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August 12, 1963 Table Of Contents

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Pitchers

MONSTERS ON TOP

Huge young pitchers like Boston's 6-foot-6 Dick Radatz (left), throwing a different ball through a different strike zone, are giving hitters their worst season in 50 years

By Tom C. Brody

POORLY PACKED FOR A CHICAGO TRIP

The College All-Stars had size, speed, agility, confidence and, happily, Ron VanderKelen, and before the long, hot night had ended they also had Green Bay

By Dan Jenkins

Giant Playground

DWARFS IN A GIANT'S WORLD

In eastern California the Sierras carry perpetual winter on their shoulders and hold summer captive in a great valley at their feet. The story of why few men can live there and why thousands go there to play is told on the following pages

By Coles Phinizy

Baseball

The free-swinging Angel who never fears to tread

A big hitter with a big smile has a few (for him) words to say about bad pitches, good times and the view from the back of the team bus

By Robert Creamer

Boating

Sailor with but a single thought

A California skipper used every gimmick from gamesmanship to a soggy sweatshirt for his victory

By Hugh Whall

Travel

The Winter Olympics

Space is tight, but you can still find a bed and a ticket for the Games next February in Innsbruck

By Fred R. Smith

Bridge

Beware when boys are quiet

By knowing when not to bid, David (second left) and Bill Crossley surprised a field of adult experts and nearly won the biggest one-day tournament ever held

By Charles Goren

Horse Racing

Jack's back and so is Carry

Trying to recapture center stage for himself and his horse, Price has Carry Back fit to run again

By Whitney Tower

Rebel Air Force

THE CONFEDERATE AIR FORCE FLIES AT LAST

Out of the sun-bleached skies above Texas' vast Rio Grande Valley comes the whine and snarl of aerial ghosts, a priceless handful of World War II fighter planes rescued from rusty oblivion by a group of drawling, nostalgic pilots

By Dan Jenkins

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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