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March 05, 1962 | Volume 16, Issue 9

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Casey Stengel Cover - Sports Illustrated March 05, 1962

March 05, 1962
Two whirlybirds in Los Angeles last week brought a hint of spring. Flying low over the swamped turf of Chavez Ravine, the Dodgers' new stadium, they helped dry the field with their propellers so...

March 05, 1962
Each February and March when winter winds, rain and cold cast their blight on U.S. tournament links, some 50 chilled golf professionals pack their gear and lug their golf bags south to the...

March 05, 1962 | Timothy Green
In the dawn and at dusk, and sometimes in the black of night, a lovable villain named Billy Moore prowls the stubbled fields and glens of Essex, England. Billy Moore is a stocky man of 48; Billy...

March 05, 1962
As a Sears, Roebuck and Co. consultant, Ted Williams brings to his new job the same keen eye and straight talk that set him apart as a ballplayer. Read how he helps Sears field-test and improve...

March 05, 1962
SPRING TRAINING'S A HAPPY DREAM, A CLOUDLESS SKY. THE MANAGER SMILES. HIS 20-GAME WINNER WILL REPEAT, HIS VETERAN WILL COME BACK, HIS ROOKIE WILL STICK. OF COURSE, THE OTHER CLUBS WILL BE...

March 05, 1962 | Robert Shaplen

March 05, 1962 | Charles Goren
In bridge, as in other sports, eager youth presses hard on aging champion, and the end of Italy's long reign is now in sight

March 05, 1962 | Charles Goren
NORTH

March 05, 1962 | Charles Goren
NORTH

March 05, 1962 | Charles Goren
NORTH

March 05, 1962 | Jo Ahern Zill
The setting seems a most unlikely one for anything as delicate as suede, particularly suede that has been sheared to tissue thinness and given the supple sheen of silk. Yet suede—as it has never...

March 05, 1962 | Kenneth Rudeen
Two Daytona wizards tell how a 'stock' car is built, and a road racing ace learns to drive one

March 05, 1962 | Rex Lardner
That is the opinion of busy Eddie Elias, who organized the four-year-old PBA

March 05, 1962 | Carleton Mitchell
Shunning the traditional route along the coast, the skipper of 'Kialoa' won the San Diego-Acapulco race in record time

March 05, 1962 | Ray Cave
Oregon State's venerable coach salts his tea and drinks it by the bucketful. His ability to project the desire to win makes the Beavers title contenders

March 05, 1962 | Robert H. Boyle

March 05, 1962
ARE THERE NO COPS?

March 05, 1962
•San Francisco Giant Manager Alvin Dark on Willie Mays: "Half step slower or not, Willie is still the greatest all-round player in the game today. He hasn't lost any of his power, and he has a...

March 05, 1962
BASKETBALL—NBA: Boston clinched its sixth straight Eastern Division title with a last-minute, 110-106 win over Syracuse, as Philadelphia lost to New York and settled in second place, 9½ games...

March 05, 1962
14, 15—George Long16—Bob East-Miami Herald17—New York Daily News, Hanson T. Carroll18, 19—Hy Peskin26, 29—Gerry Cranham37-43—Herb Scharfman50—drawing by Marc Simont56, 60—Tony Triolo62—Carleton...

March 05, 1962
Larry McKillip of Saranac Lake, N.Y. guided his two-man bobsled four times down the mile Mount Van Hoevenberg Olympic run in Lake Placid, in the total time of 4 minutes 57.81 seconds to win...

March 05, 1962 | Mervin Hyman
The annual scurrying for postseason tournament invitations was almost over. The NCAA, with a lock on the major conference champions, already had signed up Arizona State (Border), Bowling Green...

March 05, 1962
SONNY (CONT.)Sirs:As one of the three members of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission who voted unanimously to license Charles (Sonny) Liston as a professional boxer, I would like to set the...

March 05, 1962
1961 American Power Boat Association champions

March 05, 1962 | Peggy Downey
Outboard builders have broken tradition to produce their own boats specially styled to go with a promising new type of propulsion unit

March 05, 1962
To sailors one of the most beautiful sights in the world is a billowing spinnaker lifted high and drawing well. And one of the most dismal views, particularly from a foredeck, is a collapsed and...

March 05, 1962 | John Underwood
The union of a Lauterbach hydro and a 530-hp Maserati may produce new records

March 05, 1962 | Mitchell Rawson
The Jeffries-Johnson title prize fight nearly had Arthur Conan Doyle as its referee