Showing 1 - 10 of 72 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?
As manager in a bonus-baby bush league, a onetime Brooklyn Dodger infielder has to find the answers to some rather fantastic questions—as well as rake the ...
RENAISSANCE IN PINCKNEYVILLE
A new young coach breaks with tradition and, confounding his critics, promises P' ville a return to the days of glory.
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
The Inalienable Dog
The state of Missouri ponders the question, 'Just what is a licensed dog licensed to do?'