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January 19, 1959 | Volume 10, Issue 3

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Hal Roach Cover - Sports Illustrated January 19, 1959

January 19, 1959
All times E.S.T.

January 19, 1959 | Corey Ford
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January 19, 1959 | Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.
The president of Notre Dame borrows Sports Illustrated's platform to give his answer to critics of the firing of Terry Brennan. Here, says Father Hesburgh, are THE FACTS OF THE MATTER

January 19, 1959
Ted Williams with a rod, Whitey Ford wearing a broker's sack suit, Albie Pearson caught up in Castro's Cuban revolution—these were some of the unorthodox postures of ballplayers last week. But...

January 19, 1959
An interplanetary visitor circling the earth in a low-flying saucer and spotting this curious assortment of oblongs and rectangles might easily wonder, and justifiably so, what man was up to last...

January 19, 1959
End of a Decade

January 19, 1959
Richardson Dilworth, mayor of Philadelphia, launching a Keep-the-Phillies-in-Philadelphia drive: "We are just getting over the old vaudeville jokes about sleepy Philadelphia. If we lose big league...

January 19, 1959
The eight young men above represent the quality of athletics at the University of Southern California, a school where that quality is high indeed. But sports fans of USC, and the athletes...

January 19, 1959
In zero weather Californians bag pheasants and quail on a uniquely privileged preserve

January 19, 1959
•Major racing returns once more to one of its most splendored retreats, Hialeah Park. A peek at the season in prospect and its central characters, by William Leggett.

January 19, 1959 | Virginia Kraft

January 19, 1959 | Harry Phillips
Among the merriest Christmas wishes we received were some from Mrs. F. E. Acker, who wrote us from Chicago:

January 19, 1959
Bob Pettit displays the fierce competitive spirit that is the mark of a great athlete

January 19, 1959 | Charles Goren
This is the third of a series introducing some of the players in the forthcoming World Bridge Championship.

January 19, 1959 | Willy Schaeffler/Ski Coach, University Of Denver
DEEP-SNOW "WEDELN"Not only can you Wedeln in powder and breakable crust, you should, because it is more efficient than rotation. The diagram at upper right shows why: in Wedeln, the skis slice...

January 19, 1959 | Mary Frost Mabon
There are many appetizing ways to prepare potatoes, a vegetable often mistreated

January 19, 1959 | James Murray
Ken Venturi's blazing finish in the L.A. Open helped erase that bitter Masters memory

January 19, 1959 | Fred Hawkins
My play from sand traps, which bothered me for a good long time, has improved a great deal since I began to make it a point to position my head behind the ball and keep it there.

January 19, 1959 | Tex Maule

January 19, 1959 | Tex Maule
1 Unitas chose his plays deliberately. "I wanted to move on the ground to minimize loss of the ball. I didn't give a damn about the clock. It was our pace to set."

January 19, 1959
SPORTSMAN OF THE YEARSirs:Rafer Johnson is truly the Sportsman of the Year (SI, Jan. 5). Great men, such as Sugar Ray Robinson, Willie Mays, Herb Elliott, Bob Pettit, Pancho Gonzales, Ashley...

January 19, 1959
'Most come to love it'

January 19, 1959 | Mervin Hyman
Unbeaten teams, the rarest species of birds in college basketball, were almost extinct after a hectic week of basket-hustling across the nation. Kentucky was the most prominent to fall, crashing...

January 19, 1959 | Mervin Hyman
THE SOUTH

January 19, 1959
BASKETBALL—BOSTON, leader in NBA Eastern Division; ST. LOUIS, leader in Western Division.

January 19, 1959
4—drawings by Ajay8—A.P.9—Yves Debraine, Tom Burnside, A.P., John G. Zimmerman (2), A.P., London Express-Pictorial Parade17—Art Shay18, 19—Herb Scharfman, A.P., U.P.I., A.P.23-26—drawings by...

January 19, 1959
Penny Pitou, 20, Of Gilford, N.H. skied into one of biggest triumphs of her career when she won the downhill and combined championships at Grindelwald (Switz.) international meet.

January 19, 1959
The U.S. is well on its way into a new era—the era of the two-car, one-boat family. One out of every seven households will have a boat by the time this year's boat-buying spree is over, a spree...

January 19, 1959 | Jimmy Jemail
GOVERNOR ALBERT D. ROSELLINIOlympia, Wash.Licensing could he a partial answer. I personally feel that anyone operating a motorboat carrying a lot of power should lie subject to more regulations...

January 19, 1959 | Russell Hoban
In every man, the author holds, there is inevitably a deep and sensible urge to own a boat

January 19, 1959
Following are 1958's national motorboat class champions