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January 27, 1958 | Volume 8, Issue 4

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Willie Shoemaker Cover - Sports Illustrated January 27, 1958

January 27, 1958
THE MAN WHO MUST BE DIFFERENT

January 27, 1958 | Tex Maule

January 27, 1958 | Tex Maule
JANUARY 24Philadelphia Inquirer Games, Convention Hall, Philadelphia

January 27, 1958 | Kenneth Rudeen
The violent impact and flashing color that electrify Madison Square Garden on hockey night—shown on the following three pages—are a photographer's paradise. Opposite: the Red Wings' Johnny Wilson...

January 27, 1958 | Harry Phillips
Sport and sportsmanship, encompassing whole worlds of activity and attitude, are both hard to define.

January 27, 1958

January 27, 1958
•Jimmy Demaret, professional golfer: "There is absolutely no truth to the rumor that I am taking over the Texas A&M coaching job. But the way those guys have been missing their shots, I might...

January 27, 1958

January 27, 1958
The NCAA Rules Committee's decision to revise the point-after-touchdown rule in college football (two points if the ball is rushed or passed over) drew a cacophonous chorus of reaction from some...

January 27, 1958
RECORD BREAKERSJon Konrads, 15, barrel-chested, blue-eyed, crew-cut and latest of Australia's flipper-footed supernovas, who blazoned into swimming spotlight with world record-breaking freestyle...

January 27, 1958
Don Talbot, 24-year-old grammar school teacher who learned swimming from Australia's famed Coach Frank Guthrie, took bows in his turn for transforming Aussie youngsters Ilsa and Jon Konrads (see...

January 27, 1958
Post-surgery success is demonstrated here by plucky Hare Spy (No. 1), who returned to the London greyhound races to beat Gipsy Don despite a plastic bone inserted in her hock after an accident...

January 27, 1958 | Joe Hirsch

January 27, 1958 | Billy Burke
In executing chip shots, many golfers think primarily about the action of the right arm. I have them concentrate on the left. It should hug the body and be kept straight. Then you don't have to...

January 27, 1958
BOBSLEDDING

January 27, 1958 | Charles Goren
It was only a year ago, as the more dedicated bridge disciples will recall, that a team of Italian players landed on our shores and gave us a close look at their complex new system of bidding. I...

January 27, 1958 | Charles Goren
OPENING BID OF ONE CLUB: Artificial: does not indicate a club suit. Strong: Promises at least 17 points in high cards or powerful distribution. Forcing: Partner must respond.

January 27, 1958 | Jeremiah Tax
West Virginia's basketball Mountaineers are No. 1 in the nation for the first time ever, after a fine job by Coach Fred Schaus—but can they stay there?

January 27, 1958 | Herman Hickman
The new football rules have started a national debate. Here a gridiron veteran gives them reasoned approval

January 27, 1958 | Bonnie Prudden
If you've mastered Exercise No. 22 (SI, Dec. 9) you should have no trouble with this week's leg stretch. But don't try this one without the necessary conditioning of the earlier exercise. Balance...

January 27, 1958
Resplendent in ritual and tradition, the ageless pageantry of the stag hunt flourishes still in the forests of France

January 27, 1958 | Bill Mauldin

January 27, 1958 | Bill Mauldin
Boy on horseback, in this case David, gets careful instructions from the Del Gozo ranch foreman. For David, this proved to be a greater thrill than flying.

January 27, 1958 | Bill Mauldin
TWELFTH LEG: Panama City to Puerto Limón, Costa Rica (no airport name on chart). 280 mi. (statute) W. Paved strip, 4,600 ft., no facilities, no landing or parking fees, make own tiedown on sod...

January 27, 1958
1960 OLYMPICS: CONTRIBUTIONSSirs:Enclosed is a small contribution to the Santa Clara Valley Youth Village fund (19TH HOLE, Jan. 13), with congratulations to Father Schmidt and the Village for...

January 27, 1958
Number One man in the world of motorboating is this skillful, sea-wise skipper whose career covers more than half a century of power boats. In tribute to his standing, his certificate in the...

January 27, 1958
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January 27, 1958
Skiing across the country—reports complete through the preceding weekend. Be sure to check resorts for latest snow conditions before starting out on ski trip

January 27, 1958
SO—season opens SC—season closes C—clear water D—water dirty, roily N—water normal height SH—slightly high H—high VH—very high M—water muddy L—low R—rising WT50—water 50° FG—fishing good...

January 27, 1958
1—Richard Meek2—Walter Daran3—I.N.P., A.P., European, I.N.P.4—A.P., Dudley Brumbach-Cleveland Plain Dealer, drawing by A. Ravielli, A.P. (2)8—Rich Eliot12—I.N.P., Richard Meek, John G. Zimmerman,...