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April 25, 1960 | Volume 12, Issue 17

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Dallas Long Cover - Sports Illustrated April 25, 1960

April 25, 1960
It may be that Grandma, that accommodating old darling of the expedient demise, need no longer bite the dust in the baseball season. Instead of pleading her funeral in order to manage an afternoon...

April 25, 1960
Henry LeBlanc, president of the Sportsmen's Clubs of Texas, on the need for safety at sea: "Statistics show that most drowning victims lack life preservers."

April 25, 1960 | Carleton Mitchell

April 25, 1960 | Carleton Mitchell
FIRST PLACE: TWIN INBOARDSHull of winning boat Moppie (large drawing above), designed by C. Raymond Hunt, has four underwater strakes on each side of bottom which resist rolling action plus a...

April 25, 1960 | Robert H. Boyle
Giant fans happily crowded the turnstiles in a rousing welcome to Candlestick Park

April 25, 1960 | Martin Kane
The ring death of Charlie Mohr, a star of Wiscosin's team, gives a probable coup de grâce to a declining college sport

April 25, 1960
Just judging from the attendant frills (champagne dinner, dulcet ensemble music), the opening of a "Sport and the Horse" exhibit in Richmond's Museum of Fine Arts was an august occasion. On hand...

April 25, 1960
People were busting out all over last week, but one of the biggest spring bargains of all was indoors—the New York International Automobile Show. There, for the price of a movie ticket, you could...

April 25, 1960
As SPORTS ILLUSTRATED's photographer, who just happened to be in the Mövenpick restaurant in Geneva, Switzerland, last week, watched and snapped, the boy and the girl sipped on a mutual soda...

April 25, 1960 | Tex Maule

April 25, 1960
•A preview by Whitney Tower of the 86th running of the Kentucky Derby and, in color, a portfolio of brilliant Churchill Downs paintings by Artist Morton Roberts.

April 25, 1960 | Jo Ahern Zill
Designers Jack and Helen Lazar and Anne Fogarty top the voting for the year's fashion awards

April 25, 1960 | Jo Ahern Zill
Eighteen sportswear designers were nominated for this year's SIDA awards. For the second year in a row-designers from abroad were among those honored; for the first time a ski-wear-designing team...

April 25, 1960 | Arthur Murphy
The first woman for golf, so far as its dim early records reveal, was Mary Queen of Scots. "She played golf openly, gave it her blessing and the sport advanced thereafter," says The Encyclopedia...

April 25, 1960
Each February for almost a century and a quarter, small groups of British and Irish followers of the greyhound have gathered near Liverpool for the Waterloo Cup, one of Britain's classic sporting...

April 25, 1960
Future officers compete in an average of nine team sports apiece under the Air Academy's fitness program

April 25, 1960 | William Leggett
Montreal's strong Canadiens skated quickly off with their fifth consecutive Stanley Cup

April 25, 1960 | Norton Wood
A Georgia haven for golf provides an idea for a fine, fresh-tasting hors d'oeuvre

April 25, 1960
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April 25, 1960 | James Murray
Directors of the fabulously rich track are battling for control of the Strub heritage

April 25, 1960 | Charles Goren
The huge turnout of bridge experts that swarmed over hospitable Jackson, Miss, last month had dwindled to six teams in the 11th and final day of play for the Vanderbilt Trophy and the National...

April 25, 1960
John Temple Win-Burn, 18, Kansas City high school senior who first began collecting marksmanship awards in 1955, was given National Rifle Association's highest junior honor, the Distinguished...

April 25, 1960 | Robert Marshall
With the joy of a captive set free, or the rapture of one who has returned from a living tomb to bustling life, I inhaled the precious air. But my thoughts were chaos. My brain refused to work. I...

April 25, 1960 | Robert Marshall
When we saw Major Jacky Gore in "The Challenge," the first installment. of The Haunted Major, published last week, he was trying to learn to play golf. Incensed by the rapt attention which the...

April 25, 1960
All limes are E.D.T. unless otherwise noted

April 25, 1960
BASEBALL—CLEVELAND'S voluble FRANK LANE, singularly quiet as Indians prepared for American League opener Tuesday, suddenly set tongues to wagging again when he traded home run slugger Rocky...

April 25, 1960
Cover—Ernst Haas-Magnum4—Hy Peskin (2), Fred H. Powers6—A.P.7—U.P.I. A.P., The Gleaner, William Klender-Baltimore Sun12, 13—Nassau Bahamas Development Board14—Jarvis Darville-Bahamas News...

April 25, 1960
UP 29TH & CRENSHAWSirs:The Sportsman Club, located at 29th Street and Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles, was considered to be in a non-"rundown" area in Los Angeles, until Thursday, March 17,...

April 25, 1960
'Since the sixth grade'

April 25, 1960 | Jimmy Jemail
PAUL RICHARDSManagerBaltimore OriolesI think that the Chicago White Sox and the Cleveland Indians are the most improved. It's a tossup between them. Al Lopez got the punch he needed in Freese,...

April 25, 1960 | James A. Maxwell