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FOCUS ON THE DEED

May 28, 1956
May 28, 1956

Table of Contents
May 28, 1956

Spectacle
Events & Discoveries
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Horse Racing
Boxing
Acknowledgments
The Outdoor Week
Yesterday
  • Hampered though they were by clothes and mores, Victorian women made a place for themselves in sports after a ringing denunciation of U.S. youth by Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

FOCUS ON THE DEED

Victory in sight, Calumet Farm's Fabius, with Jockey Willie Hartack perched high in the saddle, drives for the finish line as vain bid by favored Needles (center) falls short in Preakness (see page 36).

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Down but not out, fallen cyclist got up to finish with opponents at Karlovy Vary, Czechoslovakia on ninth lap of Communist-sponsored "Peace Race" from Warsaw to Prague.

Getting Acrobatic, Redleg McMillan does handstand after hard slide into second by Dodger Hodges.

Getting ready for Olympic Games in fall, Melbourne's Main Stadium undergoes major alterations to increase seating capacity from 85,000 to 110,000.

Getting rigged for Bermuda Race, Harry Haskell's new 73-foot 3-inch Venturer prepares for launching.

FIVE PHOTOS