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


Paavo Kotila, 32-year-old farmer from Veteli, Finland, earns victory-wreath after outstriding 166 other long-distance runners in 26-mile Boston marathon. "After the first five miles it was easy," said a jaunty Kotila.

This is an article from the May 2, 1960 issue Original Layout

Sandra Haynie of Austin, Texas, at 16 the youngest golfer to hold both the Texas Women's Amateur and public links titles, took her fourth consecutive Austin Women's championship with a 1 over par performance.

Larry Wood, 22-year-old Colorado University freshman, smashed his way to victory in National Intercollegiate handball championships at Boulder, Colo., with 21-16, 21-10 win over Dick Beeler of Texas University.

Wilma Rudolph, 19-year-old Tennessee State sophomore, set American records in 100-and 220-yard dashes to lead her college to its sixth straight national AAU women's indoor track championship at Chicago.

Bobby Riggs, 42, former national lawn tennis champion and onetime Davis Cup star, turned his hand to paddle tennis, proceeded to defeat Fred Barazani 6-3, 6-4 for national open singles championship at New York.

Ethel Dize, longtime Baltimore duckpin bowling ace, averaged a startling 140 pins per game, for total of 1,259 to set a nine-game women's world record in national duckpin bowling congress tournament at Richmond.