Publish date:

1960

Author:

Worry, worry. Is doing the Twist bad for the back? Will the Pill promote promiscuity? Is it safe to shower? (Surely you saw Psycho.) And how do you pitch Maz? The Yankees blow that one, and the Pirates win the Series. The Eagles, Celtics, Canadiens, Ohio State (basketball) and Minnesota (football) win, too. For them, no worry.

AND INTRODUCING...
Cassius Clay, the best American prospect for a gold medal, likes to display supreme confidence by doing intricate dance steps between passages of boxing.
—SI, AUG. 29

The logo of the Boston Patriots, one of the new American Football League's eight teams.

Good wood: The Splendid Splinter hits a home run in his final at bat.

Jake LaMotta tells a Senate panel that he threw a fight in 1947.

Arnold Palmer adds the U.S. Open to his Masters title.

U.S. sprinter Wilma Rudolph wins three gold medals at the Summer Olympics in Rome.

A circuit clout for the ages. Bill Mazeroski's seventh-game, ninth-inning, World Series-winning, Yankee-beating homer provides high drama at Forbes Field.

The First Couple-Elect.

EIGHT PHOTOS

PHOTO

MARVIN E. NEWMAN

"There won't be much of a delay. We only have to change one spark plug and 42 sweatshirts."
—DON DRYSDALE, DODGER PITCHER, AFTER THE TEAM'S PLANE MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING