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April 04, 1960 | Volume 12, Issue 14

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated April 04, 1960

April 04, 1960
TRACK & FIELD—Stepping into the shot-put circle at Los Angeles meet, Southern Cal's Dallas Long—who nearly missed the event by oversleeping—carefully cradled 16-pound ball under his chin,...

April 04, 1960
11—Larry Sharkey-Los Angeles Times12—Keith Korolden-Miami News, Bob Tonsing-Denver Post, Martin Nathan, A.P. (3)16, 17—U.P.I., Burton McNeely, A.P. (2)18—Bud De Wald, Herb Scharfman21—Herb...

April 04, 1960
BOXING—RAY PORTILLA, 6-round TKO over Joe Brown, world lightweight champion, nontitle bout, San Antonio.

April 04, 1960
Barbara Chesneau, 18, a University of Pennsylvania freshman from Miami, swam the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:18.5 at Penn-Temple dual meet in Philadelphia, broke 19-year-old national...

April 04, 1960 | Alfred Wright

April 04, 1960
Some rookie ballplayers hog headlines—and little else. These five have won big league jobs

April 04, 1960
Crowds heading for the Olympic Games area in Rome this August will be confronted by a 15-foot bronze figure called The Olympic Torch. Guaranteed to light a hot controversy, Miss Torch is the work...

April 04, 1960
Gabriel (Flash) Elorde, the young man being hoisted high by his cheering countrymen, is not yet President of the Philippine Republic, but for a few hours the other night he might have had the...

April 04, 1960
Becher's Brook (above), the spot most likely to separate the men from the horses, was as busy as ever last week during the 114th running of England's Grand National at Aintree. But though seven...

April 04, 1960

April 04, 1960
Don Drysdale, Los Angeles pitcher, after the team's plane made an emergency landing: "There won't be much delay. We only have to change one sparkplug and 42 sweatshirts."

April 04, 1960
It may come as a surprise to some, but the fact is that Britain's aristocratic lords are seriously worried about the problem of leisure. Of course, as Lieut. Colonel Arthur Jocelyn Charles Gore,...

April 04, 1960 | Jack Olsen
Walter Wolfner sadly leads his football Cardinals out of Chicago and into prosperity

April 04, 1960 | Arthur Murphy
Again the poor man's experts, some 44 intrepid members of our noneditorial staff, have gone on record with their pennant-race predictions. The consensus:

April 04, 1960 | Vernon S. Hidy

April 04, 1960 | Vernon S. Hidy
In next week's issue you will learn, step by step, how to combine feathers and fur to create the lifelike wet flies which Leisenring found effective in tempting and deceiving trout.

April 04, 1960
What is the Masters? Well, in the interest of accuracy it is only a golf tournament played amid dogwoods and pines in the soldier town of Augusta, Georgia. It is not really part of the winter tour...

April 04, 1960 | Jeremiah Tax
Pro basketball's great rookie quits at the wrong time and for the wrong reasons

April 04, 1960 | Charles Goren
Preparing to meet the Italian team again, I have been restudying the hands played in last year's world championship matches.

April 04, 1960 | Herm Weiskopf
Oklahoma won the college title, but Penn State was best on verbal takedowns

April 04, 1960 | Whitney Tower
New Yorkers braved snow and sleet for a new look at the probable 1960 Derby favorite

April 04, 1960 | Henry Romney

April 04, 1960 | Henry Romney
The map at right represents an imaginary but typical piece of California geography, including a city and its suburbs, a state forest, a state park, a sizable lake and connecting highways. The...

April 04, 1960 | Henry Romney
New York State has a program aimed at the acquisition of land for recreation and sports. In an early issue of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Henry Romney will discuss and evaluate it. Any reader interested in...

April 04, 1960
WORLD OF THE NEGRO BALLPLAYERSirs:The Private World of the Negro Ballplayer (SI, March 21), is a welcome oasis in a desert of the usual superficial, sentimental coverage of Negro and white...

April 04, 1960
'I had to get out of the house'

April 04, 1960 | James A. Maxwell
For over 70 years Cincinnati's citizens have greeted each new baseball season with a bang, and last year was no exception