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February 06, 1961 | Volume 14, Issue 5

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated February 06, 1961

February 06, 1961 | Jeremiah Tax
France's superb trotter, Jamin, leaves the scene of international competition for a career that will affect all U.S. harness racing

February 06, 1961 | Jack Olsen
Reviled by the fans who revered him only a season ago, Montreal's once great goaltender now minds the nets for a minor league club

February 06, 1961 | Tex Maule
In the charged, exuberant atmosphere of indoor track and field the crowd is close and noisy, the turns are tight and steep, and the fastest runner often loses to a lesser man with sharper elbows

February 06, 1961 | James Poling

February 06, 1961
In Part II of the new series on Safe Driving, Australia's Grand Prix Champion Jack Brabham tells you how to handle sports cars on the road with safety and great pleasure.

February 06, 1961
Santa Anita, 14 miles from downtown Los Angeles, is the most beautiful race track in the country. Only 26 years old, it is not a refuge of tradition like Belmont Park or Churchill Downs. Nor is...

February 06, 1961 | Roy Terrell

February 06, 1961

February 06, 1961 | Tex Maule
The proxy fight for control of Detroit's pro football club is complex, exciting and over

February 06, 1961 | Ray Cave
Coaches are teaching the fine points of defense because offense alone won't win

February 06, 1961
Valeri Brumel, 18, Moscow student and high jumper who placed second to fellow countryman Robert Shavlakadze in 1960 Olympics, cleared bar at 7 feet 4½ inches on first attempt in Leningrad meet,...

February 06, 1961 | Carleton Mitchell

February 06, 1961
All times are E.S.T.

February 06, 1961
BASEBALL—FRANK LANK, in his first trade as general manager of the Kansas City Athletics, engineered a seven-player deal with the Baltimore Orioles. For Outfielders Whitey Herzog and Russ Snyder,...

February 06, 1961
4—sketch by Bill Charmotz5—Brian Seed, James R. Kilpatrick-Detroit News, Charles Brenneke, Eliahu Attar26, 27—Ed Fisher28—Jay C. Quast40—Lothar Rübelt, Walter Sanders-LIFE44—Herb Scharfman, Joe...

February 06, 1961 | Mervin Hyman

February 06, 1961
AMBASSADOR IN CHECKSirs:I was astounded and ashamed to read about our chess champion Bobby Fischer. His comments on the character of Mr. Tal are childish. Whether he likes it or not, Bobby Fischer...

February 06, 1961
50 years of tenpins

February 06, 1961 | Walter Bingham
It was a bad time for heroes. Pancho Gonzales, the world's best tennis player (opposite), Jamin, the world's best trotting horse (page 10) and Jacques Plante, the world's best hockey goalie (page...

February 06, 1961 | Fred R. Smith
Long before President John F. Kennedy turned up the publicity heat in Palm Beach, that venerable resort was known as the place where men's fashion trends, particularly in sports clothes, were...

February 06, 1961 | Ernest Havemann