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September 28, 1964 | Volume 21, Issue 13

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Tommy Mason Cover - Sports Illustrated September 28, 1964

September 28, 1964 | Peter Carry
AMERICAN LEAGUEFor the NEW YORK Yankees (see page 26), it was the week they won—not just five of six games but maybe a pennant as well. The spurt put the Yanks back on top for the first time since...

September 28, 1964 | Peter Carry
When the season is over, the Chicago Cubs' ace right-hander Larry Jackson goes home to Boise, Idaho, to spend the winter, and he usually has gone a disappointed man. Jackson has been in the big...

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OLYMPIC CYCLESirs:Let's have more articles like the one on Cyclist Jackie Simes (Lure of the Wild While Noise, Sept. 14). It is pitiful that he gets more support from the Danes than from his...

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•Elmer Vickers, Tropical Park general manager, explaining why he goes to work five days a week even when his track is not operating: "My doctor tells me it's the only way to work off the...

September 28, 1964 | Edwin Shrake

September 28, 1964 | William Leggett

September 28, 1964
The Olympic Games are the principal concern of our Oct. 5 issue. John Underwood assesses U.S. chances, charts all the events (and picks the winners). Gilbert Rogin, just back from New Zealand,...

September 28, 1964 | Carleton Mitchell
"The roses have wilted, the days of hope and excitement are things of the past," wrote the yachting correspondent of of London in bitter disillusionment last week after one of the worst defeats...

September 28, 1964 | Virginia Kraft

September 28, 1964 | Charles Goren
In most bridge games nobody likes a Jack Dalton. For the benefit of younger readers, the stalwart Dalton was a fictional hero of some years back who invariably turned up at the scene of...

September 28, 1964 | Jack Nicklaus
When you are faced with a buried lie in a sand trap and a pin placed close to the near edge of the green you have a complex problem. A shot from such a lie usually will not have much back-spin, so...

September 28, 1964 | Dan Jenkins
Coach Murphy and his Memphis State Tigers thought they could upset Mississippi, but the Rebels put them right in their tank

September 28, 1964 | Mervin Hyman

September 28, 1964 | Mervin Hyman
BACK OF THE WEEK: Army Quarterback Rollie Stichweh had his finest day against The Citadel. He ran back a punt 73 yards for one touchdown, then romped 29 and 93 yards for two more scores, gaining...

September 28, 1964 | Mervin Hyman
Auburn over Tennessee. Auburn has too many talented runners for the Vols.

September 28, 1964 | Alfred Wright
Some West Virginia old folk carry their long-standing rivalry into the finals of the National Amateur

September 28, 1964 | Frank Deford
This week's Challenge Round between Australia and the U.S. takes place not at Forest Hills but at a junior high school in Cleveland

September 28, 1964 | Sidney L. James
Back in 1956 when this magazine was a mere sprat of two years the expert listed on the masthead as Special Contributor for Boating was a young yachtsman named Robert N. Bavier Jr. As SI's captive...

September 28, 1964 | John Underwood

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BOATING—In the 19th successful defense of the America's Cup, the New York Yacht Club's 12-meter CONSTELLATION, steered in turns by Bob Bavier Jr. and Eric Ridder, easily swept four straight races...

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8—Carleton Mitchell25—Lee Balterman33, 39—Frank Zagarino34—Richard Meek64—Jay B. Leviton73, 76—Tony Tomsic98—Pictorial Parade, Pete Waldmeier, F. J. Higgins, Dr. Leonard B. Stallcup

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Tracy Rixon, 17, a London telegraphist who saved her money for parachuting lessons, made her first jump—from 2,500 feet—on the second day of training. "I did it for a kick," said Britain's...

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Trapshoots in the East through Nov. 15

September 28, 1964 | Ted O'Leary
Most people think Dizzy Dean pitched his last big-league game in 1941—but that only shows how ignorant they are