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March 16, 1964 | Volume 20, Issue 11

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Gordie Howe Cover - Sports Illustrated March 16, 1964

March 16, 1964 | Eric Whitehead
A practice session of Japan's world champion women's volleyball team is thrown open, for the first time, to a non-Oriental newsman—who is chilled by the fanatical striving that he witnesses

March 16, 1964 | John Underwood

March 16, 1964 | John Underwood
LOYOLA OF CHICAGORON MILLERIndependent W 20 L 5Coach: George Ireland

March 16, 1964 | Jim Brosnan

March 16, 1964
Champagne Tony Lema, the most engaging newcomer to golf's top ranks, begins the candid story of the life of a touring pro. Part I is titled Survival Training for a Rookie.

March 16, 1964 | Mark Kram

March 16, 1964 | Sidney L. James
In 1963 U.S. manufacturers of that remarkable Yankee invention, the basketball, produced three million new ones, or roughly enough to provide every man, woman and child in Omaha with 10 apiece....

March 16, 1964
For a fisherman, springtime and shad are synonymous. The shad, for its size, is a surprisingly powerful fish, as exciting to catch on light tackle as it is delicious to eat. Great schools of these...

March 16, 1964 | Duncan Barnes
For a stretch of 60-odd water miles between Lake Harney, east of Sanford, and jungled Lake Poinsett, a few seconds by rocket from Cape Kennedy, Florida's teak-colored St. Johns River (SI, June 25,...

March 16, 1964 | Duncan Barnes
4 pounds boned shad

March 16, 1964 | Charles Goren
Most top bridge players define a "mistake" as any bid or play they wouldn't make. I don't share this lofty attitude, but I do have strong personal feelings on the subject of table tactics and...

March 16, 1964
Since kings these days are granted less freedom to act than athletes, it probably will not affect Greek politics. Nevertheless, it seems fit and proper that the new King of the Hellenes,...

March 16, 1964 | Jack Nicklaus
The temptation for a tall player to buy extra-long clubs is a great one. He feels that since he is standing farther from the ball than the average golfer he should also use clubs that are longer...

March 16, 1964 | Lee Griggs
In Japan, Urtiminio Ramos shows again that he is equally effective against drums and other boxers

March 16, 1964 | Tom C. Brody
In Chicago last week Tom O'Hara ran the fastest indoor mile in history but, once he realizes how good he is, he will go faster

March 16, 1964 | Coles Phinizy

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March 16, 1964
•Casey Stengel, asked if Mexico City's altitude bothered his players after the Mexico City Red Devils beat the Mets 6-4: "Not a bit; we lose at any altitude."

March 16, 1964
BASKETBALL—With a week to go, BOSTON split a two-game series with CINCINNATI to increase its lead to three games and come within whispering distance of its eighth straight NBA Eastern Division...

March 16, 1964
Linda McGill, 18, swimming daughter of a Sydney (Australia) police sergeant, became the first girl to capture five titles at the Australian championships, winning the 100- and 200-meter butterfly,...

March 16, 1964
4—Joseph Consentino18, 19—T. Tanuma21—Rich Clarkson22—Rich Clarkson (2), AP23—bottom, Walter Iooss Jr.25—Lee Balterman26—AP31—Tony Triolo32—Len. Hillyard63—BYU Photo66—T. Tanuma69—Lee...

March 16, 1964 | Mervin Hyman

March 16, 1964
PAST, PRESENT, FUTURESirs:You gave Cassius Clay something of a chance to win and he capitalized on it. I suppose 99% of the nation's boxing experts told us Clay wouldn't survive the national...

March 16, 1964 | Duncan Barnes
The short, lightweight, lever-action carbine (and in the past several years the semiautomatic carbine) has long been the favorite gun for hunting whitetail deer and other big game in the thick...

March 16, 1964 | Thomas F. Moore