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FOCUS ON THE DEED

June 11, 1956
June 11, 1956

Table of Contents
June 11, 1956

American League
  • So says SI Correspondent James Murray, emboldened by the booming bats of the Nationals in a week of 132 home runs. The formulator of Murray's Law, which sees baseball history as a series of recurrent cycles, Murray is no junior circuit upstart but a deadly serious fan who (in the days before his current disenchantment) named his oldest son for Ted Williams. Fan Murray is fully prepared to defend his stand all summer long, if need be, against all serious dissenters. His only request is that all letter writers include, as prima-facie evidence of their true qualifications and earnestness of purpose, either the used stub of a big league admission ticket or the tuning knob of their TV set

Spectacle
Events & Discoveries
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Preview
Indianapolis "500"
Tennis
Horse Racing
Baseball
Nature
The Outdoor Week
Boxing
Horses
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

FOCUS ON THE DEED

Hunched-Over cyclists get vocal encouragement from enthusiastic clerics along the way as they pedal between Campobasso and Salerno in the 152-kilometer Giro D'Italia won by Miguel Poblet (shown in third place).

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Hoisted high on the shoulders of charging bull, Torera Bette Ford escapes injury from a raking horn as impassive aficionados look on at Nogales, Mexico.

Army footballers Pat Uebel, Don Holleder and Ralph Chesnauskas (left to right) get congratulations and reluctant farewell from Coach Earl Blaik after winning top athletic awards.

Swiss climbers, who last week sent word of their double conquest of Mount Everest and first-ever climb of Lhotse (see page 20), pose with their leader, Albert Eggler (third from left).

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