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February 20, 1961 Table Of Contents

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Pro Basketball

PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association games to the end of the season

Yesterday

The Bare-knuckle Legacy of Boxing

The early years of the prize ring were filled with mayhem, skulduggery and brutal fights

By Mitchell Rawson

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS February 17 to February 23

The Gang

HAIL, HAIL, THE GANG'S ALL HERE

All five members will benefit from the Patterson-Johansson fight next month. Right now, however, they are so busy feuding with one another that they sometimes seem to forget about the big fight coming up

By Robert H. Boyle

Son Of Saggy

THE DERBY FOR A SON OF SAGGY?

A colt called Carry Back, with unknown and unromantically named parents, is the favorite for the year's biggest horse race

By Whitney Tower

A EUROPEAN ARTIST DISCOVERS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GAME OF ALL...

Salt-Water Jockeys

SALT-WATER JOCKEYS

In jackets inspired by the bright geometry of international yachting code flags, this yearns sailors can sport their own initials and be as easy to spot as a jockey in his silks. For more new color-struck boating clothes, turn the page

By Fred R. Smith

Tennis

Strolling players

Pro and amateur tennis met in New York last week, but each was on its own side of the street

By Walter Bingham

Boxing

A fine win for dispirited Harold

A cautious but capable fighter with a mild name is now the light heavyweight champion of the entire world—except for Archie

By Gilbert Rogin

Cards

One against the book

By Charles Goren

Fishing

Long cold war at the edge of the sea

Stubborn anglers still fight against salt-water licenses, but if they win they may lose the chance to keep fishing

By Ed Zern

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Basketball's Week

Basketball's Week

By Mervin Hyman

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

GIFFORD AND FLETCH COCHRAN

A ball club out back

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