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THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

July 16, 1956
July 16, 1956

Table of Contents
July 16, 1956

Cincinnati Story
Spectacle
Events & Discoveries
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Wimbledon
  • By William F. Talbert

    Love, motherhood, severed apron strings and regal loneliness were part of the atmosphere at Wimbledon last week as Lew Hoad and Shirley Fry at last won through to the big titles

Acknowledgments
Motor Sports
Bonnie Prudden
Rafer Johnson
Horse Racing
Outdoor Week
Sports Of The Presidents
Pat On The Back

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

CINCINNATI HOLDS ITS BREATH
All off Cincinnati, like the wide-eyed young lady below, was holding its breath last week while the once downtrodden but beloved Redlegs were having their turn at first place in the middle off a frantic National League race. For two more pages off the wordless intensity off Cincinnatians as they watch the Redlegs split a July Fourth double-header, see following spread

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Tricky Bermuda dinghies with nine-foot bowsprits and crews that may be dumped overboard like ballast provide wringing-wet racing for islanders and visiting yachtsmen

Dipping boom into the clear water of glassy Mangrove Bay, Victory II nearly swamps as its crew scrambles to rig the spinnaker pole.

Hiking to windward (left), sailors lean to keep the rail above water. To lighten ship, crewmen dive overboard, await pickup launch.

Cloud of sail measuring nearly 1,000 square feet falls out on a run to leeward. Conventional 14-foot boats usually carry only 135 to 150 square feet of canvas.

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