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April 23, 1956 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Who will win in your league this season? (Asked of wives of major league managers.)

By Jimmy Jemail

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

A TIME FOR UNNATURAL MOTIONS, ELIJAH (OR BUGS) IN THE SNOWBANK, BRICK DUST FOR JOHN LANDY, SCHOOL'S OUT IN MONTREAL, A LESSON FOR KEN VENTURI, THE STOOPER SEASON

Spectacle

SEVILLE FAIR

It's April and once more, as they have for 109 years, Spaniards assemble for one of the most beautiful spectacles in the world

The Case Against The IBC

THE CASE AGAINST THE IBC

Here for the first time SI presents the government case in the attempt of the Department of Justice to break up the boxing monopoly of James D. Norris, IBC, et al.

By Martin Kane

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Billy Martin

THE DAMNDEST YANKEE OF THEM ALL

Infielder Billy Martin, a man of jaunty truculence, is Casey Stengel's pride and joy

By Paul O'Neil

Hell-Bent Hydros

HELL-BENT HYDROPLANES

A tense rivalry between Detroit and Seattle and a challenge for the Harmsworth Trophy have meant a busy year for the man who makes the Hell-Bent hydroplanes

By Jim Atwater

A WHITNEY ENTRY

As Needles, racing's winter champion, awaits the test at Louisville, Easterners are talking about a Whitney entry

By Whitney Tower

Tip From The Top

For golfers of all degrees of skill

By Babe Zaharias

Fishermen And Fish

20 MILLION FISHERMEN vs. 30 BILLION FISH

As seasons open across the nation, an SI expert reports on the 1956 outlook for fresh-water fish

By Ed Zern

The Outdoor Week

In Idaho, Rover displays a nasty though national characteristic; in Connecticut, Rex Stout cooks a starling; and in Texas the sporting conscience manifests itself

Based on regular weekly dispatches from SI bureaus and special correspondents in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and overseas; and on reports from fish and game commissions of the 48 states and Alaska

Edited by Ed Zern

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

Sporting Look

Look, Ma! Sailor Suits!

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS April 20 through April 29

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

THE SPECIAL BASEBALL ISSUE

Pat On The Back

THE REYNOLDSES

Departments

SCOREBOARD

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

FOCUS ON THE DEED

FOR THE RECORD

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips