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April 27, 1959 | Volume 10, Issue 17

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Silver Spoon Cover - Sports Illustrated April 27, 1959

April 27, 1959
BOXING—Middleweight Champion Sugar Ray Robinson, not one to be stampeded into precipitous action outside the ring, got New York Supreme Court temporary restraining order against State Athletic...

April 27, 1959
BOATING—CRYSTALINER, 27-foot cruiser owned by Gordon Hoover, Miami, Miami-Nassau powerboat race, 185 miles in 8:04 to clip better than hour from record.

April 27, 1959
Cover—Leigh Wiener-LIFE11—Robert Kniesche-The Sunpapers12—Cypress Gardens, A.P., Lloyd Flowers-Columbus Citizen, A.P., Alfred Eisenstaedt-LIFE, Notional, Paddle Racket Assn., A.P.13—Herb...

April 27, 1959
Connie Der of Winter Haven, Fla., with an accomplished knack of keeping her footing on rough water, upset National Champion Nancie Rideout at wave-ruffled Dixie water-ski tournament in Winter Haven.

April 27, 1959 | Les Woodcock

April 27, 1959 | Whitney Tower

April 27, 1959 | Whitney Tower
1875As a boy of 14 Matt Winn saw the first Derby from the back of his father's wagon and dreamed that some day he might run the race himself. Twenty-seven years later he was general manager of...

April 27, 1959
In many areas like the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, where shoals and shores serve to curb the wind and sea, skin-divers usually have easy access to their world. But in the open Pacific, any...

April 27, 1959

April 27, 1959
Sam Snead, bewailing and slightly exaggerating the extent of changes being made to toughen the Winged Foot course at Mamaroneck, N.Y., for the U.S. Open, an event he has never won: "Some of the...

April 27, 1959
A study of a deepening crisis in baseball: the problem of the pitcher. A healthy Bob Turley is worth half a million. But a sore pitching arm could leave him worthless.

April 27, 1959
Anybody who can read the standings and the box scores knows how right some people were to hope, how right others were to fear. Frank Lane's Cleveland Indians are having a happy time and the White...

April 27, 1959
Spring in Oklahoma is short and stormy," said Kester (Tractor) Trent. "You don't get much baseball in, but in a tournament like this you get quite a lot in." Trent, who coaches Dewey in the old...

April 27, 1959
Although not as kulturni, dialectically speaking, as Moscow's Bolshoi Ballet (Galina Ulanova & Co.), which is now playing to S.R.O. audiences in New York's Metropolitan Opera House, a jazzy,...

April 27, 1959
By now everybody knows that Japan's Crown Prince met and fell for his pretty young bride on a tennis court, but Akihito and Michiko were not the only ardent tennis players in Tokyo whose love sets...

April 27, 1959
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April 27, 1959
To get in a week of hunting a year, the average American must carefully plan his escape from the shackles of city living. In the dry rangelands of southwestern New Mexico, for Rancher Bill Miller...

April 27, 1959
Cash pours into 300 windows, at $25,000 per minute, between harness races at Yonkers Raceway where, last week, a world-record one-night handle off $2,531,060 was set. Within seconds after each...

April 27, 1959 | Jeremiah Tax
Trotting's first International highlights a schedule of rich stakes from now to November

April 27, 1959 | Charles Goren
Nothing so infuriates the contract bridge aficionado as to hear someone say, "Let's play cards—bridge or something." At that juncture the standard operating procedure of the aficionado is to draw...

April 27, 1959 | Martin Kane
In which boxing's latest Ivy League promoter retires by request, without ever promoting a fight but with $55,000

April 27, 1959 | Roy Terrell
The bunny wandered around County Stadium in Milwaukee, and the Pirates finally stopped the pitching-rich Braves

April 27, 1959 | Stan Leonard
When you're playing your fairway woods keep well in mind that as long as you overswing you cannot have control over where the ball is going. Part, and parcel of overswinging, brought on by the...

April 27, 1959 | William Leggett
Those Canadiens won another Stanley Cup, handling Toronto's Maple Leafs quickly and easily

April 27, 1959 | William F. Talbert

April 27, 1959 | William F. Talbert
This week the full story of Billy Talbert's dramatic career is published in greatly expanded form in the book Playing for Life by William F. Talbert with John Sharnik (Little, Brown and Co., $4)....

April 27, 1959 | William F. Talbert
A doubles triumph...Marriage and a job...Davis Cup captain...My debt to tennis and how I paid it.

April 27, 1959 | Harry Phillips
By presidential proclamation, next week, May 3 through 9, is National Youth Fitness Week. It marks the second year in a row that we have had one, and it comes less than four years after the...

April 27, 1959
Sirs:Your articles by Tommy Armour (SI, March 30; April 6, 13 and 20) are the most logical and interesting golf series that I have ever read.NICHOLAS M. BACCARIDetroit

April 27, 1959
'Seven kids who wouldn't quit'

April 27, 1959 | Jimmy Jemail
DENNY SHUTEGolf pro at Portage CCAkronThey're two different types. Snead is a natural golfer. He always swings the same. Hogan made his swing, and he knows where the clubhead is at all times. He...

April 27, 1959
Outstanding tournaments, both pro and amateur, for the rest of the year

April 27, 1959 | Robert Moses