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Surprise in Both Leagues

22 Giants get happy as cliques and gripes disappear
26 Tigers stay on top as everybody keeps on hitting

31 New Sprinter for the Speed Master
Dennis Johnson, a Jamaican at San Jose State, is Coach Bud Winter's latest candidate for a record

34 Collapsed Crew
Rowers from Marietta College, Ohio, sprawl theatrically after an off-Broadway race

36 Hat in the Ring
The fighter who wears the welterweight crown is also a pro at making lightweight headgear

38 Delights of the Beach
Color photographs and Coles Phinizy's prose define the pleasures before us

49 The Long Snorkel
In a dramatic adventure of the sea, Clare Boothe Luce teaches a lesson no skin-diver should forget

67 This Summer at the Shore
Clear-colored, clean, free-moving—that's the Sporting Look for the beach in the summer of 1961

90 Fifty Percent of Harry
Concluding the story of Fight Manager Jack Hurley, who risked his man against Rocky Marciano

The departments

9 Scorecard
21 Coming Events
76 Motor Sports
78 Golf
82 Food
85 Horse Racing
86 Travel
107 Baseball's Week
108 For the Record
109 19th Hole
110 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 108

Cover painting by Milton Glaser














Next week

New fans of harness racing are invited to join top driver Del Miller in the sulky as he maneuvers his trotter through a typical mile race, explaining his strategy from start to finish.

An adventurous yachtsman just returned from the Pacific tells the story of the nautical hermits who spend their lives sailing singlehanded through the islands of the Southern Seas.

With a potent entry from the Grand Prix ranks—Jack Brabham—Indianapolis takes on a brand-new look, and poses some brand-new problems for the owners of its race cars.