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August 24, 1959 | Volume 11, Issue 8

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Stavros Niarchos Cover - Sports Illustrated August 24, 1959

August 24, 1959 | Martin Kane
Acting out an Aesop fable, Master Moore retains his championship with a knockout defeat of Yvon Durelle

August 24, 1959 | Tex Maule
The battle-wise Colts teach the College All-Stars a lesson and prove the pros can win this game when they want

August 24, 1959 | Roy Terrell
In a unique poll, players from five noncontending National League clubs predict an upset

August 24, 1959
In Ancient Times the world's greatest mariner was a Greek named Odysseus. Today the world's No. 1 mariner is still a Greek, but now he is named Stavros Spyros Niarchos (see cover). There are...

August 24, 1959
Boxing headlines have swept the nation in bewildering profusion in recent weeks, and the sports fan should be pardoned if he stopped reading the individual stories and sat back to wonder what is...

August 24, 1959
In august, when the searing sun has broiled the very will to work and the worker as well, a great vacation exodus permits some flight from the intolerable. But what of those whose roles allow them...

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The recent, weedlike growth of 16-and-under swimming matches has been almost as fast as that of the young sprouts who participate. Age-group country club meets, once ends in themselves, are now...

August 24, 1959
The British really expected to keep the Wightman Cup this year. The Australians expected to have no trouble with India's improvised team in the Davis Cup interzone finals at Brookline, Mass. But...

August 24, 1959
•Shotputter Parry O'Brien is one of a host of fine athletes from 25 Western Hemisphere countries who compete at the Pan American Games starting next week in Chicago.

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Melvin Krulewitch, New York State Athletic Commission chairman and former Marine Corps general, peering at the barrage of affidavits laid down in the current series of boxing controversies: "Iwo...

August 24, 1959 | Virginia Kraft

August 24, 1959 | Virginia Kraft
The best guarantee of a successful Alaska hunt is a good outfitter. To choose a reliable one (the 49th state does not require guides to be licensed), begin inquiries a year in advance and check...

August 24, 1959 | Arthur Murphy
This is the week the hunting season opens in The Great Land, which is how the Aleuts thought of Al-ay-ek-sa. And this week SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S Virginia Kraft reveals the kind of hunting the great...

August 24, 1959 | Joseph Raff
At Lime Rock, under a sun as scorching as the international competition, the Swedes quite unexpectedly lost a title

August 24, 1959 | Mary Frost Mabon
California Artist Lucile van Riemsdyk surprises guests with a Far Eastern banquet

August 24, 1959 | Billy Maxwell
The fellows I play with on the tour frequently tell me that the best tee-to-green shot in my bag, aside from the "Texas wedge," is my pitch shot. It's a little different from most players'. I...

August 24, 1959 | Charles Goren
I have a good memory for faces—especially those on a deck of cards. But in the course of a few hundred thousand bridge tables, I must confess that I have encountered a host of temporary bridge...

August 24, 1959 | Gerald Holland

August 24, 1959 | Gerald Holland
A weekend cruise on the Jean KM; the big feud with Rickey; an office in Columbus; what happened at Cincinnati; young Jeanie comes through.

August 24, 1959
BOXING: BOILING MADSirs:Charter member, boiling mad. It's bad for my health. Reason: Just read Bill Rosensohn's article about the "back of the scenes" game in boxing (Plots, Schemes, Sabotage, SI,...

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BOATING—MARK BRATTON, 35-year-old lumberman from Corpus Christi, Texas, finished first and second in final two races to take International Highlander championships, Perth Amboy, N.J.

August 24, 1959
BOXING—The New York State Athletic Commission suspended the promoter's license of Rosensohn Enterprises, Inc. (Kahn, Velella & Co.) and the matchmaker's license of Bill Rosensohn. Commission...

August 24, 1959
Nancy Ramey, 19-year-old swimmer from Washington AC, Seattle, bettered her own world record mark for the 110-yard butterfly by splashing the distance in 1:09.8 at the Pan American trials, East...

August 24, 1959
4—Martin Nathan7—A.P. (2), U.P.I., Norris Hoyt, Detroit News, R. Petterson-A.B. Text & Bilder, Bob Frye, Smith Barrier8—Herb Scharfman, John G. Zimmerman14, 15—Hy Peskin17—A.P. (2), John G....

August 24, 1959
'Well, I did it!'

August 24, 1959 | Les Woodcock

August 24, 1959
All times are E.D.T.

August 24, 1959 | Jimmy Jemail
TOMMY BOLT1958 Open championCrystal River, Fla.Golf equipment is improving so much that we will get scores in the low 50s. The perfect game would be getting on the green in the required number of...

August 24, 1959
The best of the Thoroughbred races through mid-October

August 24, 1959 | Frank McCulloch
To look down on the land, this is what seems to have happened. When the earth formed there was enough rock left over for another world, and the rocky excess was left between the central valley and...