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June 12, 1961 Table Of Contents

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Point Of Fact

POINT OF FACT

A U.S. Open golf quiz to excite the memory and increase the knowledge of the fans and the armchair experts

By Gwilym Brown

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS June 9 to June 15

Tennis

Anyone Too Young for Tennis?

Hardly, says net star Welby Van Horn, who starts raising champions at the age of 8 in Puerto Rico

By Carleton Mitchell

Tears and a title for Manuel

Manuel Santana wins in France and becomes the first Spaniard ever to take a Big Four championship

By John Lovesey

Army-Navy

JOYS OF A JUNE WEEK

Army and Navy, those classic rivals, celebrate graduation time with fun and games at West Point and Annapolis, and both win approval from several thousand pretty guests

By Ray Cave

MEANWHILE, UP AT WEST POINT...

By Walter Bingham

A NEW ERA OPENS AT INDY'S GOLDEN JUBILEE

The 50th anniversary '500' was a festival of American superlatives, but even in ninth place Britain's Cooper carried the flag of change

By Kenneth Rudeen

Red China Sports

BY THE NUMBERS RED CHINA GETS INTO SHAPE

Carry Back

CARRY BACK WAS WAY BACK AT BELMONT

The 65-to-1 shot, Sherluck, knocked off the favorite, ruined Jack Price's Triple Crown hopes and emptied the pockets of thousands

By Whitney Tower

Open Preview

A REAL MONSTER OF A GOLF COURSE

That is what Ben Hogan called Oakland Hills, site of the 1961 U.S. Open, back in 1951. Its treacherous greens and fairways have changed little since then, and this year's players will have to scramble to break par

By Alfred Wright

Le Mans

LE MANS! SPEED, BREAD AND WINE

In a blur of flashing color the victorious Ferrari of the 1960 Grand Prix of Endurance rushes past the camera of Marvin Newman, who here and in six fallowing pages reflects the special mood of France's famous race

Baseball

The odds go down on Cincy

Good trades, a rookie pitcher and some odd target shooting help the Reds pull a surprise

By Tex Maule

Golf

Sammy's still on the run

At 49, Sam Snead, winner in the Canada Cup, may be playing the best golf of his life

By Gwilym S. Brown

Track

The boys from the men

Tommy Sullivan and Bruce Kidd are high school students, but they humbled their elders at Compton

By Roger Williams

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

GEORGE DOUGLASS

Tame whoopers

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