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June 01, 1964 | Volume 20, Issue 22

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June 01, 1964

June 01, 1964
•Andy Stynchula, pro football player, on the trade that sent him from the Washington Redskins to the New York Giants: "It was discouraging playing in Washington; the fans got to booing all the...

June 01, 1964
Looking like a slice of Old Testament Ham, the man in the décolleté shower curtain was none other than Muhammad Ali, boxer, social philosopher and world heavyweight champion, come "home" to Ghana...

June 01, 1964 | Robert H. Boyle
Buster Mathis, a lively 295-pounder with speed and personality to spare, was an imposing and talkative winner at the Olympic trials last week. He will lead a strong U.S. boxing team to Tokyo

June 01, 1964
As northern dancer prepares for the last of the Triple Crown races, we salute the flourishing sport of racing in a 40-page section of special articles and color photographs.

June 01, 1964 | Hugh Whall
What happened to 'Doubloon' in the midst of a wild Gulf Stream storm shouldn't happen to a yawl, and skeptical experts say it couldn't. But, according to those who were there, it could and did

June 01, 1964
No sporting event on earth has a greater number of parts, bits and pieces than the Indianapolis 500-mile race. As Driver A. J. Foyt (see page 78) and the 32 others prepare themselves mentally for...

June 01, 1964 | Sidney L. James
It is a curious fact that in this, the most motorized country on earth, a good share of us think of automobile racing as "somebody else's sport." Many a man privy to the mysteries of that most...

June 01, 1964 | John Lovesey

June 01, 1964 | Jack Nicklaus
The author concludes his journal with an account of what his season has all led up to—the Masters. He is surprised to find himself driving a horse, flying an airplane and shoeless in Greensboro,...

June 01, 1964
"I hope this is an omen of things to come," crowed House Minority Leader Charles A. Halleck after his Republican forces defeated the Democrats 6-5 in the annual congressional baseball game....

June 01, 1964 | John Underwood
Looking ahead to a summer of 'fun,' Dyrol Burleson (below left) nipped Tom O'Hara at the tape to head a flourishing brood of U.S. milers

June 01, 1964 | Frank Deford
Young Jim Fregosi, shortstop of the Angels, does not receive the acclaim he deserves because in Los Angeles all eyes are on the Dodgers

June 01, 1964 | Charles Goren
Terence Reese of Great Britain is essentially a conservative person whom many people consider the best bridge player in Europe, if not the world. For years Reese played straightforward bridge; if...

June 01, 1964 | Bob Ottum

June 01, 1964
AMERICAN LEAGUESome financial problems are going to arise in the American League if the trend of public apathy continues. Only 304,000 saw A.L. games last week, compared to 513,000 in the...

June 01, 1964
The good philosophers are few and can be counted on the fingers of one hand: Plato, Aristotle, Socrates, Kant and Frank Torre. Frank Torre lives in Brooklyn, and one day he said to his brother...

June 01, 1964
BADMINTON—Defending Champion INDONESIA won the Thomas Cup for the third consecutive time by defeating Denmark 5-4 in a hard-fought, controversial final in Tokyo (see pane 14).

June 01, 1964
4—Joe Clark26-28—Evan Peskin32—AP40-45—Gerry Cranham63—AP64—Jack Sheedy & George Long69—Fred Kaplan83, 84—Lee Balterman93—Herb Scharfman94—Richard Stewart, Gary Scott, Courier Journal and...

June 01, 1964
Dr. Homer Dodge, 76, of Burlington, Vt., president emeritus of Norwich University, paddled to second place behind 38-year-old Willard Holt in the one-man canoe class at the Hudson River White...

June 01, 1964
PORCH SWINGSSirs:Your article, Home Run Heaven (May 18), plays on a subject close to my heart. I have contended for a long time that the major league schedules are not played "with all things...

June 01, 1964
Major shows in the East through July 14

June 01, 1964 | James Coyle
The author and his wife discovered recently that sometimes it is better not to say anything about plans to travel around the world, especially if there is a doctor in the house