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.

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


Fred Knorr, affable 42-year-old radio executive whose boyhood baseball ambition was thwarted by Depression, finally made big time—as head of 11-man syndicate which paid record price of $5,500,000 for Detroit Tigers.

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Ann Quast, apple-cheeked 18-year-old University of Washington sophomore, shot record 70 to win medal, parlayed hot putting and cool nerves into 4 and 3 win over Pat Lesser for Women's Western Amateur title at Huntington, W. Va.

Dick Stuart, power-hitting Lincoln, Neb. outfielder, hit 50th homer for Western League mark, added four more (three in one game) later in week. His next goal: organized baseball's mark of 72, set by Roswell's Joe Bauman in 1954.

Greta Anderson, well-formed Danish beauty, doffed top of swimsuit, swam 26 miles to finish first (but fourth on elapsed time) in Atlantic City marathon (see below), still had enough strength to spend evening dancing with fiancé.

Ribot, unbeaten Italian 4-year-old, lived up to all expectations, staged brilliant finish to win $78,400 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, Britain's richest turf race and possibly his last start, before royalty at Ascot.