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May 14, 1956 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Which do you love more, your horse or your dog?

By Jimmy Jemail

A Day To Remember

A DAY TO REMEMBER

By Paul O'Neil

The Derby

THE DERBY

May 5 brought Derby Day and the heart-gripping charge of the 3-year-olds at Churchill Downs. Novelist John P. Marquand took leave of absence from Happy Knoll to be there for SI—and his reflections on the day and its deeds start on page 29. Here, from SI's turf editor, the race itself:

By Whitney Tower

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Spectacle

VAULTING AMERICANS

By Coles Phinizy

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

A BOW FOR THE OFFICIALS, A DAY WITH ROCKY'S MAMA, A HORSE FOR MR. FITZ, RACE WITHOUT JULEPS, WHITHER THE LITTLE GOLF BET, HONEST WRESTLING LAYS AN EGG

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS May 11 through May 20

Boxing

GENERAL'S DIARY

The IBC trial ended last week, but not before the U.S. put in evidence some documents noted in the general's diary

By Robert H. Boyle

Baseball

END OF ROUND ONE

Though weather punched holes in the schedule, the pennant pattern was clear as the season came to the end of round one

By Robert Creamer

The X-Ray Box

THE X-RAY BOX

Tip From The Top

especially for women golfers

By Patty Berg

Bowling

MERIT MAKES A STAR

For years a man is competing with the best and they still claim he lacks color—then suddenly merit makes a star

By Victor Kalman

The Outdoor Week

THE OUTDOOR WEEK

Senators clash over the late Bernard DeVoto, an Air Force squadron takes a flyer at conservation and Montana biologists find geese are silly after all

Edited by Ed Zern

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

SCOREBOARD

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

FOCUS ON THE DEED

FOR THE RECORD