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Sore Loser

July 11, 1960
July 11, 1960

Table of Contents
July 11, 1960

Olympic Heights
Part II Teach Your Child To Swim
  • Two weeks ago Matt Mann, drawing on his 52 years of experience as a swimming coach, began a series of lessons in basic swimming by presenting his simple technique for teaching the crawl stroke. This week Coach Mann continues his instructions by showing how to teach children the backstroke

Boxing
Tennis
Horse Shows
Sporting Look
Tahiti
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

Sore Loser

Howling at twilight, his face a tortured but truculent mask, Carmen Basilio taunts the ringside photographs in salt lake City as Referee Pete Giacoma watches apprehensively. At the end of the eighth round of his futile, furious battle to regain the middlewieght title from Gene Fullmer, Basilio was knocked down with a left hook, a fall that he yelled. Basilio lost on a TKO in the 12th (see page 48), barbarously beaten but unbowed.

This is an article from the July 11, 1960 issue

PHOTOHY PESKIN