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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Who is the man on your team to watch this year? (Asked of the major league team broadcasters.)

By Jimmy Jemail

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

MARCH RHYTHM FOR SPIKED SHOES, BOXING MOVES FROM SMOG TO FOG, THE TROUTING OPTIMISTS, CASEY AND THE ROOKIE PSYCHE, SPRING FOOTBALL AT ANNAPOLIS, RECORD SPLASHED

Spectacle

FIRST PITCH

The sure signs of spring in America include Opening Day, the exciting rebirth of baseball

A MAJORITY OPINION ON BASEBALL BY THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE UNITED STATES

By Earl Warren

Preview

THE GREAT AMERICAN GAME—1956

The Yankees and Dodgers have to be favored again, but don't overlook—Well, consider the clubs team by team

By Robert Creamer

Scouting Reports

BROOKLYN DODGERS

MILWAUKEE BRAVES

NEW YORK GIANTS

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES

CINCINNATI REDLEGS

CHICAGO CUBS

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

PITTSBURGH PIRATES

NEW YORK YANKEES

CLEVELAND INDIANS

CHICAGO WHITE SOX

BOSTON RED SOX

DETROIT TIGERS

KANSAS CITY ATHLETICS

BALTIMORE ORIOLES

WASHINGTON SENATORS

CASEY AT THE BAT

By Ernest Lawrence Thayer

Managers

THE NEW MANAGERS

Three very different men this year move into jobs that have one thing In common: no security

By Alfred Wright

BASEBALL'S GOLDEN DECADE

A complete record of the game in the postwar era, league by league, team by team, player by player; at bat, in the field, on the mound

Sport In Art

AN ARTIST'S BALL GAME

Facts For Arguments

FACTS FOR 40 ARGUMENTS

SI presents its own baseball quiz: questions and answers compiled by Paul Abramson on the game's plays, players, incidents, and history. If you bat .500 on these you're good.

THE BIG LEAGUE LOOK

Fields

FLANNELS AND FIELDS

By Gerald Holland

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS

Pat On The Back

TO THE LADIES, GOD BLESS THEM

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

SCOREBOARD

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

FOCUS ON THE DEED

FOR THE RECORD