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Table of Contents

Sept. 03, 1956
Sept. 03, 1956

Table of Contents
Sept. 3, 1956

Forest Hills
Spectacle
Events & Discoveries
The Wonderful World Of Sport
The Giants
Part Two
Horse Racing
Boxing
Acknowledgments
The Outdoor Week
Nature
Baseball
Bernard Darwin
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Mr. Caper

Table of Contents

LEW GOES FOR NUMBER 4 8
The 1956 Nationals are previewed by WILLIAM F. TALBERT, and SARAH PALFREY tells the intimate story of Wimbledon Champion Shirley Fry

This is an article from the Sept. 3, 1956 issue

SPECTACLE: MILE-HIGH REGATTA 12
Chalets and plunging mountainsides set off the pageantry of the annual float parade on Lake Arrowhead

A ROUND OF GOLF WITH IKE 21
Hole by hole: Ike's first full round since his illness. A SPORTS ILLUSTRATED exclusive

COLLEGE FOOTBALL WAS NEVER LIKE THIS 26
In notes and drawings, ROBERT RIGER portrays the strains and stratagems as the New York Giants get ready

THE GREAT STRIPED BASS MYSTERY: PART II 32
The valiant investigator, GERALD HOLLAND, ends his quest on Long Island and finds the truth—and more

UP A LAZY RIVER 34
The indolent side of fishing: a picture-and-text paean by W. EUGENE SMITH and PAUL O'NEIL

IT'S TEST TIME FOR THE 2-YEAR-OLDS 37
WHITNEY TOWER surveys the developing colts which are potential Derby winners—and some odds are offered

GOLF'S GRAND OLD MAN 60
In an 80th birthday tribute, HERBERT WARREN WIND introduces golf's greatest writer, BERNARD DARWIN, who recalls for SPORTS ILLUSTRATED readers his finest memories in 50 years with the game

THE DEPARTMENTS

•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 17
•THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT 21
•SCOREBOARD 40
•THE OUTDOOR WEEK 51
•THE 19TH HOLE 66
•PAT ON THE BACK 68

•Hotbox: JIMMY JEMAIL asks: Was there a time in the service when athletic training was of great value to you? 4

•Boxing: MARTIN KANE watches sparring in the NBA and a one-handed champion 42

•Tip from the Top: ARNOLD BROWNING presents some advice on reading the grain of the green 45

•Nature: A wily little green bug in the sand is described by JOHN O'REILLY and pictured IN COLOR 52

•Sport in Art: Painters of today and yesterday show the familiar scene of small boys' summer splashing 54

•Baseball: ROBERT CREAMER analyzes the brilliant paradox of the Cardinals' Ken Boyer 57

Acknowledgments on page 44

COVER: LEW HOAD

Photograph by Mark Kauffman

This week 128 of the world's finest amateur tennis players will compete on Forest Hills' neatly manicured grass courts for the U.S. National Men's Singles crown. Looming above the others is powerful 21-year-old Lew Hoad from Sydney, Australia, the best of them all and heavy favorite to win.

THREE PHOTOS

IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE

THE PITCHER WHO COULD WIN THE SERIES
His name is Whitey Ford, and as the Yankees come down the stretch they are counting heavily on him

THE BLUEFIN TUNA: CHALLENGE FROM THE SEA
At Wedgeport, Nova Scotia, big-game anglers from ail over the world forgather in a contest for a giant