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Point of Fact

POINT OF FACT

An America's Cup quiz to excite the memory and increase the knowledge of casual fans and armchair experts

By Mary Jane Hodges

The Giants

A MILLER-HILLER-HALLER-HOLLER-LUJAH TWIST

The Giants went to Los Angeles to face up to duck calls, musical ridicule and their own long history of choking. Result: a knotted pennant race

By Tom C. Brody

Golf's Series

A SLUGGER WINS THE WORLD SERIES

1963 Autos

STYLISH NEW CARS OFF ON A BIG BIRD SHOOT

In a conventional and good Detroit year, Buick and Studebaker are contesting Ford's Thunderbird market in the sports-luxury field

By Kenneth Rudeen

Preview: The America's Cup

ALL EYES ON THE CHALLENGER

Like 'Weatherly's' skipper, Bus Mosbacher (above), the world will be watching this week as Australia's 'Gretel' bids for the America's Cup

By Carleton Mitchell

THE MEN WHO SAIL THE BOATS

Mathematical formulas can build a boat, but no slide rule can calculate the tolerances of an aching back and no vector can show the effects of skilled seamanship or stubborn determination. On these pages are the 22 men of 'Weatherly' and 'Gretel' whose human strengths and weaknesses may determine which of two fine boats wins the America's Cup

THE MAN WITH THE MONEY

By Arthur Zich

THE PRINCE WHO WAS SENT PACKING

BEAUTY AND THE Best

Tennis

Rod rockets into orbit

Everything at the national singles championships was better this year, so it was no surprise when Rod Laver (below) became the second man in history to grab a Grand Slam

By Rex Lardner

Horse Racing

Candy gets the fat purse and Manuel gets the boot

The big chestnut colt from California shows he's the best of our 2-year-olds while the little man from Panama is unjustly set down

By Whitney Tower

Cards

Fancy faces for a familiar deck

It used to be that it was only the number of spots on the pasteboards that mattered, but the ladies have now become the principal buyers and users of playing cards, and some strange and exotic things have happened

By Charles Goren

The Monster Fish

THE MONSTER FISH OF AMERICAN RIVERS

Once the plentiful source of the world's finest caviar, our native sturgeon today is being rediscovered by sport fishermen in all its incredible size, odd habits of feeding and remarkable fighting heart

By Joe David Brown

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

FACES IN THE CROWD

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Herman Weiskopf

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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