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July 02, 1962 | Volume 17, Issue 1

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Mickey Mantle Cover - Sports Illustrated July 02, 1962

July 02, 1962 | Walter Bingham

July 02, 1962 | Tex Maule
For the first time, four Americans run the mile in under four minutes. But the U.S. track team, preparing to meet the Russians and Poles, faces new and toughened opposition

July 02, 1962 | Dolly Connelly
Natives of the state of Washington are cagy about the places they love, but Dolly Connelly spills the beans for visitors to Seattle's World's Fair

July 02, 1962 | Gwilym S. Brown

July 02, 1962
Mel Allen, the New York Yankees' announcer, has parlayed energy, experience and southern-fried drolleries into a successful career. Huston Horn reports, and how 'bout that?

July 02, 1962 | Robert Creamer

July 02, 1962 | Huston Horn
After years of coddling the rubberneck, travel agents are suddenly rediscovering the fact that tourists are happiest when they're busy

July 02, 1962 | Jack Nicklaus
Winning the National Open was, in many respects, a culmination of all the things Jack Nicklaus has learned since joining the professional tour. Now, from his experience, a trio of vital lessons

July 02, 1962 | Arthur Zich
By making the most of every wisp of wind the 34-year-old schooner 'Niña' gave the favorites a drubbing in the Bermuda race

July 02, 1962 | Robert H. Boyle

July 02, 1962 | Robert H. Boyle
GETTING THERE: Monticello is 90 miles from New York City by the N.Y. State Thruway and Route 17—the Quickway. Most Catskill hotels will arrange for limousine service from local and New York...

July 02, 1962

July 02, 1962
•Sammy Baugh, on the improvement in high school football: "The algebra teacher used to be the football coach. Now the football coach is the algebra teacher."

July 02, 1962 | Herman Weiskopf
AMERICAN LEAGUEYogi Berra of New York (see page 10) offered his sympathies to the Orioles and said of the injured Gus Triandos, "It's too bad. He's a big clog in your machine." The Yankees had...

July 02, 1962
16-21—Ted Bronstein from Rapho-Guillumette22—Tony Triolo23—Doug Kennedy28—Werner Stoy44—John Weatherill-Bermuda News Bureau54—map by Bill Bernstein57—A.P.58—A.P., Aycock Brown, U.P.I. (2), The New...

July 02, 1962
BOATING—DE COURSEY FALES, 74, skippered the equally ageless 34-year-old schooner Niña to victory in the Newport-Bermuda race (see page 44). Niña on corrected time became the first schooner since...

July 02, 1962
Nick Bancroft, 21, continuing a family rowing tradition that began in 1877, was elected captain of next year's Harvard crew. Nick's father, grandfather and great-grandfather all rowed for the...

July 02, 1962
OPEN AND SHUTSirs:I nominate Jack Nicklaus for Sportsman of the Decade. In the face of a tested winner with a reputation for stretch-run victory, in front of a completely lopsided gallery, watched...

July 02, 1962 | Pat Ryan
? When was the first British Open championship played? Who won it?

July 02, 1962 | Mal Mallette
Ernie Shore, a tall, lanky pitcher from North Carolina, made himself comfortable in the corner of the Red Sox dugout at Fenway Park in Boston. It promised to be a long, lazy afternoon for...