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July 16, 1962 | Volume 17, Issue 3

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Igor Ter-Ovanesyan Cover - Sports Illustrated July 16, 1962

July 16, 1962 | John F. Kennedy/President
When a citizen of Greece returned home after a victory in the Olympic Games he was escorted triumphally into the city through a hole which had been ripped in its wall. Thus the city-state was...

July 16, 1962 | John F. Kennedy/President
It would be pleasant if the attainment and maintenance of physical fitness could be pure fun, if good physical condition could be achieved and maintained through infrequent participation in sports...

July 16, 1962 | Thomas Brody
There were three cheers on the banks of the Schuylkill as Philadelphia celebrated the Fourth of July in its annual Independence Day Regatta, but none was for the Red, White and Blue

July 16, 1962 | Tex Maule

July 16, 1962 | Tex Maule
Hal Connolly HAMMERPaul Drayton 400-METER RELAYValerl Brumel HIGH JUMPIgor Ter-Ovanesyan BROAD JUMPPyotr Bolotnikov 10,000 METERSDallas Long SHOTPUTAl Oerter DISCUSAnatoli Vedyakoy 20-KM WALKWilma...

July 16, 1962
This boy, alone with his dog, poling a raft he built himself along a quiet stretch where the Mississippi flows by a big drooping willow, is James Edward Lucy, 12. He lives on Island 26 between...

July 16, 1962 | Alfred Wright
Britain is not producing top-caliber golfers as it once did. Maybe the incentive is lacking because tournament purses are small, or maybe the Americans and the Australians are too good

July 16, 1962
A Portfolio in color of golf pros ripping and tearing their not-so-gentle ways around a course. Also a report from Alfred Wright on the 1962 British Open in Troon, Scotland.

July 16, 1962
The bikes are spider-light and spit-shine clean, and as they spin along the roads of France they twinkle merrily and make a singing sound. Less merry are the riders. Day after day, working grimly,...

July 16, 1962 | Jimmy Breslin
The discovery that Newsboy Moriarty left $2,590,525.52 lying around in garages prompts some recollections of his career by a man who used to bet with him and now wants his $10 back

July 16, 1962 | John Lovesey
Except for the fact that the Australian favorite came in first, upsets were the dominant theme in this year's unpredictable Wimbledon

July 16, 1962 | Charles Goren
The world of tournament players is a continent-wide expanse of narrow enclaves linked by a most remarkably active grapevine. In recent weeks the grapevine has been humming with news of new lineups...

July 16, 1962 | Myron Cope
He may be 42 or 55, but his sidearm fast ball has the hum of youth about it. At an age when most ballplayers have retired, Diomedes Olivo comes on strong for the Pirates

July 16, 1962 | William Leggett
Two young men and a fresh 'big horse' bring off a notable surprise

July 16, 1962 | Dan Jenkins

July 16, 1962 | Herman Weiskopf
Minnesota Manager Sam Mele was a benevolent liar. Mele thought he detected an abnormal quiet among his players following four straight losses. "So I told them it was my birthday and how about...

July 16, 1962
BOATING—AMERICA'S CUP 12-meter candidates spent a week racing in the first series of observation trials oft" Newport, R.I., and on the sixth day the tally sheet read: Nefertiti, 5-1, Weatherly,...

July 16, 1962
14—Hans Knopf-Pix15—George Bettridge49—Robert D. Huntzinger66—Budd Studios, A.P., U.P.I., Tom Varley67—U.P.I.

July 16, 1962
William Robertson, 21, of Darien, Conn., one of six on the U.S. Equestrian team, performed perfectly for the Prix des Nations jumping championship at Aachen, Germany, helping his team to win with...

July 16, 1962
MINUS THE MICKSirs:You made the silly statement that Ralph Houk knows that "without Mantle the world champion Yankees are goners" (The Yankees' Desperate Gamble, July 2). The New York Yankees are...

July 16, 1962

July 16, 1962
•Golfer Jack Nicklaus, asked if he wanted some of the crowd moved after his tee shot stopped alongside a tree: "Never mind the people. Just move this tree a few feet to the left."

July 16, 1962 | Pat Ryan
A PGA Championship quiz to excite the memory and increase the knowledge of casual fans and armchair experts

July 16, 1962 | John Durant
President Wilson had little success as an athlete, but he loved sports all his life