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July 14, 1958 | Volume 9, Issue 2

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Patricia Meistrell Cover - Sports Illustrated July 14, 1958

July 14, 1958
Armed with rackets, shells and other weapons of athletic combat, a task force assaulted the Old World and left as many fields in triumph as in honorable defeat

July 14, 1958
It was a dour Wimbledon, but Althea Gibson and St. Louis averted our eclipse

July 14, 1958 | Henry Longhurst
Australia's Peter Thomson won his fourth British Open title on a course too easy for its own good

July 14, 1958
Heat and politics may scorch their lovely capital, but Parisians have an escape right in the heart of town—the Deligny swimming pool

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July 14, 1958
Cleveland Williams, Tampa heavyweight, on why he decided to forgo a scheduled match in Wales with Welshman Dick Richardson despite four doctors' certification that he was fit: "I've got a...

July 14, 1958
Whatever happened to the flagpole sitters, the marathon dancers, the Channel swimmers and all the other exemplars of silly seasons long gone? After a cursory look at the news of late, we are...

July 14, 1958
BEST COLLEGE GOLFER OF 1958

July 14, 1958
•This towheaded 14-year-old is Swimmer Chris Von Saltza, whose shapely form is already cutting quite a swath through U.S. records. Richard Pollard examines her winning ways.

July 14, 1958 | Gilbert Rogin
Manager Wallman and Boxing Judge Grant are suspected of hanky-panky

July 14, 1958 | Virginia Kraft
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July 14, 1958 | Virginia Kraft
In Part II, Mrs. Meistrell joins her husband to show you how to break your dog of bad habits, teach him some advanced lessons and a few tricks

July 14, 1958
[Television]Television[Color television]Color television[Network radio]Network radio

July 14, 1958 | Mort Lund
Two top sailmakers may decide the issue as the evenly matched America's Cup defenders begin racing in the Preliminary Trials

July 14, 1958 | Bonnie Prudden
44 A mock ride on a sawhorse is an ideal way to make arms firmer

July 14, 1958 | Alice Higgins
All-round quality made hot competition to warm chill nights at Grosse Pointe's show

July 14, 1958 | Charles Goren
In recent times we have observed a tendency on the part of the vast body of players to overemphasize the new and exotic conventions in contract bridge. Every new bidding device is warmly embraced...

July 14, 1958
Winslow Homer captured the carefree summer life of children by the sea

July 14, 1958 | Harry Phillips
One pretty sure way to beat the heat of summer is to climb Mount McKinley. For any but the most expert of mountaineers, however, it is not a recommended way. In this opinion Woodrow Wilson Sayre...

July 14, 1958 | John O'Reilly
The warning may seem superfluous but, as our national park rangers know, tourists tend to forget bears are wild

July 14, 1958 | Robert Creamer

July 14, 1958 | Dudley Doust
Last January, 18-year-old Dave Nicholson signed a contract with the Baltimore Orioles and received $105,000 for the effort. He thus became one of the best-endowed "bonus babies" in the history of...

July 14, 1958 | Al Mengert
A great many players make golf (which is a hard enough game to begin with) much harder for themselves when they break their wrists on the way back. About halfway through the backswing they lay...

July 14, 1958 | Erskine Caldwell

July 14, 1958 | Erskine Caldwell
Erskine Caldwell, who writes so movingly on these pages of a small experience with his son, will forever be remembered as the most prodigiously selling author of all time. God's Little Acre has...

July 14, 1958
TRACK: THE DISTANCE MYTHSirs:In regard to Tex Maule's remark about U.S. distance runners (SI, June 30)—"We may never break the European monopoly on the distance races, since these have little...

July 14, 1958
'It's been a long and joyful life'

July 14, 1958
BASEBALL—MAJOR LEAGUES reached All-Star break with New York Yankees threatening to sprint out of sight in American League while Milwaukee Braves were balancing on ropes in National League.

July 14, 1958
Breasting tape barely ahead of China's Yang Chuan-kuang, UCLA's Rafer Johnson wins 400-meter dash on way to decathlon title.

July 14, 1958
BOATING—MAY BE, skippered by Sven Sahlen, Sweden, Norwegian YC 6-meter regatta, Hankoe.

July 14, 1958
Sally Moore, smiling miss from Bakersfield, Calif., is one of two teen-agers who gave U.S. hope for future at Wimbledon. Sally spoiled Russia's debut at famed court, beating Anna Dmitrieva 6-2,...

July 14, 1958
SWORDFISH: LONG ISLAND: Most exciting blue-water news in years is heavy run of broadbill under way from New Jersey to Martha's Vineyard, Mass. and now concentrated 10 to 15 miles south of...

July 14, 1958
5—Bradford Washburn7—A.P. (3)8—Bruce Reed, Joe Rimkus-Miami Daily News; right, Lawrence Schiller, Ralph Thompson, A. John Geraci, Bob Miller, A.P., George Kew-Black Star, U.P.I.10, 11—Bob Miller,...

July 14, 1958 | Jimmy Jemail
BOBBY BRAGANManagerCleveland IndiansIt's a lot of malarkey. I take no stock in superstitions of this kind. The silly idea of not mentioning a no-hitter even goes into the dugout. Players are...

July 14, 1958
Sporting events, once timed broadly in seconds, are now measured with such exactness that knowing the time down to a tenth of a second has become almost as important as knowing the score. To meet...