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June 15, 1959 | Volume 10, Issue 24

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated June 15, 1959

June 15, 1959 | Arthur Murphy
The doldrums which have becalmed professional boxing in recent years have had their inevitable effect on the reporting of the sport: the most important story on ring competition has often seemed...

June 15, 1959
TRACK & FIELD—U.S. trackmen continued to behave as if Russians were already in Philadelphia. At Compton, Calif., chesty Marine Lieutenant Al Cantello (see right), who had never tossed javelin...

June 15, 1959
BASEBALL—SOUTHERN U., Baton Rouge, over Omaha, 10-2, to win NAIA title, Alpine, Texas.

June 15, 1959
11—John G. Zimmerman12—A.P.13—Max Peter Haas, A.P., Julian P. Graham, Frank Howard, U.P.I.14—John G. Zimmerman, A.P.18—U.P.I.19—N.Y. Daily News, A.P., Francis Miller—LIFE, David Bier, Los Angeles...

June 15, 1959
Sally Moore, 18, the perky Californian who excited Wimbledon when she won girls' title in 1958, upheld U.S. prestige in Northern tournament final at Didsbury, England, upsetting Rosa Maria Reyes...

June 15, 1959 | Walter Bingham

June 15, 1959
All limes are E.D.T.

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June 15, 1959 | Roy Terrell
The great slump ended when Mickey Mantle stopped playing ball like an $80,000-a-year resident of Easy Street. His blazing bat and fiery base running woke up the Yankees

June 15, 1959
In the broad society of marine fishes, the 300-pound lemon shark pictured on the opposite page ranks somewhere between garbage man and robber baron. The lemon shark has a reputation as a...

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June 15, 1959
Ingemar Johansson, on why he has been throwing so few hard rights in training camp: "What good is a sparring partner sitting down?"

June 15, 1959
•Ingemar Johansson is the beguiling young Swede who has a plan to win the world's heavyweight title. Artist Robert Riger illustrates the plan, and Martin Kane judges it.

June 15, 1959
The Federal Government of the United States, unlike the dictatorships of modern times, seldom concerns itself with the conduct of international sport except to extend an occasional good wish or to...

June 15, 1959
THE IROCIN PEACEMAKER

June 15, 1959
Max Conrad, in Los Angeles out of Casablanca, tells his own story of what has been called "the greatest solo flying performance since Charles Lindbergh."

June 15, 1959 | Tex Maule

June 15, 1959
Pictured on these pages in the poses characteristic of their performances in the field are the 22 most popular sporting dogs in America today. Each is an expert in his particular phase of hunting,...

June 15, 1959 | Stanley MacQueen
Most hunters who have ever owned a gun dog agree that with few exceptions these dogs also make fine house pets. More surprising, perhaps, is the fact that many house pets make excellent gun dogs...

June 15, 1959 | Stanley MacQueen
Part II of this series on field dog training will appear in an early issue. In it, Fred Huyler draws on his 70 years' experience to tell you how to train trailing hounds.

June 15, 1959 | Mary Frost Mabon
The crown roast, an old-fashioned dish as decorative as it is delicious, can be the crowning glory of a dinner party

June 15, 1959 | Whitney Tower
Black Hills is the newest threat among the 3-year-olds, and he can prove it by winning this Saturday's 91st Belmont Stakes

June 15, 1959 | Charles Goren
It is difficult to overestimate the role of the responder in the selection of the final contract. In many cases he is able to make an immediate diagnosis, and at such times he should act with...

June 15, 1959 | James Murray
Big league baseball is no longer a novelty, but still the throngs spill into Los Angeles' Coliseum to watch the pennant race in the game's strangest but most exciting setting

June 15, 1959 | Finis Farr

June 15, 1959 | Finis Farr
A purse that disappeared...A night with Rasputin...Havana, Willard and the fix—or was it?...A would-be spy in Spain...Return to America...Prison, the pulpit and the stage...A truck on Route U.S. 1.

June 15, 1959
RIDING: REQUIRED READINGSirs:My wife, my two daughters and myself are keen horseback enthusiasts and we want to congratulate you on having the foresight to publish the horsemanship articles (How...

June 15, 1959
'They found what they wanted'

June 15, 1959 | Ernest Havemann
John or Joe if he's a boy, but if he has four legs and runs, you can have a proper peck of trouble picking a proper name

June 15, 1959 | Jimmy Jemail
JOHN A. MORRISBoard of Trustees, NYRANew YorkThe Belmont, because 1½ miles is a better test of a Thoroughbred. The race is older and has more color and background. Ruthless, owned by my...