Showing 1 - 10 of 67 Stories for Gerald Holland
1954 & Its Sportsman: Roger Bannister
The year brought shining performances in a host of sports, but the electrifying running of history's first four-minute miler—a man of no fanfare—made him year's pre-eminent man of sport
Long before the Dodgers, the gaudy, giddy stars of movieland made Los Angeles a feverish sports town. Today's stars are a more serious lot, but the zany ...
THE GOLDEN YEAR
When Sports Illustrated began publication one year ago this week, it surveyed the world of sport it was entering and declared it to be in a new golden age.
HOW COME, SPIDER?
There were times during the long, hot season when John (Spider) Jorgensen, the manager of the Artesia, N. Mex. Dodgers in the Class D Sophomore League, ...
RENAISSANCE IN PINCKNEYVILLE
A new young coach breaks with tradition and, confounding his critics, promises P' ville a return to the days of glory.
DIXIE'S YANKEE HERO
Coach Frank McGuire, formerly of Greenwich Village, has been enthusiastically adopted as North Carolina's very own, along with a team he imported from ...
SUBJECT: P.T. CHINN
The last of the great Kentucky colonels, still in vigorous action at 81, conducts a tour of the Bluegrass country and recalls his own great and gaudy days as a top ...
Hold That Tuba!
Like coaches looking for promising football players, college bandmasters scout the high schools for tuba players and trumpeters
The Laughing Season
It's banquet time, and across the land sports heroes are being honored in proceedings that somehow seem almost unbearably hilarious