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FOR THE RECORD

July 02, 1956
July 02, 1956

Table of Contents
July 2, 1956

The Biggest Battle
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Events & Discoveries
New Gibson Girl
Physical Fitness
50 Million Campers
Acknowledgments
The Outdoor Week
Sports Of The Presidents: First Of A Series
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Mr. Caper
Pat On The Back

FOR THE RECORD

AUTO RACING

This is an article from the July 2, 1956 issue Original Layout

Peter Collins and Mike Hawthorne, Great Britain, Grand Prix Super Cortemaggiore, with 121.2 mph average speed, in Ferrari, Monza, Italy.

George Amick, Los Angeles, USAC 100-m. natl. championship race, in 1:03.01.463, Langhorne, Pa.

BOXING

Ezzard Charles, 7-round TKO over Bob Albright, heavyweights, San Fernando, Calif.

Eddie Machen, 4-round KO over Matt Jackson, heavyweights, San Francisco.

Gordon Wallace, 15-round decision over Ron Barton, for British Empire light heavyweight title, London.

Virgil Akins, 4-round KO over Don Jose, welter-weights, Monroe, La.

Jimmy Carter, 10-round decision over Lauro Salas, lightweights, Los Angeles.

Willie Pep, 10-round decision over Russ Tague, featherweights, Miami Beach.

GOLF

Dick Mayer, St. Petersburg, Fla., Philadelphia Daily News Open, in sudden-death playoff, Philadelphia.

Charlie Coe, Oklahoma City, over Ronnie Wenzler, 11 and 9, Trans-Mississippi Amateur, Oklahoma City.

HORSE RACING

VATTEL: $75,000 Grand Prix de Paris, 1 3/8 m., by 2 lengths in 3:15.4, Paris. M. Garcia up.

THINKING CAP: $28,150 Stymie Handicap, 1½ m., by 3½ lengths, in 2:29 3/5, Belmont Pk., N.Y. Paul Bailey up.

SEA O ERIN: $27,000 Laurence Armour Memorial Handicap, 1 1/8 m., in 1:53 2/5, Arlington Pk., Ill., Kenny Church up.

DECATHLON: $24,400 Select Handicap, 6 f., by 2½ lengths, in 1:09 1/5, Monmouth Pk., N.J. Gene Martin up.

MOTORBOATING
Robert Jacobson, Flint, Mich., 88-mile Winnebago Lake outboard marathon, with 35.86 mph average speed, Fond du Lac, Wis.

SAILING
Navy, natl. intercollegiate dinghy championship, with 201 pts., Detroit.

TENNIS
Eddie Sledge, Dallas, over Ned Neely, 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0, natl. schoolboy title, Charlottesville, Va.