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September 25, 1961 | Volume 15, Issue 13

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Bart Starr Cover - Sports Illustrated September 25, 1961

September 25, 1961
ROGER AND OUT

September 25, 1961
•Russell Whitley, Miami heavyweight, after two straight knockout victories: "I haven't taken out no money yet. Me and my manager are saving my purses, and someday when we get enough we're going to...

September 25, 1961 | Tex Maule

September 25, 1961 | Tex Maule
Dick Attlescy, 110-meter hurdlesWorld record 1950, 13.5

September 25, 1961 | Walter Bingham
For most of last week Roger Maris looked as if he needed help desperately in his assault on Ruth's record, but then in Detroit he regained his batting eye

September 25, 1961 | Alfred Wright
Blond and awesome Mr. Nicklaus wins the National Amateur, as expected, while a band of fellow college boys unexpectedly overpowers one of the tournament's finest fields

September 25, 1961
With his corps of natty ushers, "crowd engineer" Andy Frain handles spectators at major sports events and frustrates the crashers. A report on this odd occupation by Rex Lardner.

September 25, 1961
If these bathing beauties are competent evidence, stretchable suits and compressible girls will be the fashion in 1962. What stretch did before for skiers (and skier watchers) it now promises to...

September 25, 1961
Oh...! what? Nobody could hear what Goalkeeper Lawrie Leslie was saying as he drove his fist into the turf of a soccer field in West Ham, England, and it was probably just as well. As the smaller...

September 25, 1961
This looks like a fraternity initiation thought up by an entrance committee that wanted to keep its membership to a minimum. Actually, it is a survival exercise for Peace Corps volunteers. Besides...

September 25, 1961 | Huston Horn

September 25, 1961
This is the time of year for which a hunting dog is born, a time in which the scent of upland game stirring restlessly in yellowed fields triggers many an ancient and atavistic memory in nostrils...

September 25, 1961 | Tex Maule
After a careful apprenticeship in the difficult art of changing signals at the line of scrimmage, a fresh wave of quarterbacks is moving in

September 25, 1961

September 25, 1961
EASTERN DIVISION

September 25, 1961 | Whitney Tower
Unwanted by most tracks and spurned by many owners, a traditional sport is in trouble. Part V of a series on racing's problems

September 25, 1961 | Edwin Pope
The weather was awful, but Pitt's Fred Cox played a whale of a game to begin the season

September 25, 1961 | Mervin Hyman
THE MIDWEST

September 25, 1961 | Mervin Hyman
Penn State over Navy. Without Joe Bellino, the Middies will be hard pressed to stay afloat against the big, fierce and highly optimistic Nittany Lions.

September 25, 1961 | Gilbert Rogin

September 25, 1961
BASEBALL—Unrated GARDENA (Calif.) put together a walk, a wild pitch and a single to upset the defending champion, Clearwater Bombers, 1-0 in the opening game of the world softball tournament in...

September 25, 1961
John Weigert, 13, Cypress Gardens, Fla., set world junior boys' jumping record of 81 feet during the Greater Miami water ski championships, added victories in the slalom and trick events to score...

September 25, 1961
20—E.Y. Lee21—Tony Triolo22—John G. Zimmerman, (2), Jim Vincent-Oregon Journal23—Phil Bath24—Tony Triolo, Harry Redl25—John G. Zimmerman26, 27—Art Shay28, 29—Jon Brenneis32, 33—London Daily...

September 25, 1961 | Maury Allen
As time ran out on Maris and Mantle (three games to go for 154), Roger led Babe Ruth by a couple of games, but Mickey was apparently out of the race. Meanwhile, New York won two from Detroit,...

September 25, 1961
COURT ORDERSirs:I don't know anything about the USLTA, but I do know this guy Dennis Ralston is a spoiled brat (SCORECARD, Sept. 11). I've seen him on many occasions pull some baby act that made...

September 25, 1961
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