Nov. 12, 1956
Nov. 12, 1956

Table of Contents
Nov. 12, 1956

Down Goes Mr. Brodie
  • In five years the Washington International and its entrants from overseas have brought new brilliance to the U.S. racing atmosphere

Events & Discoveries
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Hickman's Hunches
This Sporting World
Motor Sports
The Outdoor Week
  • Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver

    In a California deer hunt anything goes, but anything doesn't if the quarry is bear. A goose is cooked in Nebraska, the whooper is debated in Washington, in Oregon it rains elk

Sporting Look
Duffy Daugherty
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


Murray Rose, free-wheeling 18-year-old Aussie vegetarian, took dead aim at the world 1,500-meter swim record, became first to break 18 minutes with brilliant 17:59.5 clocking at Melbourne. Reflected Rose: "I just kept my fingers crossed."

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Ashley Cooper, another of Australia's rising young Davis Cuppers, gave Bill Talbert and U.S. squad more food for thought, upsetting ranking stars Ken Rosewall and Lew Hoad to win Queensland singles title at Brisbane.

Elzie (Buck) Baker, cocky racing driver who learned his trade while piloting a bus, has done even better with Chrysler 300B in 1956 NASCAR Grand National stock car competition, winning championship with 8,888 points.

Clarence (Pants) Rowland, baseball veteran who got his nickname from antics while wearing father's overalls as youthful member of Dubuque sandlot team, was given a new job by Chicago Cubs: president of Los Angeles Angels.

Jim Shoulders, cowboy from Henryette, Okla. whose bare-back bronc-busting and bull-riding have won him $37,010 and an equal number of points, has clinched Rodeo Cowboys Association all-around championship for year.