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June 04, 1962 | Volume 16, Issue 22

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Willie Mays Cover - Sports Illustrated June 04, 1962

June 04, 1962 | Walter Bingham

June 04, 1962 | John O'Reilly
In beautiful Anhinga Trail's once clear waters, now a mass of soupy mud as a result of the interminable drought that is devastating south Florida, an alligator caught a garfish (above) and fought...

June 04, 1962
Bloomfield Hills is an executives-only suburban community outside Detroit, and the good life there can be as stimulating as a high-horsepower race to the top of a rising auto-industry sales chart....

June 04, 1962 | William F. Talbert
"Perfect style, inexhaustible stamina, even the best strokes are of no avail," wrote an early authority on tennis, "if the brain that governs the hands is not taking stock of strategic positions...

June 04, 1962
Famed old Oakmont once more is host to the U.S. Open. The difficulties of the course are shown in impressive color photographs and are discussed in detail by Alfred Wright.

June 04, 1962 | Floyd Patterson

June 04, 1962 | Tex Maule
The American Football League lost its first head-on scrimmage with the NFL when a U.S. District Judge refused to call a penalty

June 04, 1962 | Jack Nicklaus
Too many of us, I think, reach for a chipping or pitching club on those delicate little shots around the green that might be better executed with a putter. The playing conditions, of course, must...

June 04, 1962 | Charles Goren
"There arrived in the mail the other day an intriguing letter from a good friend of mine, Don Von Eisner of Hilo, Hawaii. Don's profession is the writing of mysteries, and one of his creations is...

June 04, 1962 | Robert Cantwell
Four Russian masters evolve a devious plan to keep on top of the world's biggest chess event

June 04, 1962 | Paul Hyde Bonner
Though the river's valley is sometimes called Speyside, it is far more often referred to as Strathspey, the prefix "strath" being the Gaelic word for a broad valley beside a river. By any name it...

June 04, 1962 | Paul Hyde Bonner
In Scotland there are about 180 rivers and 50 lochs where salmon can be found. Almost every yard of lakefront or riverbank where the fishing is good is privately owned and very hard to get at....

June 04, 1962
BOATING—RABBIT, one of the smallest sloops in the Storm Trysail race, popped out of the hat to surprise a 121-boat fleet and win the 200-mile event between Larchmont and Block Island. It was the...

June 04, 1962
James Court, president of the Duck Lake Golf Club in his home town of Albion, Mich., shot an improbable two holes in one on the same nine while playing a round with his regular foursome. He...

June 04, 1962
18-23—Lynn Pelham from Rapho-Guillumette20—maps by William Bernstein31—John G. Zimmerman47—A.P., Tom C. Dillard52—A.P.69—Norm Burlingame, Barbara Bledsoe-Kingsport Times News, A.P., Milwaukee...

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June 04, 1962
•Alabama Coach Bear Bryant, to a nationwide radio audience: "Georgia Tech will be the No. 1 football team in the nation next year."

June 04, 1962 | Herman Weiskopf

June 04, 1962
BLURRED IMAGESirs:Jerry Lucas certainly has created an image in Cincinnati (Why I Am Turning Pro, May 21), but I don't think it's the image of a clean-cut all-American boy. This matter goes...

June 04, 1962 | Pat Ryan
A Belmont Stakes quiz to test the ingenuity and add to the knowledge of the $2 bettor and the armchair expert

June 04, 1962 | Walt Sibley
In 1902 an automobile trip of just 40 miles into fishing country was an unpredictable venture for hardy souls only