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June 26, 1961 Table Of Contents

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Thoroughbred Racing

THOROUGHBRED RACING

Major stakes through July 4

Yesterday

Fiancée of Danger

An 86-year-old Frenchwoman named Marie Marvingt has spent a lifetime courting adventure

By Gordon Ackerman

FACES IN THE CROWD

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS June 23 to June 29

U.S. Open

LITTLER EASES TO A HARD WIN

On the 18th hole of the final round of the 1961 Open, Gene Littler hit his second shot into a trap (opposite). But he coolly holed out in 5 to take the tournament by one stroke and redeem his early promise

By Alfred Wright

Young Pitchers

THE YOUNG PITCHERS TAKE COMMAND

Close to the halfway mark in another typically tight National League pennant race, a group of strong-armed youngsters seems to control the balance of power

By Tex Maule

Where's the Road?

The Frozen Face of Fame

Gruesome Twosome

AACHEN √úBER ALLES

Food

An exotic soup that helps hold the waistline

By Pamela Jeffrey

Track & Field

The NCAA visits the wild East

For the first time in 40 years, the collegiate championships were held on the Atlantic seaboard. Seven records later, everyone—or almost everyone—conceded it wasn't such a bad idea after all

By Roy Terrell

Motor Sports

The end of an anomaly

At Le Mans, America's Phil Hill won his second 24-hour race—the last for prototype cars

By John Lovesey

Rowing

California does it again

Cornell was close, Navy was lost as the Golden Bears won their second straight IRA championship

By Huston Horn

Cards

A fast 500

By Charles Goren

Jacobs-Bieber

'SEX, SLAUGHTER AND SMOKE!'

These are three of the things wrong with the world, according to Colonel Isidor Bieber, a member of horse racing's most intriguing partnership. While the colonel thinks his profound thoughts, the other partner, Trainer Hirsch Jacobs, goes on adding to racing's best winning record

By Gerald Holland

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Maury Allen

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

JAKE ABBOTT

Where the girls are

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