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March 23, 1964 | Volume 20, Issue 12

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Tony Lema Cover - Sports Illustrated March 23, 1964

March 23, 1964 | Frank Deford

March 23, 1964 | Frank Deford
A few of baseball's most imaginative tacticians have received Cook's revolutionary ideas with at least a well-what-do-you-know-about-that sort of interest. Walter Alston says, "If these figures...

March 23, 1964 | John Underwood

March 23, 1964
A Missouri pole vaulter named Bill Younger was falling through space the other day when, sole mio, he was swallowed alive in three bites by what seemed a giant plateful of man-eating linguine....

March 23, 1964 | Gerald Holland

March 23, 1964
Basketball's finale will come Saturday night in Kansas City, when a new college champion will be enthroned. John Underwood reports the climactic scene of an exciting year.

March 23, 1964 | Sidney L. James
One of the reasons that smiling golfer, Tony Lema, is on SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S cover this week goes back to a night in June 1962 when Lema—during a short respite from the tournament circuit—got...

March 23, 1964
The first thing about a second house is that it must be delightful. This poses a problem for the family that has reached the point of being able to consider a vacation house, but only something...

March 23, 1964
While waiting to get a free fight from Muslim Cassius X, former heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson kept busy putting on exhibition bouts in Sweden with his kid brother Ray, 21. One result: Ray...

March 23, 1964 | Rex Lardner

March 23, 1964 | Jack Nicklaus
Tension can be such a terrifying thing that you can get scared just thinking about getting into a position where it can hit you—like leading a tournament or being on the verge of breaking 70 for...

March 23, 1964 | Tom Fox

March 23, 1964 | Tony Lema

March 23, 1964 | Tony Lema
This article and two that will follow have been excerpted from Golfers' Gold, written by Tony Lema in collaboration with Sports Illustrated Staff Writer Gwilym S. Brown. It is being published by...

March 23, 1964 | Tony Lema
Tony Lema tells of his new and exciting station in the ranks of the winners, a place where the fame is pleasurable but so precarious that it can slip away from a powerful Mike Souchak and can all...

March 23, 1964
BADMINTON—After dropping the initial match, in which former U.S. Singles Champion Jim Poole defeated Yoshio Komiya, JAPAN quickly took five straight to insure victory in the best-of-nine-match...

March 23, 1964
4—Jay Maisel8—Chris Lund-National Film Board of Canada14—Walter Iooss Jr.17—Neil Leifer, Lee Balterman18, 19—Lee Balterman20, 21—Rich Clarkson22, 23—University of Missouri Photo Lab46—Keystone...

March 23, 1964
Mike Jacobson, senior co-captain of the Penn State gymnastic team, won the all-round title at the eastern intercollegiate championships in University Park, Pa. with the best score in six Olympic...

March 23, 1964 | Mervin Hyman
The preliminaries were over in major college basketball's NCAA tournament. Among the surprises along the way were Kentucky's embarrassment by Ohio U. in Minneapolis and Wichita's loss to Kansas...

March 23, 1964
NORTHERNER DOWN SOUTHSirs:After reading your article, A Derby Star Rises (March 9), I am thoroughly convinced that your writers would have trouble picking a winner in a one-horse race. Whitney...

March 23, 1964
THE DEVIL FINDS WORK FOR SONNY

March 23, 1964
•Chick Davies, former Duquesne basketball coach: "I'd rather play a pinball machine than watch a basketball game today. You can score the same number of points."

March 23, 1964 | Mary Evans
A licensed hunter took to the woods recently with a 45-pound, high-powered, recurved Bear Kodiak Magnum equipped with bow sight, silencer, brush buttons and nock lock. He wore a zippered, hooded...

March 23, 1964 | Harold Peterson
A Florida Derby quiz to stimulate memories and increase the knowledge of casual fans and armchair experts

March 23, 1964 | John Lovesey
The discipline and stiff-upper-lip attitude of the Oxford crew when it was swamped during its 1951 race with Cambridge is considered one of Britain's finest sporting moments