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July 13, 1964 | Volume 21, Issue 2

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated July 13, 1964

July 13, 1964 | Frank Deford

July 13, 1964 | John Underwood

July 13, 1964 | Tex Maule
Against Eddie Machen, Floyd Patterson again tried to prove himself. All he proved was that he doesn't want to hurt anyone

July 13, 1964 | John Lovesey
Roy Emerson and Fred Stolle, in disfavor down under since February, are back in the Davis Cup picture after a Wimbledon performance that may yet prove the racket to be mightier than the sword

July 13, 1964
It begins, often, with the child drawing a line in chalk across the garage door. His racket is slightly bent, having been left outside during the last rain, and the ball he hits has long since...

July 13, 1964 | Bill Talbert

July 13, 1964
The CIA of baseball is a group of spies who can spot the type of pitch about to be thrown, and tip off the batter. An expert at it himself, Bob Turley tells how the spies work.

July 13, 1964 | Whitney Tower
Along the North Shore of Long Island stand the old indoor tennis courts of the great estates, monuments to an era of elegance. During the 1920s and 1930s some of the wealthiest families in the...

July 13, 1964 | Sidney L. James
Contributing Editor Bill Talbert has won so many tennis honors during the 45 years of his life that he no longer bothers to keep count. He was four times U.S. doubles champion with Gardnar Mulloy...

July 13, 1964 | E. J. Kahn Jr.

July 13, 1964
"I'm going to New York because there are nine times as many people there to hate me," said Miami's splenetic Sportscaster Clure Mosher as he prepared to head north to become sports director at...

July 13, 1964 | Mark Kram
All-Star Ron Hunt plays a flashy, aggressive game that brings fans to their feet and belies the nickname a teammate gave him—Nap Time

July 13, 1964 | Hugh Whall
They had to shanghai crews in the old days, but the skipper shown at right makes his hands pay to work

July 13, 1964 | Charles Goren
In the recent Olympiad, Switzerland played through the entire tournament using only four players, the minimum, against the six-player teams of their opponents. For many sessions the Swiss team...

July 13, 1964 | Gilbert Rogin

July 13, 1964
THE CONTINENTAL CADDIEPerry Como, Jimmy Brown, Alvin Dark and other tolerably well-known amateurs got together for golf in Pittsburgh's Ham-Am tourney. ("Am" stands for amateur, "Ham" is...

July 13, 1964
•Hal Lanier, young and respectful Giant second baseman, asked what he would do if, while going back for a pop fly, Willie Mays should call him off: "I'd say, 'Yes, sir.' "

July 13, 1964
NATIONAL LEAGUEThe CINCINNATI Reds (7-1) hardly provoked fear among opponents with their bats last week. The Reds had only two homers and just 16 extra-base hits out of 65. Combined with a stingy...

July 13, 1964
Bob Allison of the Minnesota Twins has always been a hard worker. During the baseball season he runs a weekly television program. He is also player representative for his team and the American...

July 13, 1964
BOATING—DON McNAMARA, 31, sailed BINGO to three firsts and a second in seven races off Newport, R.I. to win the 5.5 skipper's berth for the Tokyo Olympics. With Crewmen Frank Scully and Joe...

July 13, 1964
4—Walter Iooss Jr.12-15—Neil Leifer16-18—Neil Leifer19—Neil Leifer, Mark Kauffman20—Jay Maisel22—Keystone, Reuter25—Reuter30, 31—Neil Leifer (3), Walter Iooss Jr.32, 33—Walter Iooss Jr. (4), Neil...

July 13, 1964
Clarence Bower, 14, son of a McGraws, W. Va. coal miner and a marble-shooter for live years, defeated 13-year-old Louie Harris of Cumberland, Md., 11 games to three in one of the shortest finals...

July 13, 1964
WHITE GARTERSSirs:William Leggett's article on the Chicago White Sox' "fatal" encounters with the Yankees and Orioles (The White Sox Hex that Failed, June 29) was the most depressing piece I have...