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...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

June 24, 1957
June 24, 1957

Table of Contents
June 24, 1957

Baseball X-Ray
Acknowledgments
Spectacle
  • The posh pageant that is the Henley Royal Regatta holds first place in the hearts of rowing regulars the world over

  • With only one big race left on the American college rowing calendar, the two best U.S. crews are heading for the Henley Regatta to settle a rivalry that has raged all season

Events & Discoveries
The Wonderfull World Of Sport
Phenomenal Philadelphia
Track
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

Stan Musial, genial slugger who came out of Donora, Pa. in 1941 to join St. Louis and earn a reputation as one of baseball's "nice guys," played 823rd consecutive game since 1952 against Philadelphia for new National League endurance record, modestly shrugged off feat: "I just played a lot of baseball."

This is an article from the June 24, 1957 issue

Derek Ibbotson, 24, British electrical engineer who first cracked four-minute barrier last August, celebrated birth of first child (a daughter) by stepping off 3:58.4 mile, second only to John Landy's 3:58, at Glasgow. Ibbotson was sure he could have beaten Landy's time "if I had a pacemaker."

Meriam Bailey, free-swinging 19-year-old Northwestern sophomore and Illinois Amateur champion, battled her way into finals, made good use of accurate short game to fight off last-ditch challenge by Arizona's Judy Bell to win 2-up for women's national collegiate golf title at Champaign.

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