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October 29, 1962 Table Of Contents

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Point Of Fact

POINT OF FACT

A Garden State Stakes quiz to tease the memory and add to the knowledge of the $2 bettor and the armchair expert

By Pat Ryan

Yesterday

Everyone Knew Red When He Wrecked Harvard

Is it just wistful remembrance, or is it really true that men like Red Roberts were more distinctive personalities than today's heroes?

By Parke Cummings

Double Bonanza

DOUBLE BONANZA FOR SPORTS CARS

Two California races produce 140,000 people, the world's best drivers, and a surprise winner

By Kenneth Rudeen

TEXAS KEEPS ITS PLACE ON TOP

With only a minute to play, the first-ranked team in the country was losing to the underdog University of Arkansas. Then a chorus of whoops and hollers signaled a Longhorn victory

By Walter Bingham

Aerial Alert

Aerial Alert at Sea

Murder On Sunday

HIS SUNDAYS ARE MURDER

Fran Tarkenton, quarterback of the Minnesota Vikings, has to scramble to save his young life

By Tex Maule

Eye On The Ball

KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE BALL AND A HAND ON YOUR WALLET

By No. 85893

Pro Basketball 1962

GROWING TO GREATNESS

By William Leggett

THE STARS ARE READY

No teams in professional sport are more dependent on their best individual performers than those in the NBA. As the new basketball season begins the hopes of every team—which are analyzed here—rest substantially on the club's representative in the elite group above. At rear (left to right) are Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, Bailey Howell and Oscar Robertson. In front are Dolph Schayes, Walt Bellamy, Richie Guerin and Bob Pettit.

Horse Shows

The old dowager gets her face lifted

An energetic young ex-rider is changing the décor, eliminating the dowdiness and generally jazzing up the tempo of New York's National

By Alice Higgins

College Football

Pistol Pete Meets Preacher Pilot

Deep in the heart of Texas' Panhandle, two of the best runners in the U.S. renewed their year-old battle for the national college rushing title

By Robert Creamer

FOOTBALL'S WEEK

By Mervin Hyman

Shooting

Cairo hears a big Red bang

Near the pyramids, keen-eyed Soviet marksmen swept the world championships despite the sharpshooting of a quiet American

By John Lovesey

Oxford

THE JOYS OF SPORT AT OXFORD

By Allan Seager

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

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