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September 11, 1961 | Volume 15, Issue 11

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Deane Beman Cover - Sports Illustrated September 11, 1961

September 11, 1961
The man with the golden grin and glowing cigar is Ralph Houk, manager of the Yankees. His joy is understandable, for his team has just wrapped up the American League pennant (well, almost) and...

September 11, 1961 | Jack Olsen
A fanciful (but by no means unbelievable) look at what might happen when Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris make their stretch runs at baseball's gaudiest record

September 11, 1961 | Kenneth Rudeen
Trotting's foremost event had a shocker of an ending as Harlan Dean murdered the opposition and set a world record in the 36th Hambletonian

September 11, 1961 | Alfred Wright
Britain's Walker Cup team lost to the U.S. 11 matches to one, but in the friendly atmosphere of true amateur golf they vowed to continue as long as the game is played

September 11, 1961 | Coles Phinizy
Whether he is after gold or merely groveling for a few rusty links in the chain of history, the treasure hunter works in a world full of danger and, often, disappointment

September 11, 1961
With the first big games only a week off, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED introduces the 1961 college season in its sixth annual football issue. There will be scouting reports on 167 major and small college...

September 11, 1961
Through the powerful eyes of Binoculars a sailor seeks the distant buoys, the rocks and reefs that are the water's guideposts; and a horseplayer follows the running around the vastness of a track....

September 11, 1961
Page 41: Trigère cape of purple-and-plum plaid wool is at Saks Fifth Avenue. Kislav gloves are suède. Man's suit of 60% wool, 40% Orion tweed, by Gordon-Ford, is $70 at MacNeil and Moore, Madison,...

September 11, 1961 | Gwilym S. Brown

September 11, 1961 | Charles Goren
Playing championship bridge can be terribly wearing on a person, and I have often felt that, other factors being equal, some persons have won tournaments simply because they were bigger, stronger...

September 11, 1961 | Virginia Kraft
Light snow and a warm spring left a bounty of game for most gunners, but for the waterfowl hunter the 1961 season may be the worst ever

September 11, 1961
Ever since the end of the 1960 hunting season a team of naturalists from the conservation-minded Olin Mathieson Chemical Corporation has been making an extensive study of the condition of U.S....

September 11, 1961 | Virginia Kraft
After receiving the recommendations of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the states last week announced the dates for 1961 waterfowl hunting. In all four flyways the year's poor breeding...

September 11, 1961 | Alice Higgins
"There were heroic deeds and excitement amidst the woods and water of two splendid estates near Ipswich, Mass. the other day, where three of the country's most important equestrian events were...

September 11, 1961 | John Hay
I lay in a hollow back of the shore, listening to the heave and splash of low waves. The sinking sun, like a colossal red balloon filled with water, swelled, flattened and, with a final rapidity,...

September 11, 1961 | John Hay
The best weeks of the year on the Cape follow Labor Day, when the crowds leave. Days are sparkling, nights are cool.

September 11, 1961

September 11, 1961
•Jackie Kemp, quarterback for the San Diego Chargers of the AFL, answering a fan's request to keep his passes in range of TV cameras: "I will do my best to develop a 21-inch pass."

September 11, 1961 | Herman Weiskopf
Each year the relief pitcher plays an increasing role in baseball. In 1951 starting pitchers finished their games more than one-third of the time: 36% in the NL, 39% in the AL. This season only...

September 11, 1961
BICYCLE RACING—In a rain-soaked final, JIM ROSSI of Chicago won his third consecutive National Championship, in Milwaukee. Jackie Simes of Westwood, N.J., two points behind Rossi's 17, was second....

September 11, 1961
Sylvie Hulsemann, a 17-year-old Luxembourg girl, won women's over-all title at the world water ski championships in Long Beach, Calif. Miss Hulsemann placed first in tricks, second in jumps and...

September 11, 1961
24—Hy Peskin37-40—John G. Zimmerman44-46—James Droke52-54—drowings by Michael Ramus63—map by William Bernstein70—A.P.73—A.P., Charles H. Merrill Jr.-Portland Press Herold, Andrew Kiedrick-Perth...

September 11, 1961
LIVELINESSSirs:I'm not convinced! What you fellers forget is that you can't change pints into square feet—and you dang sure can't bounce a baseball on a "steel plate imbedded in concrete" and...

September 11, 1961
He has a name for them