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February 24, 1958 | Volume 8, Issue 8

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Phil Reavis Cover - Sports Illustrated February 24, 1958

February 24, 1958
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February 24, 1958 | Tex Maule
Men who once ran for their lives will run for glory at this week's AAU track meet, high point of the indoor season

February 24, 1958 | Tex Maule
Seven years ago, when he was 14, Phil Reavis (see cover) was saddled with one of boyhood's more onerous chores. He had to ride herd on a 4-year-old brother, an occupation which kept him out of the...

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February 24, 1958
Tommy Bolt, after putter trouble in San Antonio: "I'd like to have the hay concession after they cut those greens."

February 24, 1958
Like U.S. Politics, the national game of lawn tennis was once the exclusive property of the East Coast. Even 30 years ago, just before the arrival of the great Californians—Vines, Budge,...

February 24, 1958
First foal sired by Swaps poses with his dam, Sage Miss, at Darby Dan Farms, Lexington, Ky. shortly after birth. The bay colt could well meet the first offspring of his daddy's old nemesis, Nashua...

February 24, 1958
Headmasters squad consisted of: (front row) Eliot Putnam Jr. (Noble and Greenough), John Hallowell (Western Reserve Academy), George St. John Jr. (Moses Brown, emeritus), Seymour St. John...

February 24, 1958 | Dick Phelan

February 24, 1958
•These are Braves and Yankees loosening up in the Florida sunshine. Spring training is starting, and baseball's big question is: will Milwaukee be able to stay on top of the heap? Roy Terrell...

February 24, 1958 | Fred R. Smith
Record sales, new clothes, a revolution in the galley forecast a big nautical year

February 24, 1958 | Charlotte Adams
Today's galley slave has it made—with this selection of fancy meals and fancy modern equipment

February 24, 1958 | Harry Phillips
The dynasty with the longest reign in professional baseball carries the name Comiskey. In this issue Robert Creamer writes about the problems of its young Vice-President Charles and his White Sox,...

February 24, 1958 | Jeremiah Tax
Glen Rose, who produces winning basketball at Arkansas without fuss or fancy stuff, has a team as blunt as the Ozark countryside which may be best in the Southwest

February 24, 1958 | Bonnie Prudden
Bonnie and teen-age Suzy begin a series of parent-child exercises

February 24, 1958 | Robert Creamer

February 24, 1958 | Charles Goren
It's an ill blow that winds up doing good to no one. The bad bidder contributes unwittingly to the science of better play, and many a brilliant coup has been born of adversity sired by some...

February 24, 1958 | Don Parker
Leo Massa did not complain when he drew the last starting position in the national cross-country championships and, over 15 kilometers of wilderness, last was first

February 24, 1958 | Herbert Warren Wind
No less than 11 daily newspapers devoted to sports—one with a circulation of over 400,000—are published in Japan today. These papers were never gobbled up faster than they were the last week of...

February 24, 1958 | Herbert Warren Wind
The Mulberry BushIn Part II of this report Mr. Wind describes Japan's first adventures in the world of international sport and the fascinating ramifications of the present sports boom as it...

February 24, 1958
Sirs:Last winter I enjoyed reading from week to week the trades proposed by some self-appointed general managers to strengthen their favorite teams. So, before spring training begins, I would like...

February 24, 1958
With an eye as accurate as a plumb line and a hand as steady as a rock, 14-year-old Miner Cliett is acquiring an almost incredible record in skeet meets around the country. Last month in the Royal...

February 24, 1958
RECORD BREAKERS—AUSSIE swimmers, churning up white water swell at both ends of globe, left trail of broken records in their wake. Dawn Fraser, in warmup for nationals, thrashed 220-yard (and...

February 24, 1958
Winning Miler Ron Delany, unwilling pacemaker in slow Baxter Mile, leads Hungary's Istvan Rozsavolgyi across the finish line.

February 24, 1958
AUTO RACING—JOB SHEPARD, Tampa, 96-m. Paul Whiteman Trophy race, with 79.02-mph average, in Maserati 200, New Smyrna Beach, Fla.

February 24, 1958
Chris Von Saltza, 14, San Jose, Calif. free-styler, had herself a time in home town, where she became first U.S. girl to break five minutes for 440 yards (4:54.8), also set five other American...

February 24, 1958
Skiing across the country—reports through the preceding weekend

February 24, 1958
7—I.N.P., A.P. (2)8—A.P.; right, John Greensmith, A.P., Martin Nathan, Joern Gerdts, A.P., Paul Siegel9—Fred Lindholm17—Garry Winogrand18—Martin Nathan20, 21—drawings by Ajay23—Lawrence...

February 24, 1958 | Jimmy Jemail
ROGER BANNISTERLondonFirst four-minute milerAlcohol is only harmful in excess. Taken occasionally in moderation it can help break the monotony of strict training. I cannot remember an athlete who...

February 24, 1958 | Roger Treat
In 1930 the country reeled from economic upheavals, but the world of sport still had a golden glow. People for a moment forgot financial catastrophes as Bobby Jones swept toward golf's only grand...