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July 23, 1956 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Would you like to see Babe Ruth's home-run record broken? (Asked at the All-Star Baseball Game, Washington, D.C.)

By Jimmy Jemail

Casey's Pennant

CASEY PUTS IT ON ICE

The All-Star Game marks the halfway point of the season. It was a good game, followed by a good baseball week—one of heroics, arguments and oddities. Milwaukee opened daylight at the top of the National League standings. Old Mel Parnell earned a $500 raise by pitching a no-hitter, and Robin Roberts shut out the powerful Redlegs in 98 minutes. At Wrigley Field the bean ball made a brazen reappearance. Washington's Connie Grob won a game with one pitch, and in St. Louis there was a long rhubarb when the umpires disagreed. But the biggest news item of the week was unmistakable: the Yankees are in.

By Robert Creamer

X-Ray

X-RAY

Spectacle

MACKINAC RACE

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

LUXURIOUS VINDICATION IN WASHINGTON, THE TIME THE BALL BOUNCED OFF THE BIG GUY'S TOE, TRAFFIC JAM, LUNCHEON WITH BLINKY PALERMO, 70 MILES TO NOWHERE

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

GOLF AND THE WOMEN

The fair sex has come so far on the fairway that today there are dozens of women pros and, of necessity, an annual National Women's Open championship

By Herbert Warren Wind

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS July 20 through July 29

Track & Field

BIG RAFE'S WIN

Bob Richards took third in the decathlon, then got thoroughly confused, but nothing was as simple as

By Gwilym Brown

Harness Racing

HARRY THE HORRID

The world's fastest pacer has won six times this year, but last week he was once again the unpredictable

By Jeremiah Tax

Horses

WOE FOR WALKERS

A favorite show horse is often tortured to make him look good, and the time has now come to end this

By Alice Higgins

Boxing

OLD ST. NICK'S

Doc Moore, a man with memories, and Teddy Brenner, a man with TV's bounty, talk of the fight game at

By Gilbert Rogin

The Outdoor Week

THE OUTDOOR WEEK

Across the nation beaches are going commercial, in Maine a tradition is at last broken on a famous salmon pool, in Ontario a moose head wiggles its ears

Edited by Ed Zern and Tom Lineaweaver

Sporting Look

NEW FORMAL PLUMAGE

Tip From The Top

for medium- and high-handicap golfers

By Bill Shields

Column Of The Week

The world's first four-minute miler good-humoredly discusses the headaches of fan mail, all part of the PRICE OF FAME

By Roger Bannister

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Mr. Caper

MR. CAPER

By Ajay

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Pat On The Back

CARIN CONE

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

FOCUS ON THE DEED

SCOREBOARD

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

FOR THE RECORD