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June 05, 1961 | Volume 14, Issue 22

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June 05, 1961

June 05, 1961
•Cleveland Indian Manager Jimmie Dykes's theory on Casey Stengel's greatest asset as a manager: "He's independently wealthy."

June 05, 1961 | Ray Cave

June 05, 1961 | Ray Cave
Harness racing came to New York in 1940 under the most powerful of political auspices. Party and state officials had worked behind the scenes to push the enabling legislation and later turned up...

June 05, 1961 | Tex Maule
During a weekend of fine performances in California and New York, Ralph Boston (left) hurled his long, slender body farther than any man before him

June 05, 1961 | Whitney Tower
If he wins this week's 93rd running of the Belmont Stakes, Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Carry Back will achieve a distinction that in nearly 100 years of American Thoroughbred racing has...

June 05, 1961
It is well known to science that fish without hair swim the fastest, but the same is not necessarily true of human beings. This quartet of racing mermen from Florida's Fort Lauderdale High sheared...

June 05, 1961 | Rex Lardner

June 05, 1961
It's Le Mans time in France again—a time for cookouts and carnivals while the 24-hour road race whistles past. An unusual view of the event is presented in eight pages of color.

June 05, 1961
An ocean race is a time of no rest. The fresh headwinds of morning die to fitful zephyrs in the midwatch. And though the boat may be alone on a vast circle of ocean, the man at the wheel must keep...

June 05, 1961
All limes are E.D.T.

June 05, 1961 | Alice Higgins
In the world of hunt meetings, the fashions are British, the participants distinguished, the riding rugged—but all blend together with a picnic mood to create a unique country sport

June 05, 1961 | Charles Goren
It is possible that the 10th World Bridge Championship might have ended differently if my good friend Dr. Pierre Jaïs had been in Buenos Aires with the French team. Playing with five players...

June 05, 1961 | Tex Maule
He's the best kind, says Pittsburgh Coach George Sisler, who doesn't like 'guessers'

June 05, 1961 | Walter Bingham
Italy's Giulio Rinaldi, who upset Archie Moore in Rome, hopes to do it again for the title next week

June 05, 1961 | John O'Reilly
Public hunting in national parks? It will be tried this fall, to keep animals from starving

June 05, 1961 | William O'Hallaren
Every spring, in late March, a pair of soaring shadows flit across the big window of our living room, and a bit later there is a sound from the skies like-high and triumphant bugles. For man, bird...

June 05, 1961 | Herman Weiskopf

June 05, 1961
BOXING—BOB CLEROUX, hard-swinging heavyweight from Montreal, whacked Roy Harris of Cut 'N Shoot. Texas to the canvas once in the third and twice in the fourth in Houston. When Harris was unable to...

June 05, 1961
14—John G. Zimmerman15—A.P., Fons Iannelli, John G. Zimmerman17—Allied Pix21—Art Rickerby-Pix22, 23—Fraser Hole-Miami Daily News from Gilloon56, 61—U.P.I.84—Shel Hershorn-Black Star

June 05, 1961
WHEREVERSirs:In recent years international athletics have gone a long way toward achieving world understanding. Therefore why did you have to print Gary Player's admittedly unqualified personal...

June 05, 1961
Fitness bee

June 05, 1961
The major dog shows in June

June 05, 1961 | Maury Allen
The Yankees have four of the best in the business despite a catching shortage in baseball