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June 12, 1961 | Volume 14, Issue 23

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June 12, 1961

June 12, 1961
Fred Hill, an Ohsweken, Ont. Indian, drove winning horses in all eight races of opening-day harness racing at Beamsville (Ont.) Fairgrounds—the first such sweep at a North American meet and the...

June 12, 1961 | Ray Cave
Army and Navy, those classic rivals, celebrate graduation time with fun and games at West Point and Annapolis, and both win approval from several thousand pretty guests

June 12, 1961 | Walter Bingham
Perhaps what the Navy lacrosse team needed was Joe Bellino, whose mere presence on an athletic field seems to turn Army to jelly. Unfortunately for the lacrossers, Bellino was at West Point last...

June 12, 1961 | Kenneth Rudeen
The 50th anniversary '500' was a festival of American superlatives, but even in ninth place Britain's Cooper carried the flag of change

June 12, 1961 | Kenneth Rudeen
Below, in drawings made on the scene, are those moments of furious action when, in the last stages of the race, the seeming winner had victory torn from him—and then handed back. Young A. J. Foyt...

June 12, 1961
The Communist world has made many assaults on cultural pursuits during the past 40 years, but even the expert Russians are impressed—and perhaps alarmed by a crash sports program begun in Red...

June 12, 1961
Old Archie Moore, 25 years a professional, fights a return match with Giulio Rinaldi, the young Italian who defeated him last October. Gilbert Rogin covers the bout.

June 12, 1961 | Whitney Tower
The 65-to-1 shot, Sherluck, knocked off the favorite, ruined Jack Price's Triple Crown hopes and emptied the pockets of thousands

June 12, 1961 | Alfred Wright

June 12, 1961
All times are E.D.T.

June 12, 1961
In a blur of flashing color the victorious Ferrari of the 1960 Grand Prix of Endurance rushes past the camera of Marvin Newman, who here and in six fallowing pages reflects the special mood of...

June 12, 1961 | Tex Maule
Good trades, a rookie pitcher and some odd target shooting help the Reds pull a surprise

June 12, 1961 | Gwilym S. Brown
At 49, Sam Snead, winner in the Canada Cup, may be playing the best golf of his life

June 12, 1961 | John Lovesey
Manuel Santana wins in France and becomes the first Spaniard ever to take a Big Four championship

June 12, 1961 | Roger Williams
Tommy Sullivan and Bruce Kidd are high school students, but they humbled their elders at Compton

June 12, 1961 | Jonathan Rhoades

June 12, 1961 | Herman Weiskopf

June 12, 1961
BOATING—WINSOME III, 36-foot sloop owned by Ches Rickard of the Royal Vancouver YC and skippered by Bonar Davis, battled tricky tides, shifty winds and some of the toughest sailing skippers on the...

June 12, 1961
14—Donald Sinclair, Charles H. Anderson—Gilloon, Stockport News Photo Service, John Williams18—James Drake19—Tony Triolo20, 21—James Drake22, 23—Tony Triolo26, 27—Eastfoto28—China Photo...

June 12, 1961
PLAYING FOR PAYSirs:Your quotation of Coach Glen Rose regarding the buyability of a recruited basketball player (SCORECARD, May 22) reminds me of a statement by the great William Lawrence, late...

June 12, 1961
Tame whoopers

June 12, 1961 | Gwilym Brown
A U.S. Open golf quiz to excite the memory and increase the knowledge of the fans and the armchair experts

June 12, 1961 | Carleton Mitchell
Hardly, says net star Welby Van Horn, who starts raising champions at the age of 8 in Puerto Rico