SI Vault

May 08, 1967 | Volume 26, Issue 19

Previous Previous
Kenny Berry Cover - Sports Illustrated May 08, 1967

May 08, 1967

May 08, 1967
•Joe Azcue, Cleveland catcher, upon receiving the Golden Tomahawk award for being the Indians' most underrated player in 1966: "Thank you. The only thing I can say is that I'm still underrated."

May 08, 1967 | Edwin Shrake

May 08, 1967 | Gwilym S. Brown
At the Penn and Drake Relays last weekend, all sorts of runners turned in quarter-mile times just fractions off the world record, but it was Jim Ryun of Kansas who ran two of the most splendid...

May 08, 1967 | William Leggett

May 08, 1967
Buzzie Bavasi begins a four-part series (with Jack Olsen) on what it's like to be general manager of the Dodgers with a behind-the-scenes account of the Koufax-Drysdale holdout.

May 08, 1967 | Whitney Tower
"Churchill Downs is like a county fair back home," says Oklahoma-born Paul Davis. "Only it's more supercharged. Racing at Saratoga is elegant, almost exclusive. At Churchill Downs there's much...

May 08, 1967 | Garry Valk
In January of this year SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S circulation hit one and a quarter million—a long way from the 450,000 we had when we started publishing in 1954. Although no further increase had been...

May 08, 1967 | Virginia Kraft

May 08, 1967
On the Sunday afternoons he spends in Claremont, Calif. at his parents' home, Bob Seagren, the U.S. pole-vault champion, usually skateboards with his brother (SI, Feb. 20) on the six-mile concrete...

May 08, 1967 | Frank Deford
Alex Hannum and Wilt Chamberlain began to build toward an NBA title nearly four years ago. They finally won it, with a different team

May 08, 1967 | Robert H. Boyle
Old wives and young children have told extraordinary tales about dragonflies. Now an amateur flytier tells the real story, and he suggests that these interesting insects may turn out to be more...

May 08, 1967 | Jack Nicklaus
Most tall golfers think they must go through a series of contortions to get themselves into position to hit a golf ball. They do a deep knee bend or they curve their backs or slouch their...

May 08, 1967 | Charles Goren
The strength of a bridge team, like that of a chain, is measured by its weakest link. American methods for selecting an international team often have been criticized because we frequently end up...

May 08, 1967 | Henry Blyth

May 08, 1967 | Herman Weiskopf

May 08, 1967 | Herman Weiskopf
Steve Barber of the Orioles (right) wearily surveyed the scene before him in last Sunday's game against the Tigers. He had a no-hit, no-run game going, with two outs in the ninth. The score was...

May 08, 1967
BASKETBALL—NBA: PHILADELPHIA won its third play off championship, and its first since 1956, when the 76ers defeated San Francisco 125-122 in the sixth game to take the series 4-2 (page 54).

May 08, 1967
Mark Ouellette, a fifth-grader from Augusta, Me. who "loves all sports," showed he was also good at them when he entered his first tournament of any kind—the 9- and 10-year-old checkers and...

May 08, 1967
19A—Neil Leifer19-25—Shel Hershorn-Black Star27—Rich Clarkson28, 29—Richard Thomson-Boston Sunday Advertiser, Bob Peterson, Herb Scharfman30, 33—Herb Scharfman42—Robert Grimm, Reporters Associés,...

May 08, 1967
CAMPGROUNDSSirs:I'm glad your "transom" was big enough to accommodate Gerard W. O'Connor. His essay, Yes, Darling, but Who Was on Third? (April 24), evoked pangs of delight, nostalgia—and...