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February 17, 1958 | Volume 8, Issue 7

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Tom Johnson Cover - Sports Illustrated February 17, 1958

February 17, 1958
[Television]Television[Color television]Color television[Network radio]Network radio

February 17, 1958 | Kenneth Rudeen

February 17, 1958
The crash of a transport plane on a Munich airfield ends a chapter in soccer history

February 17, 1958 | Robert Wernick
The incomparable Arlberg offers colorful parades, marshmallow snow and really serious skiing—all at Austria's low, low prices

February 17, 1958

February 17, 1958
Ted Williams, on tennis: "My backhand isn't so good, though it's not a matter of power. I slice the ball instead of following through."

February 17, 1958
At a conference of scholars in New Haven last week Dr. James R. Killian Jr. called for a national effort to "de-emphasize the hot rodders among our youth and to encourage the hot minds."

February 17, 1958
February as usual found the world full of skiing. There was a jam in the Austrian Tyrol to watch the world ski championships (see page 40), seemingly unending processions on the slopes of the...

February 17, 1958
•The airborne young man above is Villanova's Phil Reavis, high jumper par excellence. In words and stirring color, a look ahead to the national AAU next week.

February 17, 1958
Sixteen Scottish ladies, members of a curling team which spent four weeks playing clubs in the U.S. and Canada, last week engaged the Westchester Wicks (a wick is when one stone strikes another)...

February 17, 1958 | Coles Phinizy

February 17, 1958 | Charles Goren

February 17, 1958 | Harry Phillips
Any philatelist worth his perforation gauge will at once place the accompanying postage stamp as Japanese, 10 yen, issue of 1957. A student of art will recognize it as one of the classics of...

February 17, 1958 | Robert Wernick
Spills had cost America's Bud Werner two world ski medals before he ran the third and final race

February 17, 1958 | Bobby Cruickshank
I'm sure the greatest of all errors in golf is tension. I believe it begins in the fingers and spreads all through the player's body, and that this is the cause of just about all of the common...

February 17, 1958 | Jeremiah Tax
Bill Sharman of the Boston Celtics, best free thrower in the nation, here demonstrates his specialty; his impeccable style is caught by Artist Ed Vebell

February 17, 1958 | Bonnie Prudden
This exercise is designed to help you acquire a trim, flat abdomen

February 17, 1958 | Fred R. Smith
The sporting male, thanks to his mate, gets bolder every season, and now he's breaking into print in the brightest assortment of sports shirts to appear since Harry Truman's salad-shirt days....

February 17, 1958
RECORD BREAKERS—PARRY O'BRIEN, self-assured Californian on tour of Europe, treated 5,000 German fans to sight of his record-breaking prowess, grimacing and grunting in best style as he heaved...

February 17, 1958
Slow-Starting Silky Sullivan (No. 1) loiters behind the pack at start of the California Breeders' Champion Stakes, but before race was over Santa Anita fans thrilled to heart-in-throat finish...

February 17, 1958 | William Leggett
Florida's only west coast track is a happy mixture of gators, casual crowds, humble horses

February 17, 1958 | Alice Higgins
At the New Orleans meeting the rule that caused Devon's 1957 dust-up was clarified

February 17, 1958
On a bitter day in January, when the thermometer read 47 below zero and the arctic sun slanted low over the frozen landscape, Explorer Bud Helmericks took down his gun and camera and set out from...

February 17, 1958
Perry T. Jones, new captain of U.S. Davis Cup team, has long been most powerful figure in West Coast tennis circles, developing such stars as Ellsworth Vines, Jack Kramer, Pancho Gonzales, Ted...

February 17, 1958
AUTO RACING—JIMMY BRYAN, Phoenix, USAC 100-miler, in 1:27:55.62, in 1957 Mercury, Phoenix.

February 17, 1958 | Tom O'Reilly
—I Made My First Bet $25,000 Ago(Sports Illustrated, Feb. 10)

February 17, 1958
GREEKS AMONG THE IVY: TWILIGHT IN ATHENSSirs:Last week a small group of us Greeks examined another papyrus delivered by a fleet-footed runner of the postal system. In it we found Volume 8, Number...

February 17, 1958
Skiing across the country—reports through the preceding weekend

February 17, 1958
Though a recent convert to the lure of fishing, Dorothea Lincoln Dean, here with moisture-beaded, champagne-filled trophy to commemorate her latest catch, has racked up in just one year of...

February 17, 1958
5—Judd Gunderson-Los Angeles Times, Eliahu Attar6—A.P.; right, Allan Grant-LIFE, Dan Hightower-St. Petersburg Independent, U.P., A.P., Robert Phillips-Black Star, Jerry Cooke8—Canadian Pacific...