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August 10, 1964 | Volume 21, Issue 6

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Johnny Callison Cover - Sports Illustrated August 10, 1964

August 10, 1964 | Jack Olsen

August 10, 1964 | Coles Phinizy
Not 18-year-old Don Schollander, who soundly defeated Australia's famed veteran Murray Rose and set two world records last week as America's precocious swimmers warmed up for Tokyo

August 10, 1964 | Robert H. Boyle
Which is tougher: Pennsylvania football or Texas football? No one knew for sure until last week when Penn high school all-stars bonked Texas 12-6 in an extraordinary bone bruiser in Hershey, Pa.

August 10, 1964
When this $32 million sports stadium opens next April in Houston spectators will be snug as weevils in a cotton boll. Beneath the futuristic cream-colored plastic dome, on whose 4,796 separate...

August 10, 1964
Bearing arms and ammunition, an army of 8,000 shooters will shred row on row of targets this month in the National Rifle and Pistol Matches at Camp Perry on the Ohio shore of Lake Erie. Before the...

August 10, 1964
10 Years ago this month SPORTS ILLUSTRATED published its first issue. Here, in a salute to that memorable decade, is a 29-page portfolio of photographs in color and black and white.

August 10, 1964 | Dan Jenkins

August 10, 1964 | Sidney L. James
"I got a new Philadelphia joke," said Senior Editor Jack Olsen on his return from his visit with the Phillies (see page 10). "I come from there, and I thought I knew all the Philadelphia jokes,...

August 10, 1964 | Paul Evan Ress
Technically the most accomplished of matadors, graceful Paco Camino faces a new kind of rival: inelegant but brave El Cordobés, who lacks art but is making history

August 10, 1964
Understandably—what with those blasted Phillies flapping all around him—Giant Manager Alvin Dark sometimes loses his temper, and last week in the middle of a game with them he irritably booted a...

August 10, 1964 | Gilbert Cant
Now rarer than the whooping crane, the Everglades kite may come back—if the swamp-water level stays high and apple snails are plentiful

August 10, 1964 | Whitney Tower
A long-shot mare won prestige and wine for a small horseman

August 10, 1964 | Charles Goren
Lew Mathe is not a big man, but to the very good players of southern California, who rarely have the pleasure of beating him, he is Big Lew, the boss. A fortnight ago the boss and the best of his...

August 10, 1964 | Paul Evan Ress
A rare portrait of an intent young ruler who rejects the temptations of an idle life in order to carry on his dynasty's sporting tradition. He runs a huge racing stable, is building a vast...

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August 10, 1964
•Norm Van Brocklin, Minnesota Vikings' coach, telling his rookies how to gain a place on the team: "Go out and knock down a veteran a few times. You're adults now."

August 10, 1964 | Peter Carry
NATIONAL LEAGUEHouston Colts' (0-7) slugger Walt Bond, who had gone hitless for 16 at bats, told Pitcher Turk Farrell, who had failed in 10 attempts to win his 11th game, "Your slump doesn't show...

August 10, 1964 | Peter Carry
One day last week at Chicago's White Sox Park the players were rewarded with books of Green Stamps for hitting home runs (10 books) or knocking in a run (five books), etc. In one game against the...

August 10, 1964
BOATING—A record fleet of 114 yachts entered the 333-mile Chicago-to-Mackinac race, and the surprise winner in the overall standings was TALISMAN, a little 30-foot sloop owned and skippered by...

August 10, 1964
4—Tony Triolo14—Neil Leifer46—Lucien Clergue48—Lou La Prade56—AP60-65—Jean Marquis70—Rodeo Information Commission, AP

August 10, 1964
Bill Kornell, 20, a 5-foot-9, 145-pound redhead from Palm Springs, Calif. who was 1963's Champion Bull Rider and rodeo Rookie of the Year, added $2,457 to this season's earnings with first place...

August 10, 1964
BOLD RESPONSESirs:Attorney General Robert Kennedy's article (A Bold Proposal for American Sport, July 27) shows that he welcomes a fight where the odds may be against him.