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February 25, 1963 | Volume 18, Issue 8

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Rex Ellsworth Cover - Sports Illustrated February 25, 1963

February 25, 1963 | William Leggett

February 25, 1963 | William Leggett
The clash between the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers—one a dynasty aging, the other a dynasty abuilding—is pro basketball's most dramatic in years. They are well-met opponents. In the past...

February 25, 1963 | Roy Terrell

February 25, 1963 | Whitney Tower

February 25, 1963
Baseball is back and Sandy Koufax, the Dodgers' superb pitcher, talks of the big question of the spring—his injured ringer. Bill Charmatz paints the lighter side of spring training.

February 25, 1963
The hustlers sidle into Johnston City, Ill. for the World's Pocket Billiards Tournament, and the action is hot and heavy and fast

February 25, 1963 | Gwilym S. Brown

February 25, 1963 | Charles Goren
Getting to a grand slam usually involves a long climb, but the U.S. world championship team has a pair of alternates who prefer to rocket up

February 25, 1963 | Kenneth Rudeen
Not we, say three other British and two Italian builders—all out to beat the Grand Prix champion

February 25, 1963 | Jerry Barber
Last week we examined the fundamentals that lie behind successful pitching and chipping, a part of golf that can so often offset errors in other phases of the game. Now we will see how to apply...

February 25, 1963 | Robert Cantwell

February 25, 1963
Lorraine Hanlon, now 17 but a skating champion before entering her teens, matched her usually superb performance at the compulsory figures with some graceful free skating to win the U.S. Senior...

February 25, 1963 | Mervin Hyman
The word for the week was oops! Seven of the nation's top 10 teams lost, including the only two unbeaten ones, Cincinnati and Loyola. It was enough to send NCAA and NIT officials, ready to issue...

February 25, 1963
AUTO RACING—PEDRO RODRIGUEZ, in his first race since brother-teammate Ricardo's flaming death last year, won the Daytona Continental in three hours 38 seconds. The 23-year-old Mexico City driver...

February 25, 1963
Sirs:After an ulcerating day at the office, a reader has a legitimate weekly right to expect to settle down to a comfortable breather with SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. However, your February 11 SCORECARD...

February 25, 1963
38, 39—David Moore-Black Star41, 47—Gerry Cranham42—Lehtikuva Oy55—Richard Meek62, 63—Rod Moyer, William H. Mortimer, Lonnie Wilson

February 25, 1963

February 25, 1963
•Casey Stengel, New York Met manager, on how to cope with Maury Wills, base thief: "Pitch harder to him. Don't let him get on. What's the use of putting the boy on base? You're just irritating...

February 25, 1963 | Mary Ann Gould
An AAU indoor track quiz to stimulate the memory and increase the knowledge of armchair experts