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FOCUS ON THE DEED

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

FOCUS ON THE DEED

Giant victory over Eagles was largely due to a fine running attack and some crisp blocking, such as 18-yard sprint by Halfback Gifford (16) through a gaping hole opened by Fullback Triplett (33).

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

Bear victory over Lions was achieved in rough struggle. Detroit hopes dimmed after Quarterback Layne (22), hit from behind by Chicago's Meadows (86), left game with concussion.

U.S. LAWN TENNIS ASSOCIATION TENTATIVE RANKINGS FOR 1956

MEN'S SINGLES

1. Ham Richardson, Westfield, N.J.
2. Herbert Flam, Beverly Hills, Calif.
3. Victor Seixas, Philadelphia
4. Edward Moylan, Trenton, N.J.
5. Bernard Bartzen, Dallas
6. Robert Perry, Los Angeles
7. Samuel Giammalva, Houston
8. Arthur Larsen, San Leandro, Calif.
9. Gilbert Shea, Los Angeles
10. Grant Golden, Wilmette, Ill.

MEN'S SENIOR SINGLES

1. Bryant M. Grant Jr., Atlanta
2. R. Philip Hanna, Jackson Heights, N.Y.
3. David Perchonock, Philadelphia
4. C. Alphonso Smith, Washington, D.C.
5. Dr. Reginald S. Weir, New York
6. Jack A. Staton, St. Petersburg, Fla.
7. Edward G. Tarangioli, Yonkers, N.Y.
8. William Robertson, Los Angeles
9. Jesse Pfeiffer, San Antonio
10. Alexander W. Wellford, Memphis

WOMEN'S SINGLES

1. Shirley Fry, Akron
2. Althea Gibson, New York
3. Louise Brough, Beverly Hills, Calif.
4. Margaret O. duPont, Wilmington, Del.
5. Betty R. Pratt, Montego Bay, Jamaica
6. Dorothy H. Knode, Forest Hills, N.Y.
7. Darlene R. Hard, Montebello, Calif.
8. Karol Fageros, Miami
9. Janet S. Hopps, Seattle
10. Mimi Arnold, Redwood City, Calif.

JUNIOR SINGLES

1. Chris Crawford, Piedmont, Calif.
2. Clarence Sledge Jr., Dallas
3. Donald Dell, Bethesda, Md.
4. Earl Buchholz Jr., St. Louis
5. Roger Werksman, Los Angeles
6. Norman Perry, Los Angeles
7. James Shaffer, St. Petersburg, Fla.
8. Edgar Neely III, Atlanta
9. Robert Delgado, Los Angeles
10. Rudy Hernando, Detroit

GIRLS' SINGLES

1. Mimi Arnold, Redwood City, Calif.
2. Mary Ann Mitchell, San Leandro, Calif.
3. Jacqueline Tegland, Oxnard, Calif.
4. Sally Moore, Bakersfield, Calif.
5. Donna Floyd, Arlington, Va.
6. Gwyneth Thomas, Shaker Heights, Ohio
7. Barbara Benigni, San Francisco
8. Lorna Raymond, Covina, Calif.
9. Albertina Rodi, Beverly Hills, Calif.
10. Carolyn Wikoff, Middletown, Ohio

INTERSCHOLASTIC SINGLES

1. Clarence Sledge Jr., Highland Parks H.S., Dallas
2. Edgar Neely III, Westminster School, Atlanta
3. Donald Dell, Landon School, Washington, D.C.
4. Alan S. Roberts, Columbia Grammar School, New York
5. Wayne Peacock, Wauwatosa (Wis.) H.S.
6. Richard Ogden, Deerfield (Mass.) Academy
7. Samuel Howe, Haverford (Pa.) School
8. Alfred Vinton, Choate School, Wallingford, Conn.
9. Harry Hoffmann Jr., Penn Charter School, Philadelphia
10. Lloyd Moglen, Scarborough (N.Y.) School

FATHER AND SON DOUBLES

1. Sidney B. Wood Jr. and Sidney III, New York
2. Captain James A. Farrin and James S., Philadelphia
3. Roger W. Richardson and Ham, Westfield, N.J.
4. Hugh Lynch Jr. and Hugh III, Washington, D.C.
5. Harrison F. Rowbotham and Harrison Jr., Waban, Mass.
6. C. Maxwell Brown and C. Maxwell Jr., Louisville
7. Robert S. Bowditch and Robert Jr., Worcester, Mass.
8. Harry Hoffmann and Harry Jr., Philadelphia
9. J. Bushnell Richardson Jr. and Thomas, Longmeadow, Mass.
10. John Edward Meyer Jr. and John Edward III, Glen Head, N.Y.

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