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February 21, 1955 | Volume 2, Issue 8

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Betty di Bugnano Cover - Sports Illustrated February 21, 1955

February 21, 1955
A salute to some who have earned the good opinion of the world of sport, if not yet its tallest headlines

February 21, 1955
Basketball teams make their final bids for national honors and show off their stars

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OVER AND UNDER THE ICE...

February 21, 1955
California youngsters move up to the starting line in the world's smallest racing cars. Their gasoline engines take them around the tight track at speeds up to 25 mph

February 21, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
NANCY BUCKLEY, secretaryTampa, Florida"Why not? I'd like to try it. I'm not the sloppy, sentimental type that thinks it's terrible to shoot birds or animals. What else are they good for? Hunting...

February 21, 1955 | Jimmy Jemail
There's been a lot of talk about anti-intellectualism. Are you anti-intellectual ?

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February 21, 1955 | Piers Anderton

February 21, 1955
The supersonic age has produced a new and remarkable sport: fast and close acrobatic flying in jet planes. It is the most expensive and exclusive of sports. It is also the most exacting and...

February 21, 1955 | John O'Reilly
Take another look at the forlorn robin sitting in the fence of a Chicago suburb in midwinter. He is not what he appears to be. You might think he is the first robin of spring who, eager to get...

February 21, 1955 | William F. Talbert
All work and no play makes a Davis Cup leader

February 21, 1955
Herewith seven basic types of morning risers. Which one you belong to depends on your temperament and temperature

February 21, 1955
Betty Hutton is a demon. Up at dawn, gulping burning coffee, cheerfully waking anybody else who isn't.

February 21, 1955 | Budd Schulberg
Not Budd Schulberg (Dartmouth '36), whose visit to his old alma mater 16 years ago with the celebrated writer of the '20s, F. Scott Fitzgerald (), prompted Schulberg's fine novel built around...

February 21, 1955 | Budd Schulberg
Is the owner of the ski trail liable if you trip on a tree stump which is too thinly covered with snow?

February 21, 1955
In the islands that string from the tip of Florida to the top of South America—the Bahamas, the Virgins, Jamaica and a hundred more of the West Indian chain—three things are everywhere: sun, water...

February 21, 1955 | Bill Gordon
A good golfer is recognized by his grip. Rightly so, for a proper grip is the basis for at least 60% of a man's swing. Beginners, and players who are uncertain of their game, tend to grab the club...

February 21, 1955 | Herbert Warren Wind
If there's one in the offing, Gene Littler is probably his name

February 21, 1955 | Robert N. Bavier Jr.
A new midwinter regatta shows up the East

February 21, 1955 | Herman Hickman
SI's weight expert salutes a champ and revels in memories

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February 21, 1955
EAST

February 21, 1955
[TV]TV [NETWORK RADIO]NETWORK RADIO: ALL TIMES ARE E.S.T. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE NOTED

February 21, 1955 | Compiled by BILL WALLACE
A late roundup of snow conditions in America from a picked group of local skiers

February 21, 1955
1—Ralph Camping4—drawings by Rudi Bass6—David Zeitlin12—Fred Lyon from Rapho-Guillumette13—top, University of Utah, William R. Whitteker, United Press, Bennie Granger; center, Bob Bailey,...

February 21, 1955 | Compiled by ED ZERN
A digest of last-minute reports from fishermen and other unreliable sources

February 21, 1955 | Ezra Bowen
A directors' war splits the NSA

February 21, 1955 | Harry Phillips
To date SI has printed more than 325 color pages. They have ranged from a prize ring in New York to the surf of Hawaii, and they have been a favorite subject of correspondence from our writing...

February 21, 1955
Walter Johnson 'duplicated' a pitch that George Washington never made

February 21, 1955
Sirs: I was particularly interested in the Jan. 31 article misnamed . It was a very informative article but really didn't tell us how they did outshoot us. They beat us with training and...

February 21, 1955 | Whitney Tower