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THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Sept. 17, 1956
Sept. 17, 1956

Table of Contents
Sept. 17, 1956

Three Clubs
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Events & Discoveries
Big Game In America
Big Game

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

AGONY IN THE DUGOUT

This is an article from the Sept. 17, 1956 issue

Tense faces of the managers of the three top teams reflect the crisis in the National League race as no club seems able to put together the winning streak that would clinch the pennant

Milwaukee manager Fred Haney (center) grimly watches one Brave defeat in five-game losing streak that tightened race. Haney's problem: to get some hitting to match the superb pitching of five starters, one of whom (Lew Burdette, chewing nails) worries along with the manager.

Cincinnati manager Birdie Tebbetts ponders problem of keeping his so-so pitching staff performing on a par with his lineup of powerful sluggers.

Brooklyn manager, Walter Alston, phoning bullpen, has own unique problem: getting last spark from aging first-stringers.

ECLAT ON THE COURTS

Ken Rosewall displays the temperament and armament—including one of the great backhands in tennis history (center)—that brought him an upset victory over Lew Hoad and U.S. singles title at Forest Hills

GOOD-HUMORED ROSEWALL EXHIBITS MOCK BURST OF TEMPERAMENT

SLICK GRASS SURFACE CAUSES ONE OF ROSEWALL'S FREQUENT SPILLS

FINE FOOTWORK SAVES OFF-BALANCE ROSE WALL ON FOREHAND

APPRECIATIVE ROSEWALL APPLAUDS HIS FOE'S PASSING SHOT

SMASH OF A SLAM

Hoad's dream of a grand slam (see page 54) begins to fade as Rosewall prepares to put away a smash en route to his clear-cut 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 victory

FIVE PHOTOSJOHN G. ZIMMERMANFOUR PHOTOS