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May 23, 1960 | Volume 12, Issue 21

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Charles Goren Cover - Sports Illustrated May 23, 1960

May 23, 1960

May 23, 1960 | Walter Bingham
Underrated and overtraded, the Cleveland club is back to imperil the White Sox dynasty in the American League

May 23, 1960 | Ray Cave
Luck suddenly ran out for Aly Khan, the prince who always knew and owned the very best

May 23, 1960 | Kenneth Rudeen
Unsung Cornell upset mighty Harvard in the biggest one-day rowing regatta ever

May 23, 1960
Under bright lights, over a fast track and before 40,000 fans at New York's Roosevelt Raceway, a new pacing star, Countess Adios, scoots away with the prize in the richest harness race (purse...

May 23, 1960
In power volleyball, the big shot is the "spike." To spike successfully, you leap high into the air and smash the ball past the outstretched hands of well-organized defenses, as the two spikers...

May 23, 1960
Looking like filmland surplus from Around the World in 80 Days, the balloons shown here were assembled for an international race in Rotterdam. While the distance to be covered (24 miles) was more...

May 23, 1960
A fathom above the drowned yard of the cathedral of Old Guerrero, Texan Dave Hawk plays a largemouth bass. Once the largest city in northern Mexico, Old Guerrero became part of Falcon Lake when...

May 23, 1960 | Roy Terrell

May 23, 1960
•Herb Elliott, the best miler in the world, is in the U.S. from Australia to race Dyrol Burleson, the U.S.'s best. Tex Maule will tell the story of Elliott—and of his troubles.

May 23, 1960 | Sidney L. James
The privilege by which writers and editors decorate their offices with items of personal and obscure significance has long been a tradition in the trade. Even in quarters of as recent vintage as...

May 23, 1960 | Jack Olsen

May 23, 1960 | Alfred Wright

May 23, 1960
The Rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré is to many American tourists the most beguiling boulevard in Paris, displaying in an elegant stretch of window from the Place Vendôme to the Madeleine a multitude...

May 23, 1960
Baseball goes to Washington

May 23, 1960 | William Leggett
The sport's biggest purse went to a game, lithe lass and her dedicated trainer

May 23, 1960 | Alfred Wright
So Michigan State Varsity learned in its annual game with the alumni as spring training ended with a thrilling flourish

May 23, 1960
Judy Eller, 19, of Old Hickory, Tenn., the youngest golfer on America's Curtis Cup team which will play in England late this month, successfully defended her Southern Amateur title at New Orleans...

May 23, 1960 | Whitney Tower
In the Preakness, Bally Ache will try to justify the huge sum paid for him

May 23, 1960 | Dan Jenkins
If tradition holds, Julius Boros, winner at Texas, is a good bet for the Open

May 23, 1960 | Blanche Sohl
Shortest definition of a golf swing: feel the weight of the clubhead and swing it to produce maximum speed at the moment it hits the ball. If maximum speed has not been reached at impact one is...

May 23, 1960 | Herbert Warren Wind

May 23, 1960
All times are E.D.T.

May 23, 1960 | Roger Williams

May 23, 1960
AIR RACING—MRS. EDNA GARDNER WHYTE and Co-pilot JEAN MONDIER, Fort Worth, flew Cessna 120 from Miami to San Salvador (2,498 miles) in 20:20, won Women's International Air Race and $800 prize.

May 23, 1960
4—A. E. Von, Lee Balterman6—International Press Agency7—A.P., Dan Hardesty, Clint Kapus-Waco News Tribune, Pat Coffey, Dick Hoover, A.P.12-15—Art Rickerby-Pix16—Jerry Cooke17—Jean...

May 23, 1960
PRONUNCIATION GUIDESirs:You say Jockey Mickey Solomone's last name "rhymes with boney" (FACES IN THE CROWD, May 16). Baloney!DAVID GRAVESNew York City

May 23, 1960
'Feel like a kid again'

May 23, 1960 | Jimmy Jemail
HENRY PICARDFormer Masters and PGA championCleveland, OhioNo. The driver is the king of golf, and the best shot in golf is the drive. Harry Vardon was a great driver and a mediocre putter. Yet...

May 23, 1960 | Ernest Havemann
They are the exercise boys—racing's unsung heroes—who work hard for little reward