March 28, 1966
March 28, 1966

Table of Contents
March 28, 1966

Go-Go With Bobby Joe
Stowe Races
Lost Days
Basketball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


26 Go-go with Bobby Joe
A brilliant display of ball-hawking by Bobby Joe Hill led Texas Western to the NCAA basketball title

This is an article from the March 28, 1966 issue

30 France Has a Picnic in Vermont
Killy and crew skied away with most of the prizes in the U.S. Alpine Championships at Stowe

34 Showdown with a Punching Bag
Challenger George Chuvalo will take plenty of punishment from Cassius Clay, but not the title

38 A Stadium in a Studio
Lindsey Nelson tells how he once "re-created" baseball games for the Old Scotchman, Gordon McLendon

46 Shelters on a Scalloped Shore
A new kind of resort community on the California coast makes a strong appeal to sports-minded people

56 The Meanest Vamp at Sea
Ted Turner's stock boat wins the southern circuit and makes inland Atlanta a big-league deepwater city

62 Of Lost Days and a River
The trip down the Usumacinta was exciting, but it was the plane crash afterward that shaped the story

The departments

12 Scorecard
54 People
56 Boating
58 Bridge
79 Basketball's Week
80 For the Record
82 19th Hole

Cover photograph by James Drake

Credits on page 80


Next week

The masters preview by Gwilym Brown assesses why one of the Big Three should win again, considers the chances of the few real threats and poses questions.

The old golf tour had no millionaires, but its characters were paid off in laughs for what they missed in loot. Dan Jenkins writes of the glory days when Snead still had hair.

The unknown soldier was the caustic epithet applied to General William D. Eckert when he was named Commissioner of Baseball. A progress report on a determined man.