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April 16, 1962 | Volume 16, Issue 15

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Donna de Varona Cover - Sports Illustrated April 16, 1962

April 16, 1962 | Alfred Wright
The golf duel of the year was settled in an extraordinary playoff of a three-way tie on Monday as indomitable Arnold Palmer, performing in that high-tension, high-rolling fashion that electrifies...

April 16, 1962 | Tex Maule
A small, almost unknown band of runners from an all-Negro college captured honor, glory and the fans at the Texas Relays

April 16, 1962 | William Leggett
Eddie Arcaro, the world's premier jockey and one of Thoroughbred racing's most colorful personalities for three decades, has called it quits at the age of 46

April 16, 1962
Like significant dots on a zigzagging corporate sales chart, some 40 bowling balls hit the alleys simultaneously at the beginning of the 59th American Bowling Congress tournament in Des Moines. As...

April 16, 1962 | Arlie W. Schardt
In the six years since they took their worst beating at the hands of their Australian hosts in the 1956 Olympic Games, American male swimmers have been scrambling to get back in front. Whatever...

April 16, 1962 | Barbara Heilman

April 16, 1962
The tough game of lacrosse and an All-America at a Maryland school that reveres it figure in a report on a traditional eastern sport now drifting across the country.

April 16, 1962 | Huston Horn

April 16, 1962
Born and bred to the chase, the eight gaunt greyhounds hurtling across the three following pages are hungry—but not for the tasteless effigy of a rabbit that bobs mechanically around the track in...

April 16, 1962

April 16, 1962 | Carleton Mitchell
A rules change made to promote harmony has spawned confusion and made sailing a duller sport

April 16, 1962 | Duncan Barnes
Spending a few dollars on a day off from his chores, a lucky hay farmer bags a prize moose

April 16, 1962 | Pamela Knight
To most people 'Chinese cooking' means the great Cantonese cuisine, but several other regions have marvelous specialties

April 16, 1962 | Stanley Karnow
When they retreated to Formosa from mainland China in 1949 the Chinese Nationalists took with them an important element of their national patrimony—some great chefs. This happy act of foresight...

April 16, 1962 | Charles Goren

April 16, 1962 | Jack Nicklaus
It is a sad fact that many good rounds are ruined by the failure of a risky shot. When faced with a situation where boldness might save a stroke, it makes sense to weigh the risk carefully against...

April 16, 1962 | Gilbert Rogin
The protracted, even ridiculous, series of fights between Paul Pender and England's Terry Downes came to a gratifying conclusion in Boston last weekend when Pender regained, as expected, his...

April 16, 1962 | Jonathan Rhoades

April 16, 1962 | Jonathan Rhoades
The Opening of the Father Season is a chapter from a forthcoming book (Harper & Brothers) by Jonathan Rhoades, some of whose boyhood misadventures have previously appeared in these pages.

April 16, 1962
BADMINTON—FERDINAND SONNEVILLE, a 31-year-old economics student from Indonesia and a Dutch citizen, defeated Tan Joe Hok of Indonesia, rated best player in the world, 17-15, 18-17, in a tense...

April 16, 1962
Linda Kobane, 18, of Detroit, wearing lavender tights, spun through a roller-skating ballet sequence to South Pacific music, fell once but won ladies' singles in world-championship roller-skating...

April 16, 1962
Cover—Fred Lyon from Rapho-Guillumette12, 13—Richard Meek26-32—Fred Lyon from Rapho-Guillumetle54—M. Graham Netting56—pointing by Dong Kingman66—Neil leifer81—U.P.I., Buffalo Evening News, David...

April 16, 1962
Sirs: At last, a factual report of the Benny Paret tragedy that did not contain boxing's epitaph also (The Deadly Insult, April 2; SCORECARD, April 9). Kipling might have written: "If you can keep...

April 16, 1962 | PAT RYAN
A golf quiz to excite the memory and increase the knowledge of the casual fan and the armchair expert

April 16, 1962 | Richard Roberts