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September 10, 1956 Table Of Contents

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Coming Events

COMING EVENTS Sept. 7 through Sept. 16

Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: What happened to the Pittsburgh Pirates? (After finishing in the cellar five times in the last seven years, the Pirates led the National League as late as June 6.)

By Jimmy Jemail

Whitey Ford

THE PITCHER WHO COULD WIN THE SERIES

Whitey Ford looks like a little boy, but he's big enough to win the World Championship

By Robert Creamer

Spectacle

THE NIGHT WATCH

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

JIM FINNEGAN ON GOLF, WAS THE LADY HEAVYWEIGHT A BIT LIGHT-FINGERED?, HITTERS, SPITTERS AND LEW BURDETTE, OKLAHOMAN WITH EVERYTHIN' GOING HIS WAY, ARAGON'S ART

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Conversation Piece

SUBJECT: ROGERS HORNSBY

Nineteen years after he last played in the majors, Hornsby is still as devoted to the game as ever. In Chicago, where he teaches kids the art of ball, he sounds off as only he can

By Dorothy Stull

Harness Racing

Trotting's long-deferred cleanup gets fresh impetus, as two letters are delivered and WAR IS DECLARED

By Jeremiah Tax

Outdoors

The St. Lawrence gets a face lifting to help trade and industry, but sportsmen and wildlife will also PROFIT FROM POWER

By John O'Reilly

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Boating

A Seattle hydro roared home first in the Gold Cup but then officials stepped in, and the affair became a DETROIT DEBACLE

By Jim Atwater

Motor Sports

Stirling Moss won the race, but at stake also was a world driver championship, and Monza produced a FOURTH FOR FANGIO

By Walter Guzzardi

Tip From The Top

especially for golfers whose putting is unsatisfactory

By Art Wall Jr.

Horse Racing

King Hairan takes on all comers in the mud, wins a test race while his owner drinks beer, and provides a fine SARATOGA WINDUP

By Whitney Tower

IN CHICAGO: GREEK GAME WINS FUTURITY ON A FOUL...

By Jack Olsen

X-Ray

X-RAY

'The cloth that conquered Everest' is now ready for the roughest sporting elements of land or sea TESTED ON EVEREST

Test Time For Tuna

TEST TIME FOR TUNA

As the world's top big game anglers meet in Wedgeport, Nova Scotia for the International Tuna Cup Match, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED takes a searching look at the wandering bluefin

By Thomas H. Lineaweaver

The Outdoor Week

THE OUTDOOR WEEK

A bunch of boys from Colorado, tall on western movie experience but short on the ways of the Old West, decided to shoot buffalo Indian-style and did all right once they lost their mounts

Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver

Sports Of The Presidents

PERSISTENT SPORTSMAN

President Grover Cleveland, a determined man, played just as hard as he worked

By John Durant

19th Hole: Anniversary Issue: Happy Birthday And Hurry Up With That Next Issue

19th HOLE: ANNIVERSARY ISSUE: HAPPY BIRTHDAY and HURRY UP WITH THAT NEXT ISSUE

Pat On The Back

BILLY SCHUMACHER III

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

FOCUS ON THE DEED

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