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January 06, 1964 | Volume 20, Issue 1

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Pete Rozelle Cover - Sports Illustrated January 06, 1964

January 06, 1964 | Tex Maule

January 06, 1964 | Whitney Tower

January 06, 1964 | Kenneth Rudeen

January 06, 1964 | Kenneth Rudeen
Vikings' Bill Boyer, who owns a car agency, has 20% of club, runs it and boosts it with verve.

January 06, 1964
Fabulous Doc Kearns, boxing's famous manager, completed his memoirs before he died, including his scandalous version of what happened in the Dempsey-Willard fight.

January 06, 1964
The world of sport in 1963 was characterized by a brilliance that came from dozens of outstanding performances: the nationwide interest in Kelso's victories, the spectacular baseball season that...

January 06, 1964
1 Throughout the world of sport, athletes spent the past year doing things no one had been able to accomplish before. Cleveland Fullback Jimmy Brown (right), pro football's finest runner, gained...

January 06, 1964 | Sidney L. James
Whether his achievement was over an extended period of time or only for an hour or for an instant, it was such that his fellowmen could not fail to recognize it as the revelation of pure excellence.

January 06, 1964 | Hugh Whall

January 06, 1964
Dressed up in Santa Claus whiskers and fur coats, Floyd Patterson and his old sparring partner, Ingemar Johansson, fought a rematch—Indian wrestling, this time—on a Stockholm TV show whose...

January 06, 1964 | Jack Nicklaus
You are being both careful and sensible if you take time to line up your putts from both sides of the hole. Hidden breaks can often be seen by looking from the hole back toward the ball. But every...

January 06, 1964 | Frank Deford
The solid virtues of hustle and teamwork enabled undersized UCLA to win the best of the holiday tournaments and kept Kentucky undefeated

January 06, 1964 | Huston Horn

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January 06, 1964
•Barry Latman, newest Los Angeles Angel: "I'm the greatest 60-foot pitcher in baseball. If I can conquer those last six inches, I'll be on my way."

January 06, 1964
BASKETBALL—BOSTON (25-5) continued to dominate the East, but there were some small signs of solace for the rest of the league. In a 131-114 win over Baltimore the Celtics had to come from behind...

January 06, 1964
4—Gerry Cranham16—AP17—Lee Balterman18-21—David Moore-Black Star27—AP (4), Neil Leifer, Bert Brandt, Curt Gunther, Gene Gorrett, Joe Clark, James Drake, Phil Bath31—Alan Clifton40—Bob Gomel-LIFE,...

January 06, 1964
Corby Adams of Clarkson College (Potsdam, N.Y.) was voted most valuable player in the ECAC hockey tournament at Madison Square Garden. A center, he scored three goals and made two assists in...

January 06, 1964 | Herman Weiskopf

January 06, 1964
FOOTBALL WORLD SERIOUSSirs:Congratulations on your stand for an AFL-NFL championship game (The Two Pro Football Leagues Must Meet, Dec. 16). The sooner they arrange such a meeting the better for...