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July 8, 1963 Table Of Contents

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Mickey Mantle

IF IT ISN'T ONE M IT'S ANOTHER

Although Mickey Mantle is out of action for at least two more weeks, the hitting of Roger Maris keeps the Yankees from tumbling out of the American League lead

SWEET EXPLOSION IN THE AIR

Two determined women from opposite sides of the world claim to be the fastest of friends—but they are more concerned with attempting to grab from each other the title of fastest woman flyer

By Paul Ress

A LEGEND DIES ON THE COURT

Even the memory of his earlier days as the world's most exciting tennis player seemed remote as aging Pancho Gonzalez made a pathetic bid to come back

By Walter Bingham

He Beats The Drums

HE BEATS THE DRUMS FOR CHAMPS AND BUMS

Sartorially elegant and with a Hollywood flair, imaginative Harold Conrad is the most improbable fight flack in the business. At the moment he is selling Liston vs. Patterson as one of the great bouts of all time

By Robert H. Boyle

Caster

THE WORLD'S MASTER CASTER

By Robert De Roos

Gold Cups

SPECIAL: THE LARGE ECONOMY SIZE IN GOLD CUPS

Seattle's favorite grocery store manager wins new customers for Thriftway Supermarkets by winning races and prizes in a high-powered thunderboat

By Rex Lardner

Football

A midsummer night's dream of autumn

The best college football players of last year shuffled off to touchdowns in Buffalo before a critical audience

By Dan Jenkins

Baseball

Oops, there goes another old shrine

In St. Louis the relentless march of progress has doomed one of baseball's landmarks—and not everyone seems to be overjoyed

By Robert Creamer

Boating

Only three knew where the wind blew

While the East Coast sweltered and a fleet of 85 boats searched in vain for a breeze, three others—'Jubilee,' 'Challenge' and the yawl shown above-sailed a race from Annapolis to Newport in their very own weather

By Hugh Whall

Harness Racing

Del Miller's magic carpet

The world's first synthetic racetrack has won quick approval from most trotting horsemen, who feel that it will eliminate the problems caused by mud and frost

By Kenneth Rudeen

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

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