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September 03, 1962 | Volume 17, Issue 10

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated September 03, 1962

September 03, 1962 | Carleton Mitchell

September 03, 1962 | Robert H. Boyle
Hamstrung by Bobby Kennedy's laws against interstate traffic in gambling, the illegal horse parlor is vanishing, and betting on the other sports is on the way down

September 03, 1962 | Robert H. Boyle
Judging by all the evidence available to us the new anti gambling and racketeering laws have had an immediate and continuing effect in curtailing gambling profits. Not long after they were passed...

September 03, 1962 | Alfred Wright

September 03, 1962
Pro football, more popular now than ever before, begins the 1962 season next week. In a special section, Tex Maule reports on Cleveland's controversial coach, Paul Brown, who may have his finest...

September 03, 1962 | Gwilym S. Brown

September 03, 1962 | Don Budge
Don Budge, shown at left when he became the only male ever to win four top tennis titles in a row, recalls his 1938 Grand Slam and wonders whether he'll have to share it with Rod Laver (right)

September 03, 1962 | John Lovesey
Jim Beatty, with the help of the Los Angeles Track Club, ran two brilliant miles in Europe, but he missed a world record

September 03, 1962 | Charles Goren

September 03, 1962 | Whitney Tower
Racetracks competing for the best of the 2-year-olds have raised record purses as bait

September 03, 1962 | Dan Jenkins
A tight and tricky Texas course became the site of the most remarkable 18 holes of tournament golf in memory when a University of Houston senior posted 13 birdies and one eagle to shoot a 55

September 03, 1962 | Robert Cantwell

September 03, 1962 | Herman Weiskopf
AMERICAN LEAGUEIt started like a typical AL week, with New York winning 21-7. Then, following a 13-inning loss to the Angels, came what may go down as one of the more prophetic quotes of the...

September 03, 1962
BASEBALL—THE LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES at Williamsport, Pa. had everything jumping. There were frogs in the rain-soaked outfield, sensitive mothers in the stands, and a carnival of shrewd...

September 03, 1962
36—Tommy T. Kohara38—U.P.I., Keystone42—Neil Leifer44—Steve Shapiro-Black Star50—Lou Witt61—A.P.62—Lowell Georgia-Denver Post, Herb Stormont-Nicholas Kregg Studio, Al Berger-Car & Driver63—Wil...

September 03, 1962
Layton Kor, 24, who works as a bricklayer to pay for climbing trips, and companion Charles Roskosz were hit by a hailstorm as they slithered up the sheer, 1,010-foot Diamond Face of Longs Peak....

September 03, 1962
BOBBY AND THE BOLSHIESSirs:Bobby Fischer's story (The Russians Have Fixed World Chess, Aug. 20) is most impressive. He should be congratulated for bringing this stunning fact forward. It makes...

September 03, 1962
NEWPORT NEWSOur lead story this week, beginning on page 10, deals with sporting events in Newport, R. I. On page 18 we describe the sorry state of bookmaking, especially in Newport, Ky. Starting...

September 03, 1962
•Nestor Chylak, American League umpire: "If Early Wynn was pitching every day I was behind the plate, I'd rather join the Russian Army."

September 03, 1962 | Pat Ryan
A Thoroughbred racing quiz to test the ingenuity and add to the knowledge of the $2 bettor and the armchair expert

September 03, 1962 | George Bernard Shaw
In the fall of 1924 the New York Giants and the Chicago White Sox played a series of exhibitions in London. Among the curious spectators was George Bernard Shaw, who was watching his first...