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January 20, 1964 | Volume 20, Issue 3

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated January 20, 1964

January 20, 1964 | Dan Jenkins

January 20, 1964 | Hugh Whall
Only two dates really matter to the amateur sailorman. One is the day he gets his boat overboard and starts another season afloat. The other is the day he gets to the boat show—any boat show—and...

January 20, 1964 | John Underwood
Though they have no gym to call their own, a coach devoted to positive thinking and a player obsessed with scoring points have changed this blasé city's attitude toward basketball

January 20, 1964
Behold John Hollowbread, suspended in air. He is the goalkeeper for London's Tottenham Hotspur soccer team and, poor devil, he thinks that way down there at the other end of the foggy field his...

January 20, 1964
The coral gardens beneath the sea have become the most popular attraction of sunny Caribbea. In other waters there are loftier reefs and stranger creatures, but nowhere else is there such a vast...

January 20, 1964 | Coles Phinizy
The typical, lavish Caribbean resort offers its guests a giddy array of artificial pleasures. But what many travelers want today is a simple place on an island yet unspoiled, where they can swim,...

January 20, 1964
Winter sports heroes from 35 countries gather in Innsbruck for the Jan. 29 opening of the Olympics. A 32-page preview tells the story of probable winners.

January 20, 1964
The best news for amphibious ladies this resort season is that swimsuits are meant to get wet. Until now the swimmer's preference for immersion was either a bikini or a nylon tank suit. New...

January 20, 1964 | Fred R. Smith
In the shallows off Tobago, octogenarians in sneakers stand knee-deep on Buccoo Reef and watch the fish through face plates. Off Cozumel, Bonaire and Anegada, more adventurous divers explore...

January 20, 1964 | Sidney L. James
The islands, beaches and the clear, warm seas lie there to the south, scant time by jet from anyplace in North America, and this winter more Americans than ever will be traveling the route. SPORTS...

January 20, 1964
There's nothing definite, mind you, but when former Heavyweight Champion Gene Tunney said, "One of the nicest tributes you could pay me would be to cast a vote for my son," California Democrats at...

January 20, 1964 | John Lovesey
Floyd Patterson may be a loser at home but in Sweden, where he won his first fight since the two Liston fiascos, he is a national hero

January 20, 1964 | Jack Nicklaus
The most frequent mistake made on the short putt is not hitting the ball firmly enough. This causes the putt to either die short of the hole, which is infuriating, or slip off to one side because...

January 20, 1964
END OF A LONG, DIRTY ROAD

January 20, 1964
•Aja Zanova, star of the Ice Capades, on whether hockey players can switch to skating shows: "We had one fellow from Vancouver try out, and it took him about five years to make it. It took that...

January 20, 1964 | Jack [Doc] Kearns

January 20, 1964
4—Arthur Schotz14, 15—Joern Gerdts18—Walter Iooss Jr.38, 48, 49—James Flora43—Jamaica Tourist Board44, 45—Clas-Goran Carlsson50—Brown Brothers52—Culver59—AP60—Sydney Morning Herald, John G....

January 20, 1964
Torrey Sun, 13, an Ames, Iowa seventh-grader who has been figure skating in competition only one year, glided away with the juvenile boss' singles title in the Midwest sectional championships in...

January 20, 1964
BASKETBALL—BOSTON lost to the Warriors 92-89 for its third straight defeat (longest losing streak in two seasons) to end a disastrous road trip with a 2-4 record. Led by Sam Jones's 28 points,...

January 20, 1964 | Mervin Hyman
THE EAST

January 20, 1964
NEUTRAL SPIRITSSirs:With all that is being said on the prospect of having a permanent warm-weather site for the NFL championship game I'd like to introduce a factor not commonly considered—the...

January 20, 1964 | Paul Stewart
Jet travel has brought Bermuda almost as close (two hours from New York) as a train ride from the suburbs to a big-city department store. And an astute shopper can just about make up the plane...

January 20, 1964 | John Lovesey
Loco-spotting, not cricket, is the No. 1 sporting pastime for more than one million madly keen Englishmen