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Sportsmen of the years line up in New York after receiving their SPORTS ILLUSTRATED trophies, replicas of a Greek vase made in Attica about 510 B.C. Left to right: Dr. Roger Bannister (1954); Johnny Podres (1955); Bobby Joe Morrow (1956); Stan Musial (1957).

Wide-open lanes greet keglers as they get ready for week-long assault on glistening alleys at the Minneapolis Armory in the All-Star national match-game tournament. Finalists will be shooting for $36,000 in prize money and title won last year by St. Louis' able Don Carter.

Soaring high, Norwegian-born Ansten Samuelstuen, 28, cuts the wind on 234-foot leap which earned him a place on the 6-man U.S. jumping team in trials at Ishpeming, Mich.

Looking fit, Cleveland's Herb Score tries out his high, hard one for new General Manager Frank Lane in Municipal Stadium after signing 1958 contract for a reported $20,000.