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FOR THE RECORD

Aug. 27, 1956
Aug. 27, 1956

Table of Contents
Aug. 27, 1956

Girl Olympians
Spectacle
Events & Discoveries
The Wonderful World Of Sport
First Of Two Parts
The Outdoor Week
  • Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver

    As millions of waterfowl gather in Canada before heading south, a special report from their prairie nesting grounds by Reginald Wells predicts a great hunting season to come

Baseball
Boating
Horse Racing
Family Fair
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Mr. Caper
Pat On The Back

FOR THE RECORD

ARCHERY
(National Archery Association championships, Lakewood, N.J.)

This is an article from the Aug. 27, 1956 issue Original Layout

Joe Fries, Los Angeles, men's title.
Carole Minehart, Pittsburgh, women's title.

AUTO RACING
Caroll Shelby, Dallas, 40-lap modified race, with 70.4 mph avg., in 3.5 liter Ferrari, Montgomery, N.Y.

BOATING

Carolina, skippered by Hoyt O. Perry Jr., Southport, Conn., Atlantic class natl. championships, Southport, Conn.
Robert Smith, Chicago, Intl. Penguin class championship, Biloxi, Miss.

BOXING

Eddie Machen, 4-round KO over Walter Hafer, heavyweights, Portland, Ore.
Willie Troy and Jerry Luedee, 10-round draw, middleweights, N.Y.

GOLF
Fay Crocker, Montevideo, 288 for 72 holes, $5,000 St. Louis women's open.

HORSE RACING

COHOES: $34,775 Grand Union Hotel Stakes, 6 f. by 6 lengths, in 1:12 2/5, Saratoga, N.Y. Ted Atkinson up.
LYCKA: $24,475 Pageant Stakes 1 mile (turf), by 3 lengths, in 1:38 1/5, Atlantic City, N.J. Nick Shuk up.

SHOOTING
(U.S. Olympic Trials, Camp Perry, Ohio)

M/SGT. Huelet Benner, West Point, and C.W.O.
Offutt Pinion, Peebles, O., slow-fire pistol berths.
Arthur C. Jackson, Silver Spring, Md. and Lieut. Verle Wright Jr., Fort Wayne, Ind., 50-meter small-bore rifle berths.

TENNIS

United States over Australia, 2 matches to 1, World Cup protessional championships, Vittel, France.
Budge Patty, Paris, over Lew Hoad, 1-6, 0-6, 6-2, 7-5, 6-4, Intl. Bavarian tournament, Munich.
Shirley Fry, St. Petersburg, over Louise Brough, 6-1, 4-6. 6-2, Essex CC invitat'l, Manchester, Mass.

WATER POLO
New York Athletic Club, Natl. AAU championship, Pelham Manor, N.Y.