Straining toward the finish, Derek Ibbotson (left) barely edges Chris Chat-away in muddy three-mile race at London.
Clinging Bill Linderman artfully tames a bronc on the way to all-round championship in the Snake River Stampede at Nampa, Idaho.
Bouncing Sally Rand discards her famous fans to teach Boxer Billy Kilgore better balance through ballet.
An expert at the plate, smiling Mickey Mantle signs up to promote a breakfast dish. His latest job: sales promotion and merchandising man for "Batter Up," a new pancake batter.
July 29, 1956
Steady pedaler Roger Hassenferder (left) leads Holland's Arie Van Der Pluym as cyclists near Bordeaux on the ninth lap of France's top sporting event, the marathon Tour de France.