Table of Contents

December 03, 1956

THE MELBOURNE OLYMPICS

WORLD'S EYE ON SPORT—THE GAMES BEGIN 12
The athletes begin their pursuit of the classic prizes. ANDRE LAGUERRE summarizes the first days

BANNISTER EVALUATES THE VICTORY OF KUTS 16
It was the murder of an Englishman, over 10,000 meters, by a tactical expert

TRACK AND FIELD—A STAR-SPANGLED SYMPHONY 19
ROY TERRELL recounts the great early performances of the Americans

THE UNFORGETTABLE ORDEAL OF THE HUNGARIANS 22
A SPORTS ILLUSTRATED exclusive on what happened in Budapest, Prague and aboard the Gruzia

SPECTACLE: SAN FRANCISCO SAILING 24
The wild, wet winds of the Bay have bred a daring and devoted sailing species. With four pages IN COLOR

A FOOTBALL DOUBLE-HEADER: THE PROS
•ARMY-NAVY PREVIEW 35-51
Plus college football's 10th week and HICKMAN'S final HUNCHES for the 1956 season

NASSAU RACE WEEK: SAND, SEA AND SPEED 62
Sports cars and glamour are the Bahamas menu this week, shown IN COLOR plus a tour by HORACE SUTTON

DOWN TO THE SEA IN SUBWAYS 76
Ship on a day's cruise from Brooklyn, and you'll find fish and friends. By EVAN McLEOD WYLIE

THE DEPARTMENTS

•COMING EVENTS 8
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 29
•SCOREBOARD 52
•TIP FROM THE TOP 60
•THE OUTDOOR WEEK 74
•THE 19TH HOLE 81
•PAT ON THE BACK 88

•Hotbox: JIMMY JEMAIL asks: How do you feel about All-America football teams? 6

•Sport in Art: A group of soccer players shows the world of fantasy that was Henri Rousseau's 56

•Horses: ALICE HIGGINS finds the Toronto Fair is the gaudiest show of all 58

•Boxing: A preview of the Ray Robinson-Gene Fullmer set-to by MARTIN KANE 67

•Gifts to Eat: FRED R. SMITH reports on private caterers for the mail-order gourmet 84

Acknowledgments on page 42

COVER: CHUCK CONERLY
Photograph by John G. Zimmerman
The look of confident appraisal in the calculating blue eyes of New York Giant Quarterback Chuck Conerly comes from nine years in professional football and reflects the sure wisdom of an old pro. Turn to page 35 for Conerly on football and the 17-17 Giant-Bear standoff.

TWO PHOTOS FOUR ILLUSTRATIONS

DEC. 10 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED AT MELBOURNE

MORE WORDS, MORE PICTURES AND MORE EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF THE OLYMPICS
Also a ringside report on the Patterson-Moore championship fight, the best Thoroughbreds of the year—and a quail hunt run in Texas style

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)