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September 05, 1960 | Volume 13, Issue 10

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Rafer Johnson Cover - Sports Illustrated September 05, 1960

September 05, 1960
All times are E.D.T.

September 05, 1960

September 05, 1960 | Martin Kane

September 05, 1960 | Roger Williams
In six long games in three long days, New York won five times to lengthen its lead in the American League race

September 05, 1960
Dramatically composed though completely unposed, this photograph has something of the quality found in the paintings of Jean Millet, the French realist who was inspired by simple peasant ways. It...

September 05, 1960
Last week at Williamsport, Pa. the best baseball players in the world (aged 11 and 12) assembled for the 14th Little League World Series. Some didn't weigh 100 pounds and others didn't stand 50...

September 05, 1960
Track and field take the center stage at Rome, and SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S team of writers and photographers covers the U.S. bid for clusters of medals and world records.

September 05, 1960
The Barton golf course near Barton, Vt. is a country club in the truest sense—the fairways are mowed by cows. Only trouble is, the greens have to be fenced, and the fences protect them from...

September 05, 1960 | Herbert Warren Wind

September 05, 1960 | Fred R. Smith
On the playing fields of fall 1960, and along the spectator edges, there will be a strong British look. Export bundles from Great Britain will be visible, along with bundles of borrowed ideas...

September 05, 1960 | Norman Dyhrenfurth
One of the greatest mountaineering feats since the conquest of Everest was the assault last spring on Dhaulagiri, at 26,975 feet the "unclimbable fiend" of the Himalayan range. Last week Norman...

September 05, 1960 | Norman Dyhrenfurth
On July 6 Willi Unsoeld, a professor of comparative religion from the University of Oregon, and George Bell, a physicist from Los Alamos, became the first climbers to scale Masherbrum, a...

September 05, 1960 | Whitney Tower
Hail to Reason beat the field from hell to breakfast in one of Saratoga's finest finishes

September 05, 1960 | Theodore M. O'Leary
JoAnne Gunderson won the women's Amateur title, but an unknown girl from Kansas proved the tournament's most upsetting ingredient

September 05, 1960 | Charles Goren

September 05, 1960 | Sidney L. James
A couple of issues back I mentioned here that if everyone in the U.S. traveled on airlines as much as the readers of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, the airlines would carry eight times as many passengers as...

September 05, 1960
PAGE 37"Ride-Mac," Miller's, New York. Weatherill riding raincoat, Lord & Taylor, New York. Pendleton trews, Jordan Marsh, Boston; MarshallField, Chicago.

September 05, 1960 | Corey ford
The author of this article, Corey Ford, is a noted humorist, conservationist and house-cat hunter (feral feline division). Some of the editors of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED share his views; some, cat...

September 05, 1960
BASEBALL—LEVITTOWN, PA. defeated Fort Worth 5-0 to win 14th annual Little League world championship of 11- and 12-year-olds (see page 28). JOE MORMELLO JR., star pitcher of Levittown, became the...

September 05, 1960
6—Martin Nathan8—Mark Kouffman-LIFE9—Morris Rosenfeld, Portland Press Herald, Hy Peskin, Drayton Holcomb-Detroit News14—Jim Whitmore-LIFE15—John G. Zimmermon-Keystone16—Jerry Cooke17—Marvin E....

September 05, 1960 | Maury Allen

September 05, 1960
CONTINENTAL'S LAST CALLSirs:I want to thank you for the very kindly manner in which you and your entire staff have treated Continental League endeavors to expand major league baseball. You have...

September 05, 1960
'Mother gave me an old rifle'

September 05, 1960
WATER OF LIFE Nashua, the onetime record money-winner ($1,288,565) who brought a onetime record selling price ($1,251-200), now seems odds-on to set more records at stud. Thirteen of the 19 foals...

September 05, 1960
Timothea Schneider of Oyster Bay, N.Y., a junior at University of Michigan, took a first in last of five races at Marble-head. Mass., won National Raven Class Sailing Championship, beat Al...