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April 03, 1961 | Volume 14, Issue 13

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated April 03, 1961

April 03, 1961

April 03, 1961
Ingrid Simonson, 14, of Yakima, Wash. won the downhill and giant slalom (in 1:19.6 and 1:08.5 respectively) in Junior National Alpine ski championships at Kingfield, Me., finished second in the...

April 03, 1961
All times are E.S.T.

April 03, 1961 | Ray Cave

April 03, 1961 | Kenneth Rudeen
The swift Italian autos won most of the prizes at Sebring, a sure omen of things to come

April 03, 1961
When Marilyn Monroe first met Joe DiMaggio, famed No. 5 of the New York Yankees, she didn't know who he was. As a matter of fact, she didn't even know what he was, for Joe had already retired and...

April 03, 1961
According to Aristotle, who knew even less about baseball than Marilyn Monroe, courage consists mostly of knowing when to sidestep danger. Most baseball players would find the 245 pounds of Ted...

April 03, 1961 | Alfred Wright

April 03, 1961
The special Baseball Issue presents for the seventh successive year a report from the spring training camps on the strengths and weaknesses of the 16—no, 18 now—major league teams. George...

April 03, 1961 | Walter Bingham
'...is Carl Yastrzemski.' As Ted Williams' replacement Carl is a threat both to pitchers and announcers

April 03, 1961 | Mort Lund
The powerful hull at right, surging ahead like a surfboard, is one of an exciting new type of sailing craft called planing boats. Capable of moving at triple the speed of conventional boats, they...

April 03, 1961 | Mort Lund
O'Day shows the techniques of planing downwind: how to ride the waves and handle a spinnaker.

April 03, 1961 | Janet G. Travell, M.D./Official White House Physician
Rx: For a healthier, happier, longer life for you and your family: regular, natural exercise

April 03, 1961 | Janet G. Travell, M.D./Official White House Physician
Bobby Travell, the first woman to serve officially as White House physician, earned her M.D. at Cornell University Medical College in 1926, with the highest academic standing in her class. Because...

April 03, 1961 | Whitney Tower
Part III of a series on racing problems reveals the appalling lack of Interest in animal care

April 03, 1961 | Arlie W. Schardt
A high school coach dedicated to order and discipline has the top swim team in the U.S.

April 03, 1961 | Barbara Heilman

April 03, 1961
BASKETBALL—The CLEVELAND PIPERS defeated the Denver Truckers 107-96 to win their first AAU national title in Denver. The New York Tuck Tapers beat the San Francisco Olympic Club 103-75 for third...

April 03, 1961
11—sketch by Bill Charmatz13—Edward T. Maguire, Daytona International Speedway, Lee-Evanson Studio, A.P.24, 25—Art Rickerby-Pix26, 27—A.P.38, 42—Lee Balterman57—Wallace McNamee62—J. C. "Skeets"...

April 03, 1961 | Mervin Hyman
After 14 weeks of competition, closing with an ugly scandal that threatened to spread to some of the nation's leading teams, the 1961 college basketball season ended in a rush of excitement. 's...

April 03, 1961
FIXING LINESirs:In your article and editorial on the basketball fixes you refer to "a tremendous amount of betting on all sports" (The Facts About the Fixes, March 27).

April 03, 1961
'A great way to make friends'

April 03, 1961
Major tournaments through April 22

April 03, 1961 | Dave Anderson
At 44, Lester Patrick put on goalie's pads for the first time to play an NHL game