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September 4, 1961 Table Of Contents

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GOLF EVENTS

Major tournaments through October 12

Senators

Almost like baseball

Seventh place is seventh heaven in Washington, where Senators' fans never had it so good

By Gerald Astor

Pennant Race

JINXED AND JINXED AGAIN

Zany garb and heavy hitting broke the Dodgers' losing streak, then the first-place Reds came back to start them on another

By Walter Bingham

TATERS KEEPS THE TIGERS UP THERE

Yankee beater Frank Lary leads Detroit into New York as the Tigers again challenge for the league lead

By Robert H. Boyle

THE GIRL WHO WAS TOO GOOD

Anne Quast Decker won the Women's Amateur Championship by staying ahead all the way

By Emmett Watson

Carry Back Comes Back

The Fitful Winds of Alcatraz

Solvent Vikings

BIRTH OF A VERY SOLVENT BABY

No team in professional sport ever got off to a more auspicious start than the Minnesota Vikings, who will play their first football game this month with 27,000 season tickets already sold

By Tex Maule

Strokes And Style

Strategy, Strokes and Style

By William F. Talbert

Double Play

OUTS AND INS OF THE DOUBLE PLAY

With their split-second timing, complicated tactics and tricks that amount to outright fraud, fine infielders display rare finesse at baseball's best maneuver

By Herman Weiskopf

Horse Racing

A lot of fine young Thoroughbreds

Jaipur, Sir Gaylord and Ridan are only three of the top young colts expected to make this fall's 2-year-old races among the best ever

By Whitney Tower

Fishing

'If you can't break the record, break the rod'

So said Duke Kahanamoku after a long, losing battle in the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament

By Gilbert Rogin

Automobiles

The beetle gets a big brother

That's the VW-1500, a fancier, faster car from Volkswagen that reflects German prosperity

By Kenneth Rudeen

C. V. Whitney

SONNY WHITNEY: A SUCCESS IN SPITE OF HIS MONEY

Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, born to wealth and position, has applied an extraordinary competitive sense to a wide variety of activities—from polo and horse racing to mining and movie making. Here is the story of a rich boy who made good

By Alfred Wright

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Maury Allen

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA

The unsinkables

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