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...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

Dec. 24, 1956
Dec. 24, 1956

Table of Contents
Dec. 24, 1956

Table of Contents
Spectacle
Preview
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Events & Discoveries
  • A CREDIT TO THE GAME, HERB AND LEW, VIC AND KEN, FRIENDS OF ART LARSEN, GEORGE BREEN AND THE NON PARTICIPATING AUDIENCE, A NEW GOLF HAZARD, MOSEY KING'S LAST DAY

  • It has been 10 years since the Chicago Bears and the New York Giants, once the powers of pro football, reached the championship playoff. Now they meet again, and, though the cast has changed, the plot is more exciting than ever

Scouting Reports
Los Angeles Golf
A Fender, A Poem
The Ferrari
Sporting Look
1956 Silver Anniversary All-America
Snow Patrol
Acknowledgments
The Ball
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

Marcel Boussac, France's cotton king who dotes on racing fast horses (Macip, Apollonia, Philius), made his hobby pay off to rich tune of $228,500 in 1956 to lead all other French owners in winnings for second straight year.

This is an article from the Dec. 24, 1956 issue

Mrs. Allegra Knapp (Leggie) Mertz, colorful Long Island Sound skipper who chased Adams Cup until she won it and title as nation's best lady sailor in 1954, was re-elected president of International Blue Jay Association in New York.

Stanford's John Brodie completed 139 of 240 passes for 1,633 yards, added nine more rushing for 1,642 total to win major college passing and total offense titles and break Don Heinrich's 1952 record for most completions in season.

Mimi Arnold, pretty Redwood City, Calif. 17-year-old and daughter of one-time Star Ethel Burkhardt, has been ranked No. 1 among girl players and No. 10 among women in tentative USLTA singles ratings for 1956 (see below).

Hank Lauterback, grim-faced Portsmouth, Va. pilot, bounced his hydroplane around choppy Lake Cunningham at average speed of 67.45 mph to win_ Governor's Trophy, one of feature races of Nassau's International regatta.

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