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March 28, 1960 | Volume 12, Issue 13

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James Leisenring Cover - Sports Illustrated March 28, 1960

March 28, 1960 | Arthur Murphy
On the centennial of Theodore Roosevelt's birth, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED published an assessment by Alden Stevens of T.R.'s pioneer work in protecting our wildlife, wilderness and natural resources...

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HOCKEY—Young Bobby Hull of Chicago Black Hawks won NHL scoring crown (plus $1,000) by scoring two points against Boston in the last game of the regular season. Hull beat out Boston's Bronco...

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BASKETBALL—PARSONS (Kans.) over Tyler (Texas) 73-71 for Junior College Championship, Hutchinson, Kans.

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Cover—Richard Jeffery (5), Anthony Rovielli (3), Roman Vishniac11—Tony Triolo12—George Thompson-Tampa Tribune, U.P.I., Shelburne, Ball State News Bureau, Leo Tierney-Boston Daily...

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Bill Blankenship, 30, U.S. Army sergeant at Fort Benning, Ga. took National Midwinter Pistol Championships in Tampa with record score (2,649 out of possible 2,700), won .22, .38 and .45 caliber...

March 28, 1960 | Mervin Hyman
All winter long the evidence had been mounting that the nation's best college basketball was being played in the Midwest. Last weekend, as the season ended in San Francisco and New York, the proof...

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All times are E.S.T.

March 28, 1960 | Jeremiah Tax
Ohio State's brilliant basketball offense won the national title at San Francisco's Cow Palace

March 28, 1960 | Robert Boyle
Training together on a secluded California beach are an Irishman and an American with a common aim—to beat Australia's Herb Elliott to an Olympic medal at Rome

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THE BIGGEST AND BEST

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The air was freezing, the wind was fast, snow was spitting, and angular patches of ice bobbed over the chop of the Detroit River. Yet skimming downstream at 25 mph, hard on the course taken by...

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Don Newcombe, Cincinnati Red pitcher, asked about his fast ball: "I throw as hard as ever. It just takes longer to get to the plate."

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O.K. Joe, get in there and give it all you've got!" This is the most timeless cliché of the athletic world, and on the face of it the mandate it carries would seem to be simplicity itself: good...

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Indulgent owners of savage dogs got a lesson last week from a New Jersey death

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Denver's professionally smooth collegians won the NCAA title and skated themselves into a controversy

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Five years ago the U.S. played only a token part in the European sport of sky diving. Today from Alaska to Florida there are 110 sky diving clubs, and good, stable free falls like that performed...

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The three basic casts you have learned will serve you well in solving a variety of stream problems. But where do you find trout in these streams? And when you know where the trout may be, how do...

March 28, 1960 | Roy Terrell
The Dodgers' World Series hero wants to move out of the bullpen and into a starting pitcher's role. The trouble is, Manager Alston doesn't think much of the idea

March 28, 1960 | Charles Goren
As the coiner of an occasional maxim—for example, "An opening bid facing an opening bid equals game"—I have no wish to depreciate my own currency. But a maxim cannot be more than a general guide....

March 28, 1960 | Mary Lena Faulk
Recently, when I was reading Henry Cotton's This Game of Golf, a book that delighted me with its many provocative thoughts on that inexhaustible subject, I was particularly struck by a short...

March 28, 1960 | Mary Frost Mabon
The bonefish has long been famous as a challenge to the skill of the salt-water angler. But most fishermen would be astonished to hear that this game fish of legendary fighting qualities makes a...

March 28, 1960 | Henry Romney
In the year 1831 Alexis de Tocqueville, a 26-year-old French nobleman with a genius for observation, visited the U.S. In his account, Democracy in America, one of the greatest of travel books, he...

March 28, 1960 | Henry Romney
While much of the material in this series is original, it is based on factual studies collected from many sources. Both in research and preparation the assistance of Isabel Eberstadt was...

March 28, 1960 | Henry Romney
A bold new plan in California, and in Washington the first steps toward a national solution to insure a brighter future for all Americans.

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OF COWARDICE AND COURAGESirs:Put me down as one of the cowards in this Walking Horse business (SI, Jan. 11, Feb. 22). There was a time—before Honey Gold brought the big show gait to the East—that...

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'Our chances were 32 to 1'

March 28, 1960 | Jimmy Jemail
BOB ROSBURGPalo Alto, Calif.1959 PGA championYes and no. We should tell our sponsors just how many amateurs are advisable in a particular tournament. Mangrum was upset by the fact that the...

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The principal pro and amateur tournaments until mid-June

March 28, 1960 | Herm Weiskopf