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December 26, 1960 | Volume 13, Issue 26

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Jackie Kennedy Cover - Sports Illustrated December 26, 1960

December 26, 1960
Eddie Ford Jr., 7-year-old son of Yankee Pitcher Whitey, skating for Flushing Meadow (N.Y.) SC, flashed off the mark as three rivals fell, finished well in front to win Cub division of 37th annual...

December 26, 1960
All times are E.S.T.

December 26, 1960 | President-Elect John F. Kennedy
Beginning more than 2,500 years ago, from all quarters of the Greek world men thronged every four years to the sacred grove of Olympia, under the shadow of Mount Cronus, to compete in the most...

December 26, 1960
With the campaign ended, John F. Kennedy and his family traveled to his vacation home at Hyannisport, Mass. on the shore of Cape Cod to await the decision of the electorate. The morning after the...

December 26, 1960 | Sidney L. James
On page 15 of this issue we present an article by the President-elect of the United States. As far as we know, he is the first President-elect ever to write a major policy statement for...

December 26, 1960
Italy prepared to meet Australia for the Davis Cup, boxing's hidden ruler took the Fifth, Green Bay took the West and dead aim on the Eagles, an All-America basketball candidate turned up at...

December 26, 1960 | Walter Bingham
The year of the Roman Olympics was one of unexpected triumph for many Italian athletes, and the most triumphant of all, perhaps, were the two Italian tennis players who managed to knock the mighty...

December 26, 1960 | Tex Maule
The Green Bay Packers, a sound football team with the smartest (scholastically speaking) quarterback in the business, finally won the Western Conference NFL championship last week. They managed...

December 26, 1960 | Martin Kane
At the end of the second phase of Senator Estes Kefauver's continuing ventilation of boxing's dank cellars, two members of state boxing commissions, both of which had tried for years to clean up...

December 26, 1960 | Arlie W. Schardt
Chuck Noe broke his leg sliding into home plate 15 years ago in Tucson, Ariz. That finished his career as a promising second baseman in the Boston Red Sox chain and started him on another as a...

December 26, 1960
Much of a man's appreciation of sport is grounded in nostalgia, the indelible memory of this fine athlete, that superb event. From 1960 the connoisseur has the Olympics, Arnold Palmer, the...

December 26, 1960
The year is old, but a most important part of the human race is appraising new possessions, busily winding up things, or merely staring by the hour through the tiny curtained windows of doll...

December 26, 1960 | Dolly Connelly
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December 26, 1960
A rich table featuring the best of college football is set for January 2. But the nation's televiewers will have a problem: which game to tune in on?

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December 26, 1960 | Charles Goren
Bridge, for all the magic some try to impart to the game, is only a contest of experience. Those who know and remember hands they have played generally are able to win when their less retentive...

December 26, 1960
The symbolic silver goal posts shown here are for John Hersey, the tall, pensive Connecticut novelist who has etched his view of our times into half a dozen widely acclaimed books, including A...

December 26, 1960 | Jo Ahern Zill
Vacationists headed for the sun belt of the Americas this winter can take with them casual fashions that are as unabashed in color and native in derivation as those of the lands to which they...

December 26, 1960
The $6,000,000,000 Question

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December 26, 1960 | Mervin Hyman
THE SOUTH

December 26, 1960
BASEBALL—In the final week of interleague trading the Milwaukee Braves further strengthened their infield (in two previous weeks the Braves had obtained Reserve Infielder Billy Martin from...

December 26, 1960
2—David Drew Zingg9—sketch by Bill Charmatz11—N. Y. Daily News, Bert Morgan, Bill Bridges-LIFE, Jim McLemore-Austin American-Statesman, Associated Newspapers24—Reuter-European, Phil Bath25—Dick...

December 26, 1960
"ARETE" (CONT.)Sirs:When your editorial staff meets to pick the Sportsman of the Year, may they reflect on the deeds of a young man who is surrounded by legal red tape, racketeers, immature...

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On wings of time