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March 28, 1960
March 28, 1960

Table of Contents
March 28, 1960

Table of Contents
Ron And Don
  • By Robert Boyle

    Training together on a secluded California beach are an Irishman and an American with a common aim—to beat Australia's Herb Elliott to an Olympic medal at Rome

Events & Discoveries
The Art of Fishing with the Wet Fly PART I
  • On eastern streams and on the wilder waters of the West, Angler James Leisenring, who died in 1951, was known as a master of wet-fly fishing. In this issue, Leisenring's old friend and companion angler, Vernon Hidy, in collaboration with Champion Fly Caster Johnny Dieckman and Artist Anthony Ravielli, begins a three-part series on Leisenring's trout-tested techniques based on many lessons learned from him at streamside

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

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Bill Blankenship, 30, U.S. Army sergeant at Fort Benning, Ga. took National Midwinter Pistol Championships in Tampa with record score (2,649 out of possible 2,700), won .22, .38 and .45 caliber events.

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Sandra Vitvitsky, 13-year-old jumper from Lake Placid, took on 24 boys in invitational jump at Lake Placid, defeated them with leaps of 83 and 79 feet for her eighth victory this season against male competition.

Brad Andres, 24, professional motorcyclist from San Diego, roared off with his third 200-mile American Motorcycle Association race for experts at Daytona Beach, averaged 98.06 mph astride a Harley-Davidson.

Marty Reisman, 30-year-old New Yorker, gave Washington, D.C. crowd lively demonstration in table tennis finesse, smashed the ball at speeds up to 110 mph, defeated Bobby Gusikoff for national title.

Mrs. Charles Payson, owner with brother Jock Whitney of Greentree Stable, saw their Ooweekin, 3-year-old son of Tom Fool-Indian Legend and dark horse for Kentucky Derby, take City of Aiken Cup at Aiken, S.C.

Bert Rumpel, 26, of West Germany, captain of Southern Illinois University swimming team, set NAIA records in 100-and 200-yard breaststroke (1:05.4 and 2:22.9) in Southern Illinois meet victory at Muncie, Ind.

Northrup Knox, 31, cattle farmer from East Aurora, N.Y. and world open court tennis champion, regained his national amateur title from defending champion James Bostwick in close match in Boston.