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April 22, 1963 | Volume 18, Issue 16

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated April 22, 1963

April 22, 1963 | William Leggett
The Pitchers Union, National League division, is screaming 'foul,' because the umpires are calling balks at the greatest rate in the entire history of baseball

April 22, 1963 | John Underwood
Bob the magnificent Cousy is at his magical best as he leads the Celtics to victory over the Royals and into the NBA finals

April 22, 1963 | Jack Nicklaus

April 22, 1963 | Robert H. Boyle

April 22, 1963
The daring Phillies have Philadelphia as excited as it ever was in the days of the Whiz Kids. A look at the town, the team and its excellent young pitcher, Art Mahaffey.

April 22, 1963 | Arthur Zich
AN IDEAL YACHT CLUB SHOULD BE AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE SPORT IT IS DESIGNED FOR. IN THE MODEL PICTURED HERE, AND ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES, A FORMER STAR CLASS RACING CHAMPION WHO IS ALSO A LEADING...

April 22, 1963 | Arthur Zich
National champion sailor Pat Duane, housewife and mother, is the first woman to skipper a boat in the Pan American Games. She may well leave the best male sailors of the hemisphere wallowing far...

April 22, 1963 | Charles Goren
"There must be something in the Latin temperament that ' makes Italian bridge players so devoted to artificial bidding. In addition to the Neapolitan Club and the Roman Club systems employed by...

April 22, 1963 | Kenneth Rudeen
Volkswagen rivals at the New York auto show unleashed pretty girls and hopeful predictions, but Germany's bestselling bug was far ahead

April 22, 1963 | Jack Olsen
The oilman read the cablegram, turned a vivid shade of heliotrope and unleashed a long exclamatory sentence, most of which could not even be printed by Grove Press. Loosely translated, what he...

April 22, 1963 | Jack Olsen
GETTING THERE: The first-class round-trip flight from New York to Panama City costs $440 (economy is $295). Pan-Am's jets leave nightly; Braniff has three jets a week. A twin-engined amphibian...

April 22, 1963
24-30—illustrations by Robert Velde32-34—Neal Barr-Feldon43, 51-53—Tony Triolo54—Walter Iooss Jr.65—map by William Bernstein74—Corwin Hansen, Rollie Ransom-Detroit News, John Olson-Portland (Me.)...

April 22, 1963
Craig Metz, 21, was looking for a pitching job with the Detroit Tigers at about the time his golfing father Dick was winning the PGA Seniors'. Injured, Craig turned to golf instead. Recently, he...

April 22, 1963
BADMINTON—World Champion ERLAND KOPS of Denmark lost the first game of the U.S. Open finals 7-15 to Thailand's Channarong Ratana-Saengsuang by reckless playing. Settling down to almost flawless...

April 22, 1963 | Frank Deford
NATIONAL LEAGUEIn Houston, Clubhouse Man Norm Gerdeman and his wife Evelyn prepare the food for visiting teams. The Gerdemans feel their work reflects "the city of Houston and the state of Texas,"...

April 22, 1963
THE SPIRITSirs:As a member of the New Breed I am raving mad at your calling the New York Mets the "worst team in the major leagues" (Scouting Reports, April 8). Even though they lost a mere 120...

April 22, 1963
ONCE AGAIN TO NOWHERE

April 22, 1963
•Bobby Bragan, Milwaukee manager, on the reliance of baseball people on percentages: "Say you were standing with one foot in the oven and one foot in an ice bucket. According to the percentage...

April 22, 1963

April 22, 1963 | John Durant
It was the beginning of an era of bigness—the world's biggest and most expensive baseball park for what shortly became the world's most spectacularly successful baseball team