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August 25, 1958 | Volume 9, Issue 8

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated August 25, 1958

August 25, 1958
Judy Eller, Old Hickory, Tenn. 17-year-old who comes by her skill naturally (her dad is a golf pro), rolled in 10-footer for birdie 3 on 17th, beat Sherry Wheeler 1 up to retain U.S. junior title...

August 25, 1958 | Robert Creamer

August 25, 1958
There are moments when the golfer feels he must really be beating his way over the desert to Timbuktu, but it is all part of weathering golf's toughest course

August 25, 1958 | Harry Phillips
Longer ago than I care to admit, when I was a young advertising salesman in Philadelphia, I particularly remember one damp Saturday afternoon. I was short of funds, so that a trip over to see my...

August 25, 1958
The Great Paradox

August 25, 1958
Charles Goren, after winning Life Masters Pairs championships for the second time in 16 years with Mrs. Helen Sobel, explaining why their partnership has survived almost two decades: "There has...

August 25, 1958 | James Murray
A searching essay appraising the man and the football wizard whose sudden death shocked the sports world

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August 25, 1958
•The most exciting ringside pictures of the Patterson-Harris title fight—and Martin Kane's full report of what happened, both inside the ring and behind the scenes.

August 25, 1958 | Donald Parker
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All times E.D.T.

August 25, 1958 | Charles Goren

August 25, 1958 | Martin Kane
Boyd, Beecham, Jordan and Godih are the best TV can offer right now, but Labor Day will open a brighter era

August 25, 1958 | Martin Kane
Next week, along with the best ringside pictures, Martin Kane—who so often has given you the revealing, exciting story which has been missed in the first hurried accounts of a bout—writes a...

August 25, 1958 | Robert Knowles

August 25, 1958 | Fred Hawkins
The legs should remain flexed at all times during the swing. On the backswing, the right leg shouldn't lock, it shouldn't even straighten. The same is true of the left leg on the forward part of...

August 25, 1958 | Jeremiah Tax
A year ago, Fred Egan was sure he'd win next week's Hambletonian, but the competition now on hand will challenge his entry to the utmost

August 25, 1958 | John O'Reilly
Easterners touring the West slow their cars and exclaim when they see a large black and white bird with a long tail fly from the road and disappear into a nearby thicket. They have seen nothing...

August 25, 1958
The special scramble of a close play at the home plate is caught in brilliant oils by Edmond Kohn, California painter and baseball fan

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August 25, 1958
This report on the new air age is a distillation of lengthy investigations by SPORTS ILLUSTRATED reporters in 30 U.S. cities. It was produced by Associate Editor Fred R. Smith, with the expert...

August 25, 1958 | Joan Dickinson

August 25, 1958
Sirs:You recently ran a chart comparing Rafer Johnson with the greatest decathlon men before him, including Jim Thorpe (SI, Aug. 11).

August 25, 1958
BASEBALL—BIRDIE TEBBETTS, reported on way out in Cincinnati, beat Redlegs to punch, resigned because "in my heart, I believe that it is better for Cincinnati baseball." His temporary replacement:...

August 25, 1958
Ill-fated hydro, Miss Thriftway, its prow still buried engine-deep in bow of Coast Guard boat, is raised from Lake Washington. But racer broke away and sank in 80 feet of water.

August 25, 1958
7—John M. (Hack) Miller-Seattle Post-Intelligencer, A.P.8—A.P.10—Fred Wahlstrom-Greenwich Time, U.P.I.; A.P., Robert A. Hastings, Bob Tamaska-Dayton News, I.B.M.14—right, Hans Knopf-Pix15—A.P.,...

August 25, 1958
Infinite is the variety of woman's place in summertime. Judy Moll, a 10-year-old water baby from Toronto, has been taking water ski championships away from her seniors, some almost twice her age,...

August 25, 1958
BICYCLE RACING—JACK DISNEY, Pasadena, sr. men's title, for fifth straight year, with 21 pts., Newark, N.J.

August 25, 1958
The nation's leading races and regattas through November 1

August 25, 1958 | Peter Furst
Germany's great Von Cramm long ago gave two brash young men a lesson they never forgot