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July 2, 1956 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: What do you think of the out-of-bounds penalty in golf? (Asked at the National Open in Rochester.)

By Jimmy Jemail

The Biggest Battle

AND NOW: THE BIGGEST BATTLE OF ALL

In the AAU championships at Bakersfield, nine meet records were set, yet greater events lay ahead in the Olympic Trials

By Roy Terrell

THE SIME AFFAIR

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

LAUGHTER IN LONDON AND MOSCOW, OXYGENATION (ETC.) IN THE MILWAUKEE DUGOUT, FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT ON 'DREAM' TRACKS, ADLAI STEVENSON'S POLITATHLON, BEAR BRYANT

New Gibson Girl

THE NEW GIBSON GIRL

Winner of 11 tournaments in a row this year, Althea Gibson is the most interesting contender at that pinnacle of world tennis, Wimbledon. For her story and a look at Wimbledon players, see following pages

IS THIS AUSTRALIA'S YEAR AT WIMBLEDON?

By William F. Talbert

Physical Fitness

CONFERENCE AT ANNAPOLIS: FIRST BLOW FOR FITNESS

From a welter of opinion, a fact emerges: government action on the problem of unfitness in American youth

By Dorothy Stull

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS June 29 through July 8

50 Million Campers

50 MILLION CAMPERS HIT THE TRAIL

They can't be wrong—and they aren't—about the beauties of the American wilderness. Here are some tips on the nation's campsites and what to know to enjoy them

By Reginald Wells

AN SI GUIDE TO CAMPING IN THE U.S.

Herewith a state-by-state listing of the nation's supervised camping grounds and what they offer the camper.

TIPS FOR THE TRAIL TO PREVENT TROUBLE

By Dorothy Stull

Baseball

Guest Columnist Young, who lives with the Dodgers, hears a candid clubhouse conversation on the theme WE'LL HIT BETTER

By Dick Young

X-Ray

X-RAY

Boating

A log of the 1956 Bermuda Race kept by SI's boating editor aboard the 70-foot yawl 'Gulf Stream,' with firsthand reports from three other key boats in the ROUGH PASSAGE

By Ezra Bowen

Motor Sports

Road America's big weekend produced bad luck for Brigg Cunningham, fast action for onlookers and triumph for a FLYING TEXAN

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Tip From The Top

for golfers of all handicaps

By Sam Snead

Horse Racing

In Ohio, ThistleDown spends big to get big, but Born Mighty's upset victory seems just another MINOR TRACK WOE

By Whitney Tower

The Outdoor Week

THE OUTDOOR WEEK

In trout streams the May fly's life is short but can be fun, no mercy without a stamp in Louisiana, and in Oregon two lads bottle toward degrees

Edited by Ed Zern and Tom Lineaweaver

BOTTLING THE WILD

Boxing

In his first Garden main-event appearance, an exciting middleweight wins his 22nd straight victory, a TKO for SLUGGER CALHOUN

By Martin Kane

BIOPERSE: Bobby Morrow

Sports Of The Presidents: First Of A Series

VIRGINIA'S FINEST HORSEMAN

George Washington, an enthusiastic fox hunter, was the first of a long line of sports-loving U.S. Presidents

By John Durant

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Mr. Caper

MR. CAPER

By Ajay

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