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August 13, 1962 | Volume 17, Issue 7

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Dick Fortenberry Cover - Sports Illustrated August 13, 1962

August 13, 1962 | Martin Kane

August 13, 1962
You might call it creeping athleticism. It began, of course, with Jack's (we-Kennedys-play-for-keeps) touch football games, and Jackie riding to hounds. Now all New Frontiersmen are huffing and...

August 13, 1962 | Jimmy Breslin

August 13, 1962
Everyone who has ever visited a bowling alley knows what it sounds like, and practically every bowler knows what it feels like, but only pictures taken with a repetitive strobe flash can show with...

August 13, 1962
Don Drysdale, once called "the meanest man in baseball," has settled down and, incidentally, put himself within range of 30 wins for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Huston Horn reports.

August 13, 1962 | Rex Lardner

August 13, 1962
In France professional wrestling is called 'le catch' and, largely because of such flamboyant 'catcheuses' and 'catcheurs' as The Pantheress (below) and Beautiful Bobby Duranton (with his valet...

August 13, 1962 | William Leggett
Seven hours before the running of last Saturday's $57,400 Whitney Stakes at Saratoga, Jack Price, the owner, trainer and one-man band in charge of Carry Back, slid a manila folder from his filing...

August 13, 1962 | John Underwood
On August 16, Amos Alonzo Stagg celebrates his 100th birthday. One of football's greatest innovators, Stagg coached for 70 years, but his lasting mark as a man is his unyielding idealism

August 13, 1962 | John Underwood
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August 13, 1962 | Charles Goren
"The most formidable family bridge team to be assembled in recent years is the Beckers: B. Jay Becker, his brother Simon, B. Jay's two sons, Mike and Steve, and Simon's son, Robert. During a...

August 13, 1962 | Jo Ahern Zill
For sportswear-loving American women, who are currently beguiled by suede (SI, March 5), the happy surprise from Paris last week was the news that the French rulers of high fashion share their...

August 13, 1962 | Gerald Holland
Tommy Bolt's wee touches of temper have led him to cast golf clubs upon the water, but now he casts fishing lures (sometimes) as he tells those around him how to achieve serenity

August 13, 1962
BASEBALL—the AMERICAN LEAGUE made up for its earlier loss to the National League by taking the second All-Star Game 9-4 at Chicago's Wrigley Field. Home runs by Pete Runnels, Leon Wagner and Rocky...

August 13, 1962
John D. Ryan, 37, of Scottsdale, Ariz. mastered the air currents in his aptly named glider, "Sisu" (Finnish for "guts"), and beat 32 sailplaners to become the overall winner in the eight-day...

August 13, 1962
9—Jimmy Banks, Robert D. Huntzinger14—A.P., U.P.I., Neil Leifer16—Bill Beal-Washington Daily News17—Frank Hoy18—Dick Darcey19—George Tames, Dick Darcey22—Walter Iooss Jr.24—Herb...

August 13, 1962 | Frank Deford
AMERICAN LEAGUEVic Power of Minnesota came out to hit in a dirty uniform and Plate Umpire Sam Carragan made him go back and slip into something fresher. Returning cleanly attired five minutes...

August 13, 1962
GARY ALSO PLAYEDSirs:I was really "teed off" by your article on the PGA tournament (The Trouble with Leading an Army, July 30). Of the 27 paragraphs, exactly one was devoted to Gary Player, the...

August 13, 1962

August 13, 1962
•Archie Moore, who may meet fast-talking Cassius Clay in a heavyweight bout: "I can be found for the next couple of months trying to perfect my new punch—the lip-buttoner."