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
The X-Ray Box
The Outdoor Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


10—drawing by Fred Eng
13—A.P., U.P.
15—Hank Walker
16, 17—Courier-Journal and Louisville Times
20—Coles Phinizy
21, 24—Richard Meek
22, 23—Mark Kauffman
26, 28—drawings by Ajay
29—Jerry Cooke
30, 31—drawings by Steindl
32, 33—Richard Meek (2), Marvin Newman
34—A.P. (2), Norman Mevius
35—Detroit News, A.P., U.P.
39—A.P., Nick Verderosa, Keystone, A.P.
40—Jerry Cooke, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Courier-Journal and Louisville Times, Richard Meek, A.P., U.P.
60—Hy Peskin
61—Richard Meek
62—Official Photo U.S.A.F.
73—Dept. of Conservation, Cornell University
74—drawing by Grams Miller
92—bottom, Glenn John-Cleveland Press

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