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Point Of Fact

POINT OF FACT

A college football quiz to test the memory and add to the knowledge of the casual fan and the armchair expert

By Maury Allen

Thoroughbred Racing

THOROUGHBRED RACING

Stakes through October 7

College Football 1961

BRAINS, AGILITY AND A BIG GAME

The little man is in, and he brings excitement with him. Even Ohio State is promising a new offense for the new and bright recruit

By Mervin Hyman

TRIUMPH ON A FALL AFTERNOON

SCOUTING REPORTS

By Mervin Hyman

THE EAST

With players like Penn State's Bob Mitinger staying at home these days, the top teams on the North Atlantic seaboard will rank with the very best in the country

By Mervin Hyman

THE SOUTH

The emphasis, as usual, will be on defense when southern teams play, but North Carolina State's big quarterback, Roman Gabriel, may cause some worried coaches to have serious second thoughts

By Mervin Hyman

THE MIDWEST

John Hadl is that modern-day rarity, a triple-threat quarterback. He leads Kansas in a region that boasts more good football teams than any other

By Mervin Hyman

THE SOUTHWEST

Baylor's Ronnie Bull may not be the only authentic All-America in a section of the country where fleet backs are almost as plentiful as jack rabbits. The teams are so evenly matched it is unlikely that any one of them can finish undefeated

By Mervin Hyman

THE WEST

Marshall Shirk, UCLA's aggressive tackle, likes few things better than a rough ball game. He and hundreds of other players, most of them Californians, are reason enough why West Coast football should be better than it has been in years

By Mervin Hyman

SMALL COLLEGES

They are not really small any more. Many have over 10,000 students and plenty of athletes like West Chester (Pa.) State's Joe Iacone (left), who are good enough to play on any football team

By Mervin Hyman

BRIGHT LOOK OF A CARNIVAL GAME

A Frenchman's view

Cards

The general sits north

By Charles Goren

Conzelman

How to Take a Biscuit Apart and Put It Back Just Like It Was

He used to coach pro football (he was named professional coach of the year in 1948), he was a superb all-round athlete in his youth, he is a piano player, singer and speechmaker extraordinary. He has acted in musical comedies, he is currently the vice-president of a leading advertising agency, and when he sings his song about this great scientific breakthrough you know that if anybody could do it, the irrepressible Jimmy Conzelman is your man

By Gerald Holland

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

Preseason Football's Week

PRESEASON FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

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

PAT HOCTOR

Ducks for dinner

Departments

SCORECARD

THE LAST RACE OF COUNT CRASH

America's Phil Hill was hastened to the world driving championship by the combat death of rival Wolfgang von Trips, whose car shockingly killed 14 spectators

By Philip Payne

NO PENNANT FOR PLATOONS OF DODGERS

A season of struggling to win with percentage baseball is doomed when the best plans of Walter Alston go awry

By Walter Bingham

AUSSIES AND GIRLS ARE BEST

As Australia's men once again smash U.S. hopes at Forest Hills, ladies from three continents steal the tennis show for themselves

By Huston Horn

Sand and Grit

Bubbles and His Girl