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April 11, 1960 | Volume 12, Issue 15

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated April 11, 1960

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Wiffi Smith, 23-year-old freckle-faced golfer from St. Clair, Mich., who won British Women's Amateur Open in 1956, defeated her professional rivals in Columbus, Ga., Women's Open with score of 298...

April 11, 1960 | Art White
Forty cars started in the California Grand Prix but only 16, led by cool Carroll Shelby, managed to last to the end

April 11, 1960 | Vernon S. Hidy
James E. Leisenring, the master angler whose fine points in stream strategy we presented last week, tied each wet fly he used "from the trout's point of view." Leisenring did not make his own...

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OF PROPHECY AND PREMONITIONSirs:The parents of your basketball expert must have had a premonition that their son would become a latter-day prophet when they named him Jeremiah. After watching his...

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All times are E.S.T.

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'Time measures all things'

April 11, 1960 | Jeremiah Tax
Oscar Robertson leads a group of brilliant basketball players who earned the right in Denver to represent the U.S. this summer

April 11, 1960 | Arlie Schardt
The AAU swimming championships last week produced the finest performances seen to date in an American pool

April 11, 1960 | William Leggett
The racing season was saddened last week by a mysterious accident to Warfare, the Derby favorite, but in Florida Bally Ache proved he is still the horse to catch

April 11, 1960 | William Leggett
X ray of Warfare's left hind leg (below, right) taken by Veterinarian William H. Wright shows bone chip which caused removal of 3-year-old from this year's classic races. "In race horses," says...

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More than a third of a million Britons clustered along the banks of the Thames—and raised some question as to what they were there to see. On the one hand there was a hotly contested boat race...

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With a whoosh look on his face and a balanced follow-through, Army Lieut. Bill Nieder climaxed a phenomenal shotputting month with a 65-foot 7-inch toss in the Texas Relays. His feat (see page 92)...

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Miami's Gulfstream Park is not only the home of the Florida Derby (see page 18) but the source of perennial innovation in racing foofaraw, such as sailing contests in the infield lake, water...

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Ben Martin, Air Force Academy football coach, on his team's wide-open style of play: "We get boys who take a big chance every time they take up a jet. They just aren't the type to play...

April 11, 1960 | Roy Terrell
All the signs are here. The parks have been repainted. The sale of bubble-gum cards is booming. So are bats. For six weeks a shower of adjectives has poured forth from the training camps in...

April 11, 1960 | Roy Terrell
After the Scouting Reports (page 45) went to press, Washington traded slugger Roy Sievers to Chicago for Catcher Earl Battey, rookie Don Mincher and $150,000; and Catcher Clint Courtney and...

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•Swimmer Carin Cone is the best U.S. woman backstroker since Eleanor Holm. Kenneth Rudeen tells of the setbacks and triumphs of her four-year quest for an Olympic title.

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The pennant had not yet been won, but a jubilant crowd surged into the streets and fireworks shattered the still Chicago night. A Luis Aparicio single had beaten Kansas City and eliminated the...

April 11, 1960 | Arthur Murphy
On a mid-June night in London, in 1898, the curtain rose on His Excellency, the Governor, by Captain Robert Marshall. Three acts later the echoing laughter started the career of one of the...

April 11, 1960 | Roy Terrell
A survey and analysis of the 16 major league clubs, with reports on stars, scrubs and promising rookies and an appraisal of each team's chances

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This is baseball as the umpire sees it—the bulky back of a catcher's mitt, a taut grip on the bat, the sudden burst of a humming fast ball. The umpire here, toiling under a hot spring-training...

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[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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BOATING—Sporting a freshly laid deck of spruce, a new rudder and modern deck equipment—as well as experimental testing equipment and recording gear—the 12-meter Norsaga slid down the ways at...

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BADMINTON—JUDY DEVLIN, Baltimore, over Margaret Varner, Wilmington, Del., 6-11, 11-7, 11-7, singles; MARGARET VARNER and FINN KOBRERO, Copenhagen, over Judy Devlin, and Mike Roache, mixed doubles,...

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4—Hulton Picture Library7—European10—L.P.G.A., Art Rickerby-Pix, Bob McIntyre, John G. Hemmer, A.P.14, 15—Pat Coffey, Harry Redl (1)16, 17—Art Rickerby-Pix18—drawing by Matt Greene19—Joe...

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April 11, 1960 | Tex Maule
Olympic hopefuls were out in force at the Texas Relays

April 11, 1960 | William F. Talbert
Recent victories by foreign stars emphasize an old need: surfaces that favor nobody

April 11, 1960 | Roy Terrell

April 11, 1960 | Charles Goren