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July 30, 1956
July 30, 1956

Table of Contents
July 30, 1956

Milwaukee Braves
Events & Discoveries
The Wonderful World Of Sport
The Manager
  • In the dimly lit world of boxing, the classic—and therefore most closely guarded—relationship is that between the manager and fighter. One of the few persons ever permitted to penetrate the protective shadow which conceals their everyday dealings is Robert H. Boyle. On the pages that follow, Boyle recounts his conversations with a manager and a fighter on a day climaxed by a bout. For reasons which are obvious, the names of the principals are withheld. The facts are not.

Acknowledgments
The Outdoor Week
  • Edited by Tom Lineaweaver

    Based on regular weekly dispatches from SI bureaus and special correspondents in the U.S., Canada. Mexico and overseas; and on reports from fish and game commissions of the 48 states and Alaska

Uncle Lou's Dream Boat
Sports Of The Presidents
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

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ARMS (FIVE) AND THE MAN 8
Five starting-pitchers and a power hitter make the Braves pennant favorites. By ROY TERRELL

This is an article from the July 30, 1956 issue

SPECTACLE: NERVE TEST ON THE NEEDLES 12
Intrepid Alpine climbers scale the near-vertical rock spires of famed Chamonix. Photographed IN COLOR

CONVERSATION PIECE: A MANAGER AND HIS FIGHTER 28
In a rare and illuminating interview, ROBERT H. BOYLE penetrates the shadowy world of fighter and manager on a day climaxed by a bout. Illustrated by RUSSELL HOBAN

UNCLE LOU'S DREAM BOAT 52
Oilman Lou Matron fished for 30 years, then built the perfect deep-sea cruiser. With detail drawings

THE DEPARTMENTS

•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 17
•THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT 21
•SCOREBOARD 32
•COMING EVENTS 34
•THE OUTDOOR WEEK 50
•THE 19TH HOLE 66
•PAT ON THE BACK 68

•Hotbox: JIMMY JEMAIL asks: What is the appeal of the sports car and what is its future in the U.S.? 4

•Tip from the Top: ED OLIVER discusses ways chunky golfers can avoid a flat swing 35

•Tennis: WILLIAM F. TALBERT looks at the Davis Cup picture and finds no soft path to Adelaide 36

•Horse Racing: HUMPHREY S. FINNEY accompanies a high-priced stallion on his trip from Ireland to the U.S., and JACK OLSEN reports on racing in the Midwest and the Arlington Futurity 38

•Horses: ALICE HIGGINS describes the versatile Morgan. COLOR photographs by RICHARD MEEK 54

•Sports of the Presidents: RUTH E. RILEY relates how honest wrestler Abe Lincoln threw all comers except one 64

Acknowledgments on page 41

COVER: JOE ADCOCK

Photograph by Marvin Newman

In his six major league years, Joe Adcock has known moments of baseball glory that come to few players in a lifetime. This season his spectacular power hitting has given authenticity to the annual pennant fever which has been haunting Milwaukee fans since 1953. For a report on Milwaukee's Man and his supporting cast of five Golden Arms, turn to page 8.

TWO PHOTOS

IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE

PART I: THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCANDALS

For nearly a year revelations of illegal recruiting and payment of football players have rocked U.S. schools. Now, after a two-month survey of commissioners, presidents and coaches, Herman Hickman analyzes the practices that threaten to kill a great game and—in Part II a week later—proposes solutions