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FOCUS ON THE DEED

June 18, 1956
June 18, 1956

Table of Contents
June 18, 1956

Mantle Of The Babe
  • Some old champions improve with age. Thus Swaps sets a new mile record at Hollywood Park and Archie Moore defends his title by scoring the 88th knockout of his career in London. But the overpowering onrush of youth is one of sport's inevitable and most exciting dramas, exemplified last week by a 21-year-old Floyd Patterson battering his way a step nearer the coveted heavyweight championship. And by the brawny young man at the right, Mickey Charles Mantle, who eyes the most famous baseball record of all: Ruth's magic 60

Spectacle
Events & Discoveries
Tip From The Top
Boxing
Track & Field
Horse Racing
Acknowledgments
The Outdoor Week
Fish Prints
Boating
Yesterday
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

FOCUS ON THE DEED

California-Bred Swaps, ears perked, gives Bobby Brocato horse's-eye view of his heels as he drives to world record of 1:33 1/5 for the mile in $52,500 Argonaut Handicap at Hollywood Park.

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California Guest Dave Sime's powerful stride leaves Mike Agostini far behind as Duke star briskly sprints to new world mark of 20 seconds flat for 220-yard dash on fast clay track at Sanger.

Smiling Gene Littler, Palm Beach round-robin winner, accepts awards from Palm Beach's President Elmer Ward Sr.

Bouncing Briton John Surtees hangs on, roars ahead to win senior Tourist Trophy with 95.57 mph average at Isle of Man.

Embracing British Curtis Cuppers (right) show joy after Mrs. Roy Smith gave team 5-4 victory over U.S. at Sandwich.

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