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February 22, 1960 | Volume 12, Issue 8

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Elliott Burch Cover - Sports Illustrated February 22, 1960

February 22, 1960 | Tex Maule
With a new approach, Track Coaches Mihaly Igloi of Hungary and Bill Bowerman of Oregon are producing America's best and biggest crop of distance runners

February 22, 1960 | Alice Higgins
The ring was elegant at Miami's Charity Horse Show, but behind the scenes the abuse of the Tennessee Walking Horse continued unchecked

February 22, 1960
As the 84th annual Westminster Kennel Club show got down to the judging for best of the 2,547 dogs in show in Madison Square Garden last week, one prospect seemed clear: 1960 would be the year of...

February 22, 1960
In a blaze of flame-red coats and ice-white vests, 75 members of the Masters of Foxhounds Association of America met in Manhattan to conduct the year's business, attend an annual ball and mass for...

February 22, 1960 | Fred Hubbard
As the pace quickens in an Olympic year, Australia's famous swimming Konradses stand ready to meet all comers

February 22, 1960
From the hearth of a little Norwegian cottage, where once lived Sondre Norheim (1825-97), father of modern skiing and Norway's first famous skier, came the flame that this week signaled the...

February 22, 1960
Welcome, Olympians!

February 22, 1960
Egon Zimmermann, Austrian Olympic skier, on his romance with U.S. Olympic Skier Penny Pitou: "Her parents fear I want to take their little girl to Austria, but if I can find a good job I would be...

February 22, 1960 | Mary Hamman
The first woman social director of the Winter Olympics made the easy-going West spruce up

February 22, 1960 | Arthur Murphy
Sports Illustrated's Advertising Director, L. L. Callaway Jr., sometimes inserts a note to our advertisers in their copies of this magazine. Just after the first of the year he wrote them:

February 22, 1960 | Bradley Smith
The Caribbean langouste provides fine luncheon fare after an exciting chase

February 22, 1960 | Charles Goren
Many bridge players are mystery fans—a choice of reading which should surprise nobody who has ever played the game in earnest. For most bridge hands include the elements of a good detective story.

February 22, 1960 | Jeremiah Tax
As the playoffs near, success or failure for basketball's top winning teams may hang on the considerable talents of those two giant stars, Chamberlain and Russell

February 22, 1960
HOCKEY—In annual match against Cambridge (playing in it merits a half-Blue), Pete Dawkins. West Point '59, set fast and furious pace for Oxford, scored a goal, earned two assists before suffering...

February 22, 1960
BOBSLED—EUGENIO MONTI, world champion bobber from Italy, driving borrowed sled and borrowed teammate, GARY SHEFFIELD of Lake Placid, AAU two-man championships. Lake Placid, N.Y.

February 22, 1960
4—Walter Daran5—Holley Studios, A.P., Max Coan, U.P.I. (2), European6—Harry Redl10—Richord Meek, Edmund Y. Lee11—Farrell Grehan12—Herb Schorfman, Marvin E. Newman, Farrell Grehan13—James Drake14,...

February 22, 1960
Barbara Fitton, 26-year-old junior high school teacher of physical education from Hamilton, Ohio, upset Veteran Golfer Mary Ann Downey of Baltimore 1 up in seesaw match for Palm Beach, Fla....

February 22, 1960 | William Leggett
Everybody's horse of last year, Brookmeade's Sword Dancer, has a rare chance for top honors again. The $100,000 Widener this Saturday is his first big challenge of 1960

February 22, 1960 | Thomas Lineaweaver
A series of attacks on humans last year debunked a foolish notion that sharks actually are harmless cowards. Now, as thousands of people move toward or into tropical waters, the shark should be...

February 22, 1960 | Thomas Lineaweaver
Biggest and worst of the killers is the great white shark, a rover of tropic and temperate waters that grows to a length of more than 20 feet. The smaller, slimmer Pacific mako, which, like the...

February 22, 1960 | Thomas Lineaweaver
The tiger is the worst of a dozen bad sharks in the large carcharhinid family, and because of its abundance in tropic and near-tropic waters, it actually causes more grief than the great white...

February 22, 1960 | Thomas Lineaweaver
Beyond the published literature the author and editors gratefully acknowledge the help and advice of the following: Dr. Richard H. Backus, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; J. L. Baughman,...

February 22, 1960 | Mervin Hyman

February 22, 1960
DOGS: THE ROAD TO RUINSirs:I am a longtime subscriber to SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. It is clearly the best magazine in its field—competent, useful, often amusing and commendably responsible in its...

February 22, 1960
'I'm going to try some more'

February 22, 1960
All times are E.S.T.

February 22, 1960 | Jimmy Jemail
CARLETON MITCHELLAnnapolis, Md.Winner, 1956 and 1958 Bermuda RaceIn summer it's the Bras d'Or Lake region of Nova Scotia. Once you are inside the ocean fog area, you can cruise day after day...

February 22, 1960 | George Weller
A noted novelist, fresh from a great athletic feat, meets the world's meanest bartender