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March 09, 1964 | Volume 20, Issue 10

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Cassius Clay Cover - Sports Illustrated March 09, 1964

March 09, 1964

March 09, 1964
•Bill Veeck, former Chicago White Sox owner, on Ford Frick, baseball commissioner: "Mr. Frick is the only man I know whom Dale Carnegie would have hit in the mouth."

March 09, 1964 | Whitney Tower

March 09, 1964 | Tex Maule

March 09, 1964 | Tex Maule
From the bout itself, TV and other rights, the Clay-Liston fight grossed some $4.5 million, one of the two highest takes in history. Here is how the money was divided:

March 09, 1964 | Huston Horn

March 09, 1964 | Charles Goren
Deception is often the key to successful play of the hand and to keeping opponents off balance. The smart player knows when to follow the old established maxims and when to disregard them in favor...

March 09, 1964 | Charles Goren
It is more than a partnership game. In the final article of this series, Goren describes how to make it fun for all four.

March 09, 1964
25 teams begin the battle for the national college basketball championship. Their strengths are compared and their chances weighed in a composite study of the road to Kansas City.

March 09, 1964
There is no such thing as a two-man basketball team except in publicity releases and Burt L. Standish novels. But if you were to have Jerry West and Elgin Baylor on your team, as Los Angeles has,...

March 09, 1964
Action is built into the very fabric of new clothes for sport. They all stretch, but now there is a difference: "stretch" used to mean tight pants, one-size socks, girdles and grow-with-the-baby...

March 09, 1964
Everybody who was anybody, it seems, was right there at ringside covering the big tight for the nation's press. There was, for instance, the fashion world's perennially best-dressed Mrs. Loel...

March 09, 1964 | John Underwood
Peppery George Ireland has his Ramblers hopping for the NCAA

March 09, 1964 | Jack Nicklaus
One of the most important elements of an effective golf swing is getting the correct alignment. If you are aimed properly you can usually hit the ball fairly straight, even when your swing is...

March 09, 1964 | Robert H. Boyle

March 09, 1964 | Sidney L. James
Not many SPORTS ILLUSTRATED writers travel farther in a year than our turf editor, Whitney Tower, and we're pretty sure that no other turf writer anywhere annually goes such a distance of ground...

March 09, 1964 | Mervin Hyman

March 09, 1964
BASKETBALL—BOSTON lost its third game in a row (to the Pistons 115-113) for only the second time this season, and its Eastern Division lead dipped to a half game. But the Celtics won their next...

March 09, 1964
6—Phil Bath18—Frank Zagarino19—Ben Olender-Los Angeles Times21—Tony Triolo22—Ken Regan25—Ken Regan and Curt Gunther26, 27—Tony Triolo49—Eastfoto50, 51—Lee Balterman57—Tony Triolo61—Wil...

March 09, 1964
Sandy Butler, a long-legged junior on the girls' basketball team at Lewis Central High in Council Bluffs, Iowa, averaged 48.5 points a game in leading her team to 16 straight season victories,...

March 09, 1964
QUALIFIED LOSERSSirs:I just finished William Leggett's excellent article on the baseball war in New York (Trouble Sprouts for the Yankees, March 2), and I can't agree more. The brand of fan known...

March 09, 1964 | Herman Weiskopf
An IC4A indoor track meet quiz to stimulate the memory and add to the knowledge of armchair experts

March 09, 1964 | Barbara Heilman
Expert Gertrude Jacobs films what may be loosely called 'the action' at the Staten Island Cricket Club in New York, scene of much of the real cricket played in this country