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May 11, 1959 | Volume 10, Issue 19

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated May 11, 1959

May 11, 1959 | Les Woodcock

May 11, 1959
'I'm living my life over again'

May 11, 1959 | Whitney Tower

May 11, 1959 | Arthur Murphy
The fisherman is at least as prone as the next man to favoritism. And when his wishful thinking turns to fishful thinking, he's likely to imagine himself in combat with a striped bass, say, a...

May 11, 1959
Nevada's flamboyant desert flower is in full bloom, nourished by gambling's easy money and adorned with lavish shows

May 11, 1959

May 11, 1959
Floyd Patterson, on why he left silently, instead of identifying himself after he was refused a dish of ice cream in a segregated Indianapolis candy shop: "I won't always be the champ, but I'll...

May 11, 1959 | Martin Kane

May 11, 1959
The Cleveland Indians, irrespective of and no matter what anybody—including SPORTS ILLUSTRATED—has told you in the past, are the best collection of baseball players in the whole blue-eyed United...

May 11, 1959
Calm, composed and mighty successful, 15-year-old Sandra Jane Haynie has just added the Texas Women's Amateur Golf Championship to her string of 13 tournament titles, setting a course record to...

May 11, 1959 | S. L. McKinlay

May 11, 1959 | Fred R. Smith

May 11, 1959 | Fred R. Smith
Until you have seen the color picture on page 63. That picture, and the one opposite, were transposed through a mechanical error. The sailors should be here, and these pretty girls should be there.

May 11, 1959 | Fred R. Smith
Turn back and look at the bathing beauties on page 56 before reading this page.

May 11, 1959
•Contributing Editor Carleton Mitchell visits Bus and Bob Mosbacher, the undisputed masters of class boat sailing, and divulges their secrets of sound helmsmanship.

May 11, 1959 | Roy Terrell
But up on top stayed those startling Indians, who won two big ones from New York

May 11, 1959 | Charles Goren
The center of contract bridge interest next weekend shifts across our northern border to Montreal, and along with hundreds of fellow Americans I will take myself there for the Canadian-American...

May 11, 1959
BOATING—YALE, stroked by Sophomore John Cogswell, edged Penn by single second after oar-to-oar struggle, in 6:38.8 for 1[5/16] m., to win fourth straight Blackwell Cup, Philadelphia.

May 11, 1959
2—Walter Bingham9—A.P. (5), Lenscraft21—Jerry Cooke30-32—drawings by Ajay42—bottom right, Hixon47—Larry Burrows54—A. Y. Owen-LIFE, D. R. Stuart56-69—Carroll Seghers II from...

May 11, 1959 | Roy Terrell

May 11, 1959 | Roy Terrell
Washed into protected coves, tarpon eggs (1) develop into prolarval stage (2). Next is leptocephalus stage (3), an elongated, ribbonlike larva first positively identified two years ago by Earl...

May 11, 1959 | Roy Terrell
For their invaluable aid in the preparation of this study, the writer and the editors wish to thank Dr. C. M. Breder Jr., head of the Department of Fishes and Aquatic Biology, American Museum of...

May 11, 1959 | Kenneth Rudeen

May 11, 1959
Fred Turner Jr., blunt-spoken Texas oil and cattle man who deems a good horse a "pearl beyond price," unleashes loud victory shout after his Tomy Lee plucked racing's most prized jewel, the...

May 11, 1959
IKE AND NICK: A FRIENDLY GAMESirs:Concerning your editorial, Alliance at the Summit (SI, April 20). You are there, it's June, 1959; Ike and Nick are meeting in Geneva for a summit conference. Both...

May 11, 1959 | Jimmy Jemail
BOB STRAILEPresidentPalm Beach ACPalm BeachYes. We have lost major international tournaments. Two of our best players, Sam Snead and Jimmy Demaret, were beaten by two Japanese, Pete Nakamura and...

May 11, 1959 | Dr. William J. Long
All living creatures are born actors. By feigning death they live to play another day