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October 9, 1961 Table Of Contents

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Thoroughbred Racing

Thoroughbred Racing

Stakes through November 11

Maris

NO 60...

Roger Maris hit the home run that tied Babe Ruth's record on a curve ball thrown by Jack Fisher of the Orioles. It was a high drive so close to the right-field foul pole that Maris didn't run. "If it was fair," he said later, "I had plenty of time. If it was foul, I'd save my strength." So Maris, Catcher Gus Triandos and Umpire Bill Kinnamon all stood still and watched as the ball hit the third deck, fair by three feet. About No. 61 (next page) there was no uncertainty

By Walter Bingham

THE BEST RACE HORSE IN THE WORLD

Kelso laid claim to that honor with the speed and wide margin of his victory in the Woodward Stakes (below). He should have a chance to prove it soon in the International at Laurel, against Europe's best

By Whitney Tower

Notre Dame-Oklahoma

HOPE REVIVES IN SOUTH BEND

The luck was all against the Irish, but a pair of fleet backs and a rough line had Notre Dame alumni—the real and the subway article—burbling about a new golden age

By Roy Terrell

Just Like Ike

Upward to Defeat

Arms For Cincy

ARMS AND THE MEN FOR CINCY

A crossword-puzzle addict, the son of a Chicago policeman, a noted author and a quiet Texan are among the Cincinnati pitchers who are challenging the Yankee power in the Series

By Walter Bingham

Master Points

EVERY MAN A BRIDGE MASTER

Thousands of U.S. bridge addicts are risking their lives and sanity for as little as .05 of a point

By Ray Cave

Torino

Torino

A HOT TOWN ON THE PO

By Dora Jane Hamblin

Food

A football soup with lots of beans

By Pamela Jeffrey

Football's Week

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

Boating

Britain gently lifts a pound of flesh

A catamaran from England avenged her country's defeat in the 1958 America's Cup by politely slaughtering the fastest sailboat in the U.S.

By Carleton Mitchell

Baseball

The final week

New York won 109 games, Philadelphia lost 107. A look at what happened, and why it did, to the best and worst during 1961

By Herman Weiskopf

Amateur Sport

The revolt spreads

The AAU lost more ground last weekend when four new groups began to move toward self-rule

By Tex Maule

Chesapeake

VOYAGE INTO A ROMANTIC PAST

There is a colonial charm about the quiet villages and sprawling farms that border the Chesapeake. On these pages a famous yachtsman describes the endless variety of cruising waters in the bay's upper reaches

By Carleton Mitchell

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

THE CRANE FAMILY

'Or why race?'

Departments

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