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August 20, 1962 Table Of Contents

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Point Of Fact

POINT OF FACT

A U.S. Singles Championships quiz to excite the memory and increase the knowledge of fans and armchair experts

By Nancy Pierce

Kill Button

HITTING THE KILL BUTTON

Motorcycle road racing is not just riding around. It unites man and machine in a wonderfully complex sequence of conditioned reflexes, involving front and rear wheel brakes, a whole series of shifts and, on occasion, killing the engine at high speed

By Kenneth Rudeen

Golfers

Golfers with Room for Improvement

Drysdale

EX-BAD BOY'S BIG YEAR

Don Drysdale's pitching motion—once described as 'all spikes, elbows and fingernails'—hasn't changed, but his working attitude has. Result: a good shot at 30 wins and a pennant for the Los Angeles Dodgers

By Huston Horn

Bass

BRAVE AND BRAINY BASS

Racing Lady

THE RACING LADY OF CHICAGO

Her pace is furious and her manner brusque, but Marjorie Lindheimer Everett is bringing new vitality to her sport in the Midwest. She has spent millions to see that her patrons get the best, and now she offers the richest race of them all

By Whitney Tower

Sporting Look

Marching Back to School

By Fred R. Smith

Bridge

Success was not in the cards

The author's team lost the big event at the Summer Nationals after he broke a rib and his favorite partner had a spider sit down beside her

By Charles Goren

Swimming

Challenge from the outside lanes

The AAU meet saw records fall, champions win, and also offered a peek at a future Olympic threat

By Arlie Schardt

Outer Islands

THE OUTER ISLANDS: MIRACLES AND PROPHECIES

Reflections on a wayward passage through Hawaii's neighbor islands, including encounters with benign and secret toads, beguiled antelopes, neurotic goats, a laughing girl, a peremptory Chinese, many 'pipipi' and a steamed mullet in a Japanese bakery

By Gilbert Rogin

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

Departments

SCORECARD

THE TROUBLED HUNTER

He wants to shoot ducks, but the U.S. Government doesn't give him much of a chance; and friends are telling him—violently—that the Government is wrong

By Duncan Barnes