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July 27, 1959 | Volume 11, Issue 4

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Don Ameche Cover - Sports Illustrated July 27, 1959

July 27, 1959 | Les Woodcock

July 27, 1959
All limes are E.D.T.

July 27, 1959 | Tex Maule

July 27, 1959 | Tex Maule
Time ran out on endurance for three of the four men in the 10,000-meter run. Bob Soth, of the U.S., collapsed with three laps to go. Compatriot Max Truex's last-lap sprint seemed to be justified...

July 27, 1959 | Tex Maule
Vasily Kuznetsov, the handsome, relentless athlete shown on these pages, is the finest all-round track competitor in the world. Had it not been for a brief, torrential rain last Sunday in...

July 27, 1959 | Tex Maule
In the American mind, the typical woman athlete of the U.S.S.R. looks something like a truck driver with long hair. In actual fact, the women who represented Russia in Philadelphia were, for the...

July 27, 1959

July 27, 1959
Perry Jones, nonplaying captain of the U.S. Davis Cup team, explaining Wimbledon Champion Alex Olmedo's deplorable defection in the national clay-court tennis championships at Chicago: "I'm going...

July 27, 1959
•Trotting's first race of international champions, at Roosevelt Raceway August 1, features horses from seven countries, a $50,000 prize. A preview by Jeremiah Tax.

July 27, 1959 | Walter Bingham

July 27, 1959
The infectiously happy faces on the cover of this issue (identified at right) are toothsomely redolent of the most famous sporting saloon this country has ever known. They represent bon vivants...

July 27, 1959 | Jeremiah Tax
One of harness racing's major events of the season is turned into a discreditable spectacle

July 27, 1959 | Arthur Murphy
The median age of household heads of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED subscribers is 41.7 years, according to a recent survey—which is almost another way of saying that about 25 years ago, give or take a few...

July 27, 1959 | Mary Frost Mabon
Nicholas Roosevelt, experimenter, has a new approach in the art of making dressings

July 27, 1959 | Carleton Mitchell

July 27, 1959
For the entire fleet of 41 yachts, the 1959 Transpacific race was a memorable test of boats and gear and, necessarily therefore, of men. Few competitors did not have trouble of some sort. Most...

July 27, 1959 | Whitney Tower
In Kentucky next week the first of the summer yearling sales will put future champions on the block for a lucky few

July 27, 1959 | Charles Goren
In travels from one house to another, you may come across variations of no-trump bidding, and you will hear occasional references to the weak opening no trump. While I came face to face with this...

July 27, 1959 | Charles Goren
26 points will normally produce game.33 points will normally produce a small slam.

July 27, 1959 | Charles Goren
1 As South you hold :

July 27, 1959 | Charles Goren
1 One no trump. You have a balanced hand with 17 high-card points and all suits protected. There is very little to be gained by overapproaching with a bid of one diamond. Observe what an awkward...

July 27, 1959 | Mary Lena Faulk
The essence of good putting—indeed, the essence of golf—is to hit the ball squarely. When you are doing this you get a great deal of the ball on the putter, a great feeling of the grass, a great...

July 27, 1959 | Stephen Birmingham

July 27, 1959 | Stephen Birmingham
Bodybuilding's lunatic fringe; what happened to Muscle Beach and why; a look at the one-shots; what Atlas thinks and why he still goes strong.

July 27, 1959
THE ADVENTURERSSirs:Please permit me, an old MATS transport navigator, to express appreciation for Percy Knauth's most excellent account of his transatlantic flight with Max Conrad (Adventure with...

July 27, 1959
'Timeless beauty and meaning'

July 27, 1959
TRACK & FIELD—In spirit of good will and keen competition at Philadelphia, U.S. men outscored Russians 127-108, and Soviet gals beat Americans 67-40 (see pages 14-23). Two world shotput...

July 27, 1959
BOATING—ROYONO, prized 71-foot Naval Academy yawl, first over line, first on corrected time in 123-m. Virginia Cruising Cup race, in 19:29:50; Annapolis to Old Point Comfort, Va.

July 27, 1959
4—John Reed8—A.P.9—John G. Zimmerman, U.P.I., A.P., Larry Obsitnik, A.P., New York Times10—John G. Zimmerman16, 17—Marvin E. Newman (9), Robert W. Kelley—LIFE (6), John G. Zimmerman (2)18, 19—John...

July 27, 1959
Red Schoendienst, 36, second baseman who sparked Milwaukee to two pennants, returning from nine-month bout with tuberculosis, donned Braves uniform to do light workout for first time this season.

July 27, 1959
USLTA and major regional championships into October

July 27, 1959 | William F. Nolan
But was it? The legendary showman was an enigma even at the peak of his career