table of Contents
May 14, 1956

A Day To Remember
The Derby
  • May 5 brought Derby Day and the heart-gripping charge of the 3-year-olds at Churchill Downs. Novelist John P. Marquand took leave of absence from Happy Knoll to be there for SI—and his reflections on the day and its deeds start on page 29. Here, from SI's turf editor, the race itself:

The Wonderful World Of Sport
Events & Discoveries
Boxing
Baseball
The X-Ray Box
Bowling
The Outdoor Week
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

FOR THE RECORD

AUTO RACING
Stirling Moss, England, 180-m. Intl. Daily Express Grand Prix, with 100.4 mph avg. speed, in Vanwall, Silverstone, England.

This is an article from the May 14, 1956 issue Original Layout

BICYCLING
Sal Barone, Brooklyn, N.Y., 50-m. U.S. amateur all-round title road race, in 1:54, Commack, N.Y.

BOXING

Al Andrews, 10-round decision over Jesse Turner, middleweights, Louisville.
Ralph Dupas, 10-round decision over Johnny Digilio, lightweights, Miami Beach.
Johnny Busso, 10-round decision over Orlando Zulueta, lightweights, New York.
Cherif Hamia, 10-round decision over Ike Chestnut, featherweights, Washington, D.C.

GOLF
Mary Ann Downey, Baltimore, over Wanda Sanches, 2 up, Southern Women's Amateur, Hot Springs, Va.

HORSE RACING

MR. PATRICK: $20,250 Delaware Valley Handicap, 6 f., by length, in 1:09.8, Garden State Pk., N.J. Joe Culmone up.
LUCKY MEL: $16,900 San Bruno Stakes, 5 f., by 3 lengths, in 0:59, Tanforan, Calif. Johnny Longden up.

HUNT RACING
GILLIAN: Virginia Gold Cup, 4 m., by 8 lengths, in 8:58¾, Warrenton, Va.

ROWING
Harvard, over Navy, Penn and Navy Olympic champions, 1¾-m. Adams Cup, in 9:49, Annapolis, Md.

SOCCER
Harmarville (Pa.) Hurricanes, over Chicago Schwabens, 3-1, to win Natl. Open Cup on total goals (3-2), Pittsburgh.

TENNIS

(Davis Cup, European Zone first round)

Czechoslovakia 5—Pakistan 0
Holland 5—Turkey 0
Ireland 4—Finland 1
Norway 4—Israel 1
Poland 3—Austria 2
Spain 3—Monaco 2
Switzerland 3—Luxembourg 2
Yugoslavia 4—Egypt 1

(Davis Cup, American Zone first round)
Canada 5—British West Indies 0

Tony Trabert, over Pancho Gonzales, 2 matches to 1. Gonzales leads World Pro Tour 65-20.