June 18, 1956
June 18, 1956

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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

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


1—Marvin Newman, Anthony Ravielli
14—illustration by John Langley Howard
17-20—Robert Doisneau from Rapho-Guillumette
22, 24—drawings by Ajay
30—map by Fred Eng
33—U.P., A.P., U.P., A.P.
34—A.P., I.N.P., Jim Hosmer, Tony Triolo, Paul Popper-European, A.P.
36—Owen Johnson
37—Daniel R. Rubin
51—Joe Serge-Oshawa Times-Gazette
52—Herbert Orth
53—Bert Brandt
54—from "Scope," ¬© 1954 The Upjohn Co.; Bert Brandt
55—The Four Winds, Islamorada, Florida
66—Wide World
69—John G. Zimmerman
70, 71—Booton Herndon
75—top, Allan Gould bottom, Alan Richards

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