Table of Contents

August 05, 1956

THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL CRISIS 6
In the first of two articles, HERMAN HICKMAN presents in detail the facts, figures and fears of the men who make football, as collected by SPORTS ILLUSTRATED in a nationwide survey

SPECTACLE: THE AUGUST DELIGHTS OF SARATOGA 12
A famous resident, FRANK SULLIVAN, reminisces fondly on the old race track and spa. With four pages of pictures IN COLOR

ARE UMPIRES EVER WRONG? 26
They are—and often—writes Umpire GIL STRATTON JR.—and, what's more, on purpose

RICH MAN IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT 30
Billy Haughton's winning ways in a sulky are currently netting him $100,000 a year. By JEREMIAH TAX

TWO IN A BULL FIGHT 32
A heralded match between female bullfighters degenerates swiftly into a travesty. By RAFAEL DELGADO LOZANO

THE DEPARTMENTS

•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 17
•THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT 21
•SCOREBOARD 35
•THE OUTDOOR WEEK 57
•THE 19TH HOLE 65
•PAT ON THE BACK 68

•Hotbox: JIMMY JEMAIL asks: What is the most unusual sport you have seen during your world travels? 3

•Tip from the Top: PHIL PERKINS describes a safe and simple technique for exploding out of traps 37

•Boating: EZRA BOWEN talks of outboard marathons, with color photos by JOHN G. ZIMMERMAN 38

•Motor Sports: A British D Jaguar wins the famed 24-hour Le Mans auto race. By STANLEY KARNOW 41

•Baseball: ROY TERRELL traces Paul Richards' progress with the fluttering Baltimore Orioles 43

•Golf: HERBERT WARREN WIND visits cool Duluth, where the Women's Open ended in a hot playoff 46

•Boxing: MARTIN KANE views the Moore-Parker fight, where the ballyhoo was better than the battle 48

•Swimming: The U.S. swimmers and divers face up to the Olympic tryouts. By COLES PHINIZY 50

Acknowledgments on page 47

COVER: JEANNE STUNYO

Photograph by Hy Peskin

To suit the spectators' tastes there can never be too many girl divers like pert, 20-year-old Jeanne Stunyo. But every Olympic trial proves the U.S. is overstocked. Stunyo and a half dozen other U.S. girls trying out for the Olympic team this week can beat the rest of the world off the end of a springboard, but only three will get the chance to try.

TWO PHOTOS

IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE

BROOKLYN'S STRETCH DRIVE
With two months of the season to go, the World Champion Dodgers, erratic in past weeks, are showing signs of regaining their pennant-winning form. But is the race too fast? Roy Terrell analyzes Brooklyn's aging lineup and probes its chances against both the pitcher-rich Braves and explosive Cincinnati

PART II: THE FOOTBALL CRISIS. WHAT THE COLLEGES CAN DO

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)