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August 03, 1964 | Volume 21, Issue 5

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Betsy Rawls Cover - Sports Illustrated August 03, 1964

August 03, 1964
Most of them were pretty young—almost all of them were pretty—and this is not considered a winning combination for track meets. But the American women had trained hard against an old history of...

August 03, 1964
First came the yacht club and then the marina, proliferating on lakes, rivers and bays. Next came the boatel, a marina with motel, offering snug harbor on shore for the night. The latest...

August 03, 1964 | Betsy Rawls

August 03, 1964
As a hobby Artist Tomi Ungerer builds kites, which he flies on the beach near his Long Island summer home. Ungerer's whim dictates the size and shape of the kites, many of which he gives bizarre...

August 03, 1964
The Phillies, for decades the joke team of the National League, are laughed at no longer. Here is a firsthand report on the new Phillies, one of the most exciting teams in baseball.

August 03, 1964 | Tommy McDonald

August 03, 1964 | Sidney L. James
Harness racing is one of the sports whose explosive growth has paralleled the existence of this magazine. In a decade we have seen attendance rise from 10 million to more than 19 million, purses...

August 03, 1964
No matter how warm the political climate may get in the months ahead, Republican Vice-Presidential Candidate William Miller will face it on dry land. After all that hot air in the convention,...

August 03, 1964 | Frank Deford
A teen-age rookie named Tony Conigliaro, a local Boston boy, is making it big with the Red Sox, which surprises him not a bit

August 03, 1964
WINTER SPORTS NOTE

August 03, 1964
•Frank Jackson, Kansas City flanker: "People ask me how I kept in shape in the off season. I was in college at East Texas State studying semimicro qualitative analysis, biochemistry, differential...

August 03, 1964 | Pat Ryan
A new, disciplined Ayres had the last nicker, winning brilliantly at Yonkers to become the favorite for trotting's Triple Crown

August 03, 1964 | Charles McCabe

August 03, 1964 | Peter Carry
NATIONAL LEAGUEIn PHILADELPHIA (5-3) 5,000 screaming, sign-toting, pennant-hungry fans showed up at the airport to welcome home the first-place Phils after a three-game sweep of the Braves. The...

August 03, 1964 | Peter Carry
The Cleveland Indians have had a terrible time this season with their pitching staff, which started off poorly and then got worse. During the last month the staff had only four complete games, and...

August 03, 1964
BOATING—ALBERT FAY of Houston sailed Flame across the finish line one minute ahead of Norway's Fred Olsen in the final race to capture the Gold Cup for 5.5s in Sandhamn, Sweden. It was the second...

August 03, 1964
4—Neil Leifer9—Richard Meek11—Sheedy & Long12, 13—Jerry Cooke14-16—Fred Lyon from Rapho-Guillumette17—map by Dan Todd28-35—Pete Turner-Henrietta Brackman Associates39-41—Herb...

August 03, 1964
Terry Joe Woods, 8, the defending champion in the Mid-South Junior Fishing Rodeo at Memphis, topped 1,800 anglers to become the first in 14 years to retain his title on Riverside Park Lake. His...

August 03, 1964
EXCISIONSirs:As you suggest, A Bold Proposal for American Sport (July 27) by a bold man, Robert F. Kennedy, is certain to stir new discussions and appraisals of our athletic status.

August 03, 1964 | John Underwood

August 03, 1964 | Paul Stewart
A tidy shop tucked into one corner of the Yale Club building in Manhattan carries nearly every imaginable piece of equipment for racket-games players, but its specialty is catering to the special...

August 03, 1964 | Rex Lardner
A quiz on chess and chess players to test memories and add to the knowledge of students of the game

August 03, 1964 | Paul Stewart
More time, more money and the spell of the Olympics have made the Japanese a sports-mad nation