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February 29, 1960 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

THE QUESTION: Do basketball referees favor the home team? (Asked of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S basketball correspondents)

By Jimmy Jemail

Wild Town

A Real Wild Town

John Kieran's New York is a delightful jungle of living things, from algae to minks

By John O'Reilly

Basketball's Week

BASKETBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS February 26 to March 3

Olympics

The Heroes of Squaw Valley

Hordes of heroes emerged as the Olympic world converged on Squaw Valley, Calif. for the 1960 Winter Games.

By Roy Terrell

Daytona "500"

'IF YOU CAIN'T WRITE THIS YOU JUST CAIN'T WRITE'

The Daytona "500" stock-car race was so wild and woolly that even the oldtime drivers were impressed

By Alfred Wright

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

SCIENTIFIC ADVICE: 'SHUT UP!'

Food

Golfer's Stroganoff

A former Russian princess who is an active sportswoman has devised this special adaptation of a classic Russian dish

By Mary Frost Mabon

Sporting Look

Squaw is a furry festival

The Winter Games have brought out some of the most elegant skins ever seen anywhere, along with a few costumes that would startle a zoo-keeper

By Fred R. Smith

FROM RICHES TO RAGS

Baseball

The $3,300,000 smile

Walter O'Malley can afford it. Last year, his jolly Dodger crew made more money than any other team in baseball history

By James Murray

Swimming

Indiana makes a big splash

Hurrying toward national fame, the Hoosier swimmers beat mighty Michigan In a fine meet

By Kenneth Rudeen

Travel

SRO for serenity

In the uneasy Caribbean one place is enjoying an unprecedented tourist boom: Puerto Rico has almost more than it can handle

By Horace Sutton

Tip From The Top

Grooving the swing

Track

Four for the record book

An Australian stole the show, but three Americans set world marks, too, as the indoor track season reached its climax. The U.S. looks better than ever

By Tex Maule

Cards

A hand with a punch

By Charles Goren

Del Webb

THE WEBB OF MYSTERY

He is the very silent partner in the Yankee firm, but Del Webb has a history as colorful as any of his ballplayers. In fact, he played so hard he had to quit for good

By Joe David Brown

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: The readers take over

Pat On The Back

SAMUEL NORTON GERSON

'To maintain Olympic ideals'

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Arthur Murphy

A roundup of the sports information of the week

faces in the crowd...

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