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July 24, 1961 | Volume 15, Issue 4

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated July 24, 1961

July 24, 1961
Timothea Schneider, student of naval architecture at University of Michigan, skippered Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club entry to victory in Long Island Sound women's sailing championships,...

July 24, 1961 | Roy Terrell

July 24, 1961 | Henry Longhurst
Helped by two fantastic shots, Palmer overcame filthy weather and a ferocious course to win one of golf's classic championships, the British Open

July 24, 1961
The two big four-masted barks looked as formidable as a pair of sharks in a shoal of mackerel at the start of the 22nd Transpacific yacht race. But even though they were in the race, the Japanese...

July 24, 1961 | Ray Cave

July 24, 1961
The first color pictures from the U.S.-Russian track meet, taken by Jerry Cooke, capture the exciting highlights of last week's incisive American victory in Moscow's Lenin Stadium.

July 24, 1961

July 24, 1961 | Walter Bingham
Yankee Whitey Ford, best pitcher in baseball, has never won 20 games in a season. This year he will make it, and might even have 10 to spare

July 24, 1961 | Fred R. Smith
Gathered here in the noonday glare of a beach is a small selection of the thousands of kinds of sunglasses on sale in America. They vary in color, in shape and in the materials from which they are...

July 24, 1961 | George Walsh
The World Champions won't talk about the Doc who just might have prevented Vern Law's sore shoulder

July 24, 1961 | Charles Goren
Commuter trains may or may not be fast, but commuter bridge always is. The game has as many versions as there are railroads, and every one of them involves the goulash—a dealing method designed to...

July 24, 1961 | Robert H. Boyle

July 24, 1961 | Herman Weiskopf
Injuries do not appear in the standings, but they often affect them. While Baltimore's Jim Gentile rested an injured hand, Marv Throneberry took his place at first base. In two games Throneberry...

July 24, 1961
BICYCLE RACING—JACQUES ANQUETIL of France pedaled into the lead on the first day of the Tour de France and 14 days, 2,729 miles later coasted into Paris, over-all winner by more than four hours.

July 24, 1961
10—Morris Rosenfeld, Cincinnati Enquirer, Hoi Swiggett San Antonio Express, Pictoriol Parade, New York Times, A.P.24, 28—John G. Zimmerman29—Dan Hardesty35—Arnold Post36—Walter Iooss Jr.38—Herb...

July 24, 1961
OPEN TENNISSirs:Well, you saw what happened after your fine article on tennis (Open the Door, Stockholm! July 10)—the bigwigs decided not to decide. It wasn't your fault, though; keep on...

July 24, 1961
'We're in charge'

July 24, 1961

July 24, 1961
Stakes races through August 6

July 24, 1961 | Arlie W. Schardt
Ralph Metcalfe, best sprinter of the early '30s, won everything but the race that really counted