Upraised Arm of Gerald Waldman, flipped from his own boat, fails to ward off an onrushing hydroplane in race at Long Beach, Calif. Waldman suffered internal injuries but is improving.
Outstretched Hoofs speed Mister Gus to two-and-half length victory over favored Nashua (right) in mile-and-quarter $80,300 Woodward Stakes at Belmont Park, N.Y. (see page 26).
Backhanding Vic Seixas returns difficult shot as U.S. beat Italy in doubles for the clinching point in Davis Cup match.
Straining John Kelley leads Dean Thackwray and Nick Costes to tape in AAU marathon at Yonkers as trio won Olympic berths.
October 7, 1956
Skyscraping Russian, I. Kroumin, throws his height around to help Soviets beat Hungary at Bologna, Italy.