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June 17, 1963 Table Of Contents

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Point Of Fact

POINT OF FACT

An IRA quiz to stimulate the memory and increase the knowledge of the casual fan and the armchair expert

By Tom C. Brody

The Word Was 'Griffith'

ALL WEEK LONG THE WORD WAS 'GRIFFITH'

Welterweight Champion Luis Rodriguez loses his title in Madison Square Garden by a split decision that surprises ringsiders but not the insiders

By Robert H. Boyle

The Belmont

THE WINNER ALMOST DIDN'T START THE RACE

By Whitney Tower

Frank Robinson

THE MOODY TIGER OF THE REDS

Unloved by opponents, shy among friends, Frank Robinson has combined his vast talents and fierce will to become a superstar and one of baseball's most feared men

By Morton Sharnik

Open Preview

AN OLD CLUB OFFERS A NEW CHALLENGE

The defending champion, who played the site of next week's U.S. Open on special assignment for Sports Illustrated, tells Gwilym S. Brown of the unusual nature of The Country Club in Brookline and analyzes what must be done to conquer it

By Jack Nicklaus

Tennis

Women of the world, rejoice!

The new Federation Cup takes something from the Davis Cup and something from the Wightman to create a women's world championship

By John Lovesey

Horse Shows

Devon beat the virus and Kelley beat the band

Some of the top stables were home nursing their ailing horses but the large and fashionable Main Line crowds saw exciting competition

By Alice Higgins

Track & Field

A Big, Shy Man Who Likes to think

Discus Thrower Al Oerter is a strong bundle of contradictions, except when he is on the field

By Barbara Heilman

Baseball

For the want of a warning a pennant was lost

Mickey Mantle's broken foot may not mean a Baltimore pennant, but the Orioles were first to profit by the mishap, winning a 'crucial' series

By Robert Creamer

Bridge

Reasons to split a pair

By Charles Goren

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

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 STEP THAT CHANGED A SEASON