May 02, 1960
May 02, 1960

Table of Contents
May 2, 1960

New Season
Deadly Spray
The Derby
Fitness From The Cradle
  • The week of May 1 to 7 has been designated by President Eisenhower as National Youth Fitness Week, and the happy family shown at right is making its own special and significant contribution to it. They have been chosen by Sports Illustrated and Bonnie Prudden to introduce a new program that will help American parents to build a fit generation of children right in their own home—from babyhood on

Water Polo
Sporting Hollywood
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


14 New Season—Old Ted
There were heroes in both leagues, but none so dramatic as the 41-year-old Ted Williams

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18 Mad Night in Montana
Martin Kane examines the ifs, ands and butts-of last week's middleweight title fight

20 The Deadly Spray
Man's war on insects is taking a frightful toll of game and may threaten man himself

26 Dreams of Glory
The Los Angeles Chargers hold a four-day amateur show for would-be football players

29 Bluebloods and Red Roses
Whitney Tower's Kentucky Derby preview, plus paintings by Morton Roberts

42 Part I: Golf for Women
First of three lessons from a book Tommy Armour calls "a great boon to women golfers"

57 Fitness from the Cradle
Bonnie Prudden presents a startling innovation: an exercise program for babies

79 Sporting Hollywood
Movie people are engaged in sport more than ever, but the grandiose grandeur is gone

The departments

6 Scorecard
8 Coming Events
13 Editorial
60 Golf
67 Charles Goren
68 Shooting
71 Water Polo
88 For the Record
89 19th Hole
92 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 88

Cover: Kentucky Derby

When Artist Morton Roberts visited Churchill Downs he succeeded in capturing on his canvases some classic scenes at Louisville, which he presents and describes on pages 36-40.

Painting by Morton Roberts


Next week

•A thousand-mile cruise by outboard from Seattle to the great glaciers and towering icebergs of Alaska, with a cruise map and details on how to get there and what to see.

•Luis Aparicio, the happy-go-lucky White Sox shortstop, is no bigger than a bat boy, but he makes the big plays with major grace, passion and a little bit of hot dog.

•A Sporting Look preview of the summer, as reflected in the clothes selected by SPORTS ILLUSTRATED's fashion editors for sea and air travel to Europe and the Rome Olympics.