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On this day in 1960, Wilt Chamberlain scores 58 points, the most ever by an NBA rookie, as Philadelphia beats Detroit 127-117 in Bethlehem, Penn. (John G. Zimmerman/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Wilt Chamberlain

On this day in 1960, Wilt Chamberlain scores 58 points, the most ever by an NBA rookie, as Philadelphia beats Detroit 127-117 in Bethlehem, Penn. (John G. Zimmerman/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Wilt Chamberlain

Roger Maris lights a cigar for his Yankees teammate Mickey Mantle before a 1960 game against the Indians. (Herb Scharfman/SI)

GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the New York Yankees

Roger Maris lights a cigar for his Yankees teammate Mickey Mantle before a 1960 game against the Indians. (Herb Scharfman/SI)
GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the New York Yankees

Happy 83rd birthday Arnold Palmer. In this photo, the legendary golfer celebrates after putting during the 1960 U.S. Open. (John G. Zimmerman)

GALLERY: Arnold Palmer’s SI covers | Arnold Palmer Through The Years

Happy 83rd birthday Arnold Palmer. In this photo, the legendary golfer celebrates after putting during the 1960 U.S. Open. (John G. Zimmerman)
GALLERY: Arnold Palmer’s SI covers | Arnold Palmer Through The Years

Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, and Jerry West of the Los Angeles Lakers pose before a Oct. 1970 practice. (Darryl Norenberg/WireImage)

GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Los Angeles Lakers | Rare Wilt Chamberlain Photos

Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, and Jerry West of the Los Angeles Lakers pose before a Oct. 1970 practice. (Darryl Norenberg/WireImage)
GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Los Angeles Lakers | Rare Wilt Chamberlain Photos

Cassius Clay stands on the podium after winning the gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. The U.S. boxing team of 2012 could’ve used Clay as they didn’t win a single medal despite sending 12 men to compete. SI’s Chris Mannix suggests that if the U.S. wants to turn things around in 2016, it needs to select a long-term coach, incorporate personal coaches and recruit past legends like Oscar de la Hoya to train the new crop of Olympic boxers. (Marvin E. Newman/SI)

MANNIX: USA boxing has plenty to do after first Olympics without a medal
GALLERY: The Best of Muhammad Ali | Tribute to Muhammad Ali

Cassius Clay stands on the podium after winning the gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. The U.S. boxing team of 2012 could’ve used Clay as they didn’t win a single medal despite sending 12 men to compete. SI’s Chris Mannix suggests that if the U.S. wants to turn things around in 2016, it needs to select a long-term coach, incorporate personal coaches and recruit past legends like Oscar de la Hoya to train the new crop of Olympic boxers. (Marvin E. Newman/SI)
MANNIX: USA boxing has plenty to do after first Olympics without a medalGALLERY: The Best of Muhammad Ali | Tribute to Muhammad Ali

An angry Tommy Bolt tosses his club after hitting two shots into the water during the 1960 U.S. Open at Cherry Hills Country Club in Englewood, Colo. Arnold Palmer would wind up winning the tournament by erasing a seven-stroke deficit in the final round, the greatest comeback in U.S. Open history. This year’s tournament begins today in San Francisco. (John G. Zimmerman/SI)

VAN SICKLE: Can Mickelson win after all the heartbreak?
DUSEK: Three major storylines to watch at the Open
BLOG: Follow all the action from the Olympic Club

An angry Tommy Bolt tosses his club after hitting two shots into the water during the 1960 U.S. Open at Cherry Hills Country Club in Englewood, Colo. Arnold Palmer would wind up winning the tournament by erasing a seven-stroke deficit in the final round, the greatest comeback in U.S. Open history. This year’s tournament begins today in San Francisco. (John G. Zimmerman/SI)
VAN SICKLE: Can Mickelson win after all the heartbreak?DUSEK: Three major storylines to watch at the OpenBLOG: Follow all the action from the Olympic Club

Jim Brown (No. 32) enjoys the view from the sideline during a 1960 game between the Browns and Eagles. The game took place at Franklin Field on the University of Pennsylvania campus. Brown is celebrating his 76th birthday today. (Neil Leifer/SI)

GALLERY: Top 32 All-Time Running Backs | Iconic Syracuse Photos
SI VAULT: Jim Brown - Why I play fullback (9.26.60)

Jim Brown (No. 32) enjoys the view from the sideline during a 1960 game between the Browns and Eagles. The game took place at Franklin Field on the University of Pennsylvania campus. Brown is celebrating his 76th birthday today. (Neil Leifer/SI)
GALLERY: Top 32 All-Time Running Backs | Iconic Syracuse PhotosSI VAULT: Jim Brown - Why I play fullback (9.26.60)