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July 04, 1960 | Volume 13, Issue 1

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July 04, 1960 | Walter Bingham
Maris and Mantle are the bludgeons that may bring the pennant back to New York

July 04, 1960 | Kenneth Rudeen
Fortune favored the winning team of Belgians and kept the race free of fatalities, but U.S. performances were just fair

July 04, 1960
In much the same weather as the 1958 race, but with flatter calms after the start and more violent storms at the finish, Carleton Mitchell and his matchless crew (shown at right) mane uvered the...

July 04, 1960
Chart prepared by Navigator Chick Larkin shows that "Finisterre" entered Gulf Stream for first time 44 miles west of rhumb line. Large dots indicate boat's position each day at noon

July 04, 1960
Jean Whitehead is a bright British girl who teaches science and likes to jump into piles of sand. An Empire and European Games broad jumper, Jean was having a go at the high jump in a...

July 04, 1960
The riders above seemed headed for disaster at last week's Olympic three-day equestrian team trials at Pebble Beach, Calif., but none fell. Walter Staley Jr. (left) completed hill slide, may make...

July 04, 1960
Inching through the picturesque Sierra Nevadas last week was a staggered procession of antique automobiles, vintage 1915 or earlier. All, hopefully, were on their way from Reno to State Line,...

July 04, 1960
First-rate sprinters like Peter Radford are rare in Britain. So, to get the competition he needs, Peter practices against a mechanical rabbit at the dog track near his home town of Walsall. He...

July 04, 1960 | Archie Moore

July 04, 1960
•In California, 250 of the country's sharpest and best-trained track and field athletes will compete for final places on the U.S. Olympic team. A report by Tex Maule.

July 04, 1960
On a dude ranch the livin' ain't real easy, but it's a mighty fine change for citified Easterners

July 04, 1960 | Tex Maule
Old and new heroes confronted each other last weekend in the AAU meet—the last qualifying test for the Olympic trials

July 04, 1960 | Tex Maule
Top three in each event qualify for Olympic team. All events except 5,000 meters will be telecast, live and on tape, over CBS-TV on Saturday, July 2 (5 p.m. to 7 p.m., EDT).

July 04, 1960 | Sidney L. James
More than 650 people from 40 states and Canada attended the third annual sports clinic at Kutsher's Country Club in Monticello, N.Y. last week. Even the 50th state was represented, by Dr. Alvin...

July 04, 1960 | Evan Jones
Corn is the perfect Fourth of July dish—it's more American than apple pie

July 04, 1960 | Martin Kane
The heavyweight champion, atop the world again, resumes training for a return match while Manager Cus plans a reward

July 04, 1960 | Bonnie Prudden
The 4-month-old baby is ready for more vigorous exercises than the 2- or 3-month-old (SI, May 2 & June 6). What's more, as little Rene Pouteau shows here, the baby will respond to the...

July 04, 1960 | Whitney Tower
The winner of the Coaching Club American Oaks also is a top brood mare prospect

July 04, 1960 | Alfred Wright
America's once-famous auto race produced some fast driving—and hot arguments

July 04, 1960
All times are E.D.T.

July 04, 1960 | Charles Goren
Unexpected gifts have carried an implied warning to beware ever since the Greeks parked their wooden horse outside Troy's gates. Nevertheless, the giveaway remains a highly successful device,...

July 04, 1960 | Virginia Kraft
Out of a torture chamber at Remington comes the toughest shell ever made for hunters

July 04, 1960 | William Barry Furlong

July 04, 1960
SERMON ON THE MOUNDEvangelist Billy Graham told a Washington, D.C. crowd of 17,000, including Vice-President Nixon: "Mr. Nixon has asked me to pray for the Washington Senators, and I told him I...

July 04, 1960
BOATING—CARLETON MITCHELL made his third straight pass in Newport-Bermuda race, proved it takes more skill than luck to win (see page 16). Mitchell won on corrected time with his beamy little yawl...

July 04, 1960
4—Herb Scharfman7—Bert Morgan, U.P.I., Walter Steiger-Detroit Free Press, San Antonio Press, Horst Muller14, 15—Robert Doisneau from Rapho-Guillumette16, 17—Eddie Marshall-Bermuda News...

July 04, 1960 | Maury Allen

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Keep 'em flying

July 04, 1960
Cynthia Odom, 17-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Odom of Winter Haven, Fla. who swam in family bathtub at 8 months, now dives and swims underwater as one of The Water Babies at Cypress...

July 04, 1960
Given contenders of true championship stature, there is always an aura of special glamour in a world heavyweight title match that makes fight fans of millions who at other times are scarcely aware...

July 04, 1960 | Roger Williams
It started when a 15-year-old youth was summoned from the Cincinnati bullpen to pitch against the power-packed St. Louis Cardinals, who were headed for the 1944 pennant