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April 24, 1961 | Volume 14, Issue 16

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated April 24, 1961

April 24, 1961
AND THEN THERE WERE MANY

April 24, 1961
Bruce Brown, 16-year-old honor student and junior at John Marshall High School in Rochester, Minn. who won his first state diving title as eighth-grader, captured his fourth straight state diving...

April 24, 1961 | Walter Bingham

April 24, 1961 | Gwilym Brown

April 24, 1961
Ralph Houk, new manager of the Yankees, has already been typed as the coolly efficient military man. But Tex Maule sees him differently.

April 24, 1961
Some hardened sailors muttered that last week's Miami-to-Nassau powerboat race was nothing but a picnic, and maybe it was (see page 55). But for Miami's Hal Bever and his 18½-foot outboard, it was...

April 24, 1961
Like any sensible outsider, National Hockey League Referee Frank Udvari knows that it's best to keep clear of a family fight. One night last week during a furious set-to between Jim Norris'...

April 24, 1961 | Elisabeth Mann Borgese

April 24, 1961
All times are E.S.T.

April 24, 1961 | Mort Lund
Three weeks ago on these pages, Olympic Yachting Champion George O'Day introduced the art of planing, in which light, flat-bottomed boats like the 5-0-5 (below) can be made to rise onto the...

April 24, 1961 | Charles Goren
This week bridge teams from Argentina, France, Italy and the U.S. will meet in Buenos Aires for the world championship. Four of the Americans—Howard Schenken, Sidney Silodor, Norman Kay and Peter...

April 24, 1961 | Mort Lund
Dick Bertram's fiber-glass inboard ran off with the Miami-Nassau ocean race for the second straight year

April 24, 1961 | Whitney Tower
Racing, faced with a shortage, must develop new top riders. Part IV of a series

April 24, 1961 | Virginia Kraft
An innovator believes he can make a field dog out of Fido in two shakes of a chicken wing

April 24, 1961 | Fred R. Smith
The Ascot tie was developed a couple of hundred years ago to help meet emergencies—it served the horse-borne gentry not only as a neckpiece but as a bandage if an accident occurred in the field....

April 24, 1961 | Robert H. Boyle

April 24, 1961 | Robert H. Boyle
Here, in lighthearted fashion, is a cat in his idealized "Deuce" coupe, a 1932 Ford that has been modified for both "show and go." (Man, can it go! Up to 160 mph if the owner wants.) The original...

April 24, 1961
BASKETBALL—The BOSTON CELTICS, with a 121-112 victory over the St. Louis Hawks, clinched the NBA championship four games to one (see page 13). It was the third straight title for the Celtics,...

April 24, 1961
13—sketch by Bill Charmatz16—Ken Singer, Alan Deneau-Detroit News, Sol Studna-Kansas City Star, Thomas R. Nucatola22, 23—Herb Scharfman24—Neil Leifer25—Herb Scharfman26, 27—drawings by Tony...

April 24, 1961 | Herman Weiskopf
All the action was in the East where, because of bad weather, only 15 of the first 26 scheduled games were played. But everybody won a game and everybody lost one, even the two new clubs. One of...

April 24, 1961
HITS, RUNS AND ERRORSSirs:Congratulations. Your reports on the front office and ball park of each major league team were superb (Scouting Reports 1961, April 10).

April 24, 1961
Four in one at 14

April 24, 1961
Major events through May 7

April 24, 1961 | Duncan Barnes
Fishing tackle is big business in a Vermont village, but the boss gives it an angler's touch