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September 18, 1961 | Volume 15, Issue 12

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated September 18, 1961

September 18, 1961 | Herman Weiskopf
Baseball fans can't cut a major league season down the middle like a watermelon and pick the half that looks better. But if they could they would find some interesting differences in the...

September 18, 1961 | Mervin Hyman
THE EAST

September 18, 1961
18—Publifoto19—A.P.20—Hy Peskin22—Wil Blanche23—John Iacono32, 33—Hy Peskin34, 35—James Drake, Hy Peskin36-38—Marvin E. Newman41—Walter Iooss Jr.,42—Robert D. Huntzinger50—Jay B. Leviton58—Art...

September 18, 1961
Earl Stewart Jr., little-known host-pro at Oak Cliff Country Club, shot a 278 to win the $30,000 Dallas Open golf tourney by one stroke, over Arnold Palmer, et al., and became the first pro to win...

September 18, 1961
BASEBALL—PONCHATOULA (La.), squeezing five runs in the ninth inning out of walks, bloops and bleeders, defeated Grand Rapids (Mich.) at Wichita, Kans. 9-8 for the National Non-Pro Baseball...

September 18, 1961
LITTER BOARDSSirs:I was both amazed and discouraged by the paradoxical position my favorite magazine took under SCORECARD in the Sept. 4 issue. You urge that we Bring Back the Billboards and under...

September 18, 1961
Ducks for dinner

September 18, 1961
DEATH AT MONZA

September 18, 1961
•Casey Stengel, on the sacking of Milwaukee Manager Charley Dressen: "Anybody who talks too much is going to have trouble, like I did.... I respect anybody who lasts over one year as a manager."

September 18, 1961 | Philip Payne
America's Phil Hill was hastened to the world driving championship by the combat death of rival Wolfgang von Trips, whose car shockingly killed 14 spectators

September 18, 1961 | Walter Bingham
A season of struggling to win with percentage baseball is doomed when the best plans of Walter Alston go awry

September 18, 1961 | Huston Horn
As Australia's men once again smash U.S. hopes at Forest Hills, ladies from three continents steal the tennis show for themselves

September 18, 1961
The toughest opposition facing the football team at Fort Meade High, east of Tampa, Fla., is not another football team but a sand hill. Stealing a trick from Australian Miler Herb Elliott, who...

September 18, 1961
By the serene shore of a lake in New York's Central Park, an Afghan hound named Bubbles (or, more formally, Babou Bali Hai of Quo Vadis) regards his pensive mistress Cheryl Bellamy with a gaze...

September 18, 1961 | Mervin Hyman

September 18, 1961
The most attractive young boxer around today is Cassius Clay of Louisville, who is also the vainest, most confident and most confusing. His aim: to succeed Floyd Patterson.

September 18, 1961
From the first hot training days of early September to the oftentimes bitterly cold playing days of November, thousands of young athletes run, knock heads, strain, pound and sometimes suffer...

September 18, 1961 | Mervin Hyman
THE EAST 42THE SOUTH 50THE MIDWEST 58THE SOUTHWEST 66THE WEST 72SMALL COLLEGES 77

September 18, 1961 | Mervin Hyman

September 18, 1961 | Mervin Hyman

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September 18, 1961 | Mervin Hyman

September 18, 1961 | Mervin Hyman

September 18, 1961
A Frenchman's view

September 18, 1961 | Charles Goren
When General Alfred M. Gruenther first gained prominence as General Eisenhower's chief of staff in World War II, he already had an international reputation as a contract bridge personality. During...

September 18, 1961 | Gerald Holland

September 18, 1961 | Gerald Holland
"I'm the Only Boy in the World (Can Take a Biscuit Apart)," words and music by Jay Flippen-Gilbert Wells. © Copyright 1925 by Pickwick Music Corporation, New York, N. Y. © Copyright Renewed 1952...

September 18, 1961 | Frank Kilburn Coffee
In the spendthrift 1920s wealthy sportsmen competed in a dizzy contest to build the most glittering pleasure craft on the seas

September 18, 1961 | Maury Allen
A college football quiz to test the memory and add to the knowledge of the casual fan and the armchair expert

September 18, 1961
Stakes through October 7