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September 02, 1963 | Volume 19, Issue 10

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Ron Fairly Cover - Sports Illustrated September 02, 1963

September 02, 1963 | Rex Lardner
Anne Quast Welts won the Women's Amateur for the third time, but everyone fell in love with a chubby, gum-chewing kid from Spokane who giggled and galloped her way to the finals

September 02, 1963
For one fleeting instant last Saturday, when his hand left the pole and his body hung tantalizingly over the crossbar, the world around Pole Vaulter John Pennel froze in hushed expectancy. In the...

September 02, 1963 | Gerald Holland

September 02, 1963 | Virginia Kraft

September 02, 1963 | Frank Deford
To the perennial ensigns of suburbia—station wagons, outdoor cooking, power mowers and children—it is time to add the bath and tennis club. In the past five years alone, 1,000 of them have been...

September 02, 1963 | Robert Creamer
Dick Stuart has captured Back Bay, sort of, by hitting home runs, fumbling ground balls and running his own TV sports program

September 02, 1963 | Robert H. Boyle
So said Wally Butts, surrounded by family and lawyers, after winning an overwhelming libel verdict against 'The Saturday Evening Post'

September 02, 1963 | Whitney Tower
Some fair youngsters turned out for the Hopeful but better ones are waiting to make their debut

September 02, 1963

September 02, 1963
•Ernie Fazio, Houston infielder, explaining his switch from a 33-ounce bat to a 29-ounce one: "The 29-ounce bat is easier to carry back to the dugout."

September 02, 1963 | Jack Olsen

September 02, 1963
BASEBALL—Behind the pitching of southpaw Dave Sehnem, GRANADA HILLS, Calif, scrambled to a 2-1 extra-inning victory over Stratford, Conn, to win the 17th Little League World Series in...

September 02, 1963
10—UPI11, 13—Neil Leifer16, 17—Charles Trainor—Miami News19—Steve Schapiro—Block Star24—UPI36—map by Richard Erdoes42—Bill Thatcher61—AP (3), Henry R. Wakefield62—Tony Triolo

September 02, 1963
Dickie Walden, a 15-year-old Columbia, Mo. pitcher, set a record of sorts in recreation league play by throwing four no-hitters and losing all of them. He finished the season with a 2-5 losing...

September 02, 1963
The first time, in 1957 someone named Willie Schmidt was pitching. Then there was Herman Wehmeier, Moe Drabowsky, Ernie Johnson, Art Schroll and Jim Brewer. Naturally there was Roger Craig. And...

September 02, 1963
VIVA VANDERBILT (CONT.)Sirs:For the past 25 years it has been my privilege to be a member of the Oregon State Racing Commission and, though I am now retired, I am still a member of the National...

September 02, 1963 | William Leggett

September 02, 1963 | Pat Ryan
A U.S. Amateur golf quiz to stimulate the memory and test the knowledge of the casual fan and armchair expert

September 02, 1963 | David Alexander
An obstinate legend gives Damon Runyon credit for first saying, "All horseplayers die broke." It could well have been said by some ancient philosopher who hung around the world's first racetrack....