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May 1, 1961 Table Of Contents

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Point Of Fact

A harness racing quiz to measure the ingenuity and add to the knowledge of the $2 bettor and the armchair expert

By Bettina Blackford

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS April 28 to May 4

Championship Bridge

HEAVY THOUGHT AND AGONY

When the four top bridge teams of the world met in Buenos Aires, the strain was awful—but solid, oldtime tactics ultimately brought victory for the once-extravagant Italian players

By Charles Goren

Derby Preview

DERBY PREVIEW: YEAR OF THE LONG SHOT

A few lukewarm favorites and a barnful of ambitious nobodies will run in the 87th Kentucky Derby. Only the slightest edge can be given to an oddly matched pair of eccentric Californians

By Whitney Tower

AN OLD MAN WITH TWO CHANCES TO WIN

By Ray Cave

Oh, Hector!

THE GILT-EDGED STATUS SYMBOL

By Fred R. Smith

The New Boss

THE NEW BOSS OF THE BRONX

Ralph Houk, manager of the Yankees, has the qualities required for running either a ball club or a political domain—a firm hand, a raffish sense of humor and tactical skill at converting enemies

By Tex Maule

Harness Racing

The lowborn champion

Pedigrees mean nothing to Su Mac Lad, who beat the world's best in the United Nations Trot

By Kenneth Rudeen

Baseball

No feud like an old feud

Caught in the traditional animosity between St. Paul and Minneapolis, the Twins are open to box office trouble

By Walter Bingham

Rowing

The untouchables

After a sorry century of campus status seeking, Brown achieves recognition at last

By Huston Horn

Food

Bluegrass, bourbon and burgoo

By Fred R. Smith

Boating

Right course to the right town

The new Mazatlàn ocean race is a tough sailing test that ends in a delightful vacation spot

By Roger Williams

Boxing

A business proposition

The Pender-Basilio fight made money, but for the beaten Carmen it was a tough buck

By Gilbert Rogin

Track

The hero of the Marathon didn't win it

England's Fred Norris took third in the Boston Marathon, but he won a victor's applause for sportsmanship

By Gwilym Brown

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

THE BRAUERS

At home on the range

Departments

SCORECARD

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