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February 03, 1958 | Volume 8, Issue 5

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated February 03, 1958

February 03, 1958
NEW INDIAN CHIEF IN OLD HAVANAAll Cleveland's Bobby Bragan asks is a chance to win. A report from Cuba on his adventures there and his plans for the American League

February 03, 1958 | Martin Kane
Spider Webb and Rory Calhoun, contenders for Carmen Basilio's middleweight crown, rocked the Cow Palace with a furious fight

February 03, 1958 | Ezra Bowen/(aboard the 'Escapade')
The men of the racing ketch 'Celebes' considered the yawl 'Escapade,' trailing astern, a cursed nuisance—until fire swept up from below deck in the San Diego-Acapulco race

February 03, 1958 | John O'Reilly

February 03, 1958 | John O'Reilly
Oceanographically speaking, the Guadalupe Island group off the coast of Baja California is one of the most fascinating treasure-hunting grounds in the world, but no group of pirates ever presented...

February 03, 1958 | John O'Reilly
Gently held in the hand of Professor Hubbs, these treasures of the deep were hauled up from 1,200 feet below the surface by the expedition's deep-sea nets. They include lantern fish which provide...

February 03, 1958

February 03, 1958
•Truman Gibson of the IBC, replying in a Chicago TV interview to a question on who started the IBC anyhow: "Well, it's the sort of a thing that grew like Topsy...I don't think any one person could...

February 03, 1958
Sputniks have not been the total preoccupation of U.S.S.R. engineering in recent months. Last week the Soviet unveiled a brand-new racing car, the Kharkov Six, in an arrestingly streamlined...

February 03, 1958
Arthur Godfrey, who can bring charm and humor even to a commercial, has captivated and inspired his sedentary coast-to-coast television and radio audience for the past two weeks with a daily...

February 03, 1958 | Jeremiah Tax

February 03, 1958 | Mort Lund
On the eve of the world skiing championships, Bud Werner has climbed to heights until lately reserved for Austrian skiers only

February 03, 1958 | Mort Lund
Pretty Putzi Frandl is typical of the steady, hard-driving skiers Austria puts out. In traditional round of important prechampionship races she has captured one first place, one second and two...

February 03, 1958 | Mort Lund
Swiss Roger Staub (left) and teammate Willy Forrer are rated next to Werner as candidates to break up Austrian victory parade in world championships. Swiss women Annemarie Waser, Renee Colliard...

February 03, 1958 | Harry Phillips
Discernible among the recumbent figures on these dark sands is John O'Reilly, donkey breeder (SI, July 8, 1957), baseball reporter (SI, April 1, 1957), friend to whooping cranes (SI, Nov. 21,...

February 03, 1958 | Coles Phinizy

February 03, 1958 | James Murray
At the Caliente Open, a young newcomer from Knoxville nearly upset the cream of pro golf until an oldtimer from Arkansas took charge in the pleasant south-of-the-border surroundings

February 03, 1958 | Dow Finsterwald
The straighter the face of the club, the more difficult it is to play. Even though this is true, it is not true to the extent most people think. In more specific language, what I'm trying to get...

February 03, 1958 | BONNIE PRUDDEN
This week Bonnie demonstrates for you a more complicated version of the thigh rotation exercise (see below) which you learned several weeks ago. Like its simpler predecessor, this exercise makes...

February 03, 1958
RECORD BREAKERS

February 03, 1958
Henry Korn, husky 17-year-old Archbishop Stepinac H.S. shot-putter, may one day become a new Parry O'Brien. Henry heaved 12-pound ball 62 feet 4 inches in New York to break own one-month-old U.S....

February 03, 1958
Maturity winner Round Table, who has all but run out of competition on West Coast, beats a familiar path to the wire and a handsome slice of $156,990 purse at Santa Anita.

February 03, 1958
The lively group of small fry on these pages are pioneers of a new American phenomenon—the under-6 resorter. Nattily turned out for as many varieties of sport as their parents, these young...

February 03, 1958 | Charles Goren
One peek is better than two finesses" runs the cynical bridge adage—a mistaken appraisal that completely overlooks such factors as astigmatism and opponents who do not properly assort their cards.

February 03, 1958 | Cecil J. Burnett/Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania

February 03, 1958 | Cecil J. Burnett/Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
Steve Sebo, still at Perm, last season won three, lost six games.

February 03, 1958
AUTO RACINGPeter Collins, Britain, and Phil Hill, Santa Monica, Calif., 620-m. sports car race, in 6:19:55.4, in 3-liter Ferrari, Buenos Aires.

February 03, 1958
()Sirs:Your article entitled which appeared in your December 23 issue was grossly unjust to two fine men, Mr. Frank Broyles and Mr. Jack Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell's appointment to the University of...

February 03, 1958
Dandling a few of his 18 grandchildren on his knee is a gentle pursuit for this sheriff of Ramsey County, Minnesota. But there was a time when strong men stood in awe of him. He is the famous...

February 03, 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

February 03, 1958
1—Dan Weiner4—Richard Meek5—The New York Times, Melbourne Herald, U.P., A.P. (2)6—A.P., Weaver Tripp, A.P., U.P., A.P. (2)7—Sulo Oja10-13—Jon Brenneis-Cal Pictures14—Charles Sick15—Beckner Photo...

February 03, 1958
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