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August 26, 1963 | Volume 19, Issue 9

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Dennis Ralston Cover - Sports Illustrated August 26, 1963

August 26, 1963 | William F. Talbert
Last August, in the thin, mile-high atmosphere of Mexico City, the Mexican Davis Cup team of Rafael Osuna and Antonio Palafox beat the Americans three matches to two—an appalling upset. The key...

August 26, 1963 | Whitney Tower
The glamour colts were upset at Saratoga, and Carry Back began his comeback in Cleveland

August 26, 1963 | Kenneth Rudeen
Scotland's Jim Clark, driving a Lotus-Ford, won handily at Milwaukee and confirmed an auto racing uprising that began at Indy

August 26, 1963
Is it a polo player with a broken mallet? No. It is amateur golfer William Felder III, trotting happily toward his golf ball. Felder is one of 12 members of the Bella Vista Golf Club near Mexico...

August 26, 1963
The celebrated case of Wallace Butts vs. the Curtis Publishing Company that had aroused the South and college football people throughout the country reached its emotional climax last week with...

August 26, 1963 | Robert Hackett
When summer's humid air settles over southern Illinois, owing residents head for the Du Quoin fairgrounds,1,500 acres of bluegrass and green trees located on the what was once the Black Gold Mine....

August 26, 1963
The big payoff on Walter O'Malley's Chavez Ravine seems imminent as Ron Fairly and the other young Dodgers battle to win the pennant that slid away from them last year.

August 26, 1963 | Austin Hoyt

August 26, 1963 | Gwilym S. Brown
All over the place, now that smart executives have discovered that good fun can be good business

August 26, 1963 | Charles Goren
The latest craze at New York's famous Cavendish Club—newer even than Password, which the bridge addicts play for stakes in the club anteroom—is the team-of-four contest. Instead of forming two...

August 26, 1963 | Robert Creamer
His intensity irritates his critics, but the manager of the Giants has a mission: victory

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August 26, 1963
•Dick Stuart, Boston Red Sox first baseman, who has a good chance at both the home run and runs-batted-in championships this season: "I suppose if I do win them, they won't give me full credit....

August 26, 1963 | Ed Graham

August 26, 1963
16—Herb Scharfman18, 19—Lee Balterman20-25—Felipe Chano-Pix34, 35—Tracy B. Perry (3), Austin Hoyt36—map by Matt Greene42—Richard Meek46—Herb Scharfman51-54—Ed Graham56—Winchester Evering Star,...

August 26, 1963
Bobby Orndorff, 17, of Winchester, Va. pitched a 10-0 no-hitter for the Cards in a Babe Ruth League (seven innings) game over the Senators, kept his team idle as he fanned 20, fielded the only...

August 26, 1963
BASEBALL—After talking about it with his wife for the "last two or three years," STAN MUSIAL, 42, finally decided to retire as an active major-leaguer. When he plays his last regular season game...

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August 26, 1963
VIVA VANDERBILTSirs:Congratulations to Alfred Wright for his splendid article on Alfred Vanderbilt (Vanderbilt vs. Racing's Establishment, Aug. 12). The prominence you have given Mr. Vanderbilt...

August 26, 1963 | Jack Olsen
American tennis prestige—withering away for four years—was restored to hopeful bloom last weekend on the steamy courts of the Los Angeles Tennis Club. There, before appreciative and pleasantly...