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Point Of Fact

POINT OF FACT

A special World Series quiz to excite the memory and increase the knowledge of fans and armchair experts

By Herman Weiskopf

Rebel Yell

REBEL YELL FOR 1961

Big and polished, the fierce footballers of Ole Miss won their first game handily from Arkansas, convincing some they may become the U.S.'s best

By Roy Terrell

Ordeal Of Roger Maris

PURSUIT OF NO. 60: THE ORDEAL OF ROGER MARIS

By Roger Kahn

World Series Preview

EVERYTHING CAME UP RED ROSES

Cincinnati's bumptious ball team didn't have much talent, but in some exciting, eerie way it bewitched its foes and hopes to hex New York

By Ray Cave

AN ANALYSIS OF THE TEAMS

In a single series, Cincinnati pitching—three good starters and two good relievers—may cancel the Yankee edge in fielding and hitting. It makes the choice tougher than the odds-setters believe

By Walter Bingham

Stanley's Jug

STANLEY GETS HIS JUG

Star for a decade on New York's night raceways, Stanley Dancer ventured into the Ohio sunshine with a courageous Adios colt and won pacing's top event

By Kenneth Rudeen

TWO-WAY TONY GOES OVER AND BACK

Battling the tides with the stubborn persistence of a buoy, a chunky Argentine becomes the first ever to swim from England to France and back again

By John Lovesey

OCTOBER IN THE UPLANDS

Andy Frain

'THE CROWD IS YOUR ENEMY'

That's Andy Frain's warning about gate-crashers to his polite, blue-coated ushers who seat—and soothe—50 million people a year at top sports events

By Rex Lardner

Horse Racing

Even horses move to Florida

The rich, rolling land around Ocala has suddenly become a major area for the breeding of some high-class Thoroughbreds

By Whitney Tower

College Football

Midseason form on the first time out

New formations, an invocation and a new coach got three teams past critical opening-day games

By Arlie W. Schardt

Football's Week

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

Pro Football

Coming of age in Dallas

The Cowboys, with a full year of experience, showed the Vikings what a pro team needs

By Tex Maule

Nature

A warm feeling for a wild bird

By Ikuma Dan

Cards

A time for timing

By Charles Goren

Spectating

MY FATHER WAS A FEARLESS FAN

As a spectator the old man was a participant—so was brother Charley. Everybody from football player to foxhounds hated them

By Jonathan Rhoades

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

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

BOB OSIECKI

Mad dog on the track

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