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October 16, 1961 | Volume 15, Issue 16

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Terry Baker Cover - Sports Illustrated October 16, 1961

October 16, 1961
The first three games of the World Series the Yankees had a fight on their hands. The last two were debacles. In winning 4-1, the Yankees demonstrated their superiority in every facet of play....

October 16, 1961 | Gilbert Rogin
Cassius Clay, the heavyweight prodigy who is called Cautious by his trainer, was anything but in Louisville last week. He knocked out Alex Miteff and showed he can fight almost as much as he can talk

October 16, 1961 | Alfred Wright

October 16, 1961
"Now, mates," grunts the No. 1 man, John Brogan, "poosh!" and the eight members of the New Haw and Woodham tug-of-war club push with their feet and pull with their arms against the might of a...

October 16, 1961
The salmon returned to the Horsefly River in Canada last month and ran into a forest fire. Robert Cantwell tells how an epic of conservation became a wilderness melodrama.

October 16, 1961
Only they're not trees but concrete pilings underneath an ocean pier off Huntington Beach, Calif., where the annual West Coast surfing championships were held recently. Shooting the pier was an...

October 16, 1961
For 10 years the U.S. Equestrian Team, the team which represents us in the Olympics and other international competitions, has lacked a base, training and stabling its horses wherever a patron...

October 16, 1961 | Robert H. Boyle

October 16, 1961 | John Hanlon
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October 16, 1961 | Alfred Wright

October 16, 1961 | Alfred Wright
Terry Baker is not alone among accomplished performers in college today. Of at least two dozen other superb athletes in big and small schools, here are the best.

October 16, 1961 | Mervin Hyman
In a week of upsets, Syracuse, Georgia Tech, Auburn, North Carolina, Miami, TCU and Cornell, all of whom may have expected more careful treatment from lesser rivals, were sent crashing down. While...

October 16, 1961 | Mervin Hyman
Penn State over Army. Coming off a battering by Michigan, Army may have the stomach but hardly the talent to handle another bruising opponent.

October 16, 1961 | Whitney Tower

October 16, 1961 | Charles Goren
Los Angeles will present a slightly revised lineup when it defends the SPORTS ILLUSTRATED trophy and the title of Bridge Capital of the U.S. against Houston in that city Nov. 23 and 24. Ira Rubin,...

October 16, 1961 | Charles W. Thayer

October 16, 1961 | Charles W. Thayer
A former State Department official and a successful writer (the bestselling Diplomat and other books), Charles Thayer speaks Russian and has traveled extensively in the U.S.S.R. This is the third...

October 16, 1961
RELIEF FOR THE FAN

October 16, 1961
•Walter Brown, owner of the world champion Boston Celtics and president of the last-place Boston Bruins, after sizing up his 1961-62 hockey prospects: "I only wish Bob Cousy could skate."

October 16, 1961
18—N.Y. Daily News, Herb Scharfman (2)19—Marvin E. Newman22—A.P.26, 27—diagrams by William Bernstein65—Mark Kauffman66—L'Aurore91—B.Y.U., Sam H. Guillory, Laughead, Buffalo Evening News94—Russell...

October 16, 1961
Pat Daniels, freshman at Brigham Young University, captured national AAU women's pentathlon at Fort Collins, Colo. She amassed 4,232 points to defeat Defending Champion JoAnn Terry of Tennessee...

October 16, 1961
BOATING—BILL MUNCEY, national unlimited hydroplane champion for the last two years, powered the sturdy Miss Century 21 to a first-place finish in the Governor's Cup regatta on the Ohio River at...

October 16, 1961
VAS YOU EFER?Sirs:Your Mr. Cave had better find one or crawl back to the woodwork (Everything Came Up Red Roses, Oct. 2). He may not be interested, but the story goes that on the night that the...

October 16, 1961
Romantic gunsmith

October 16, 1961 | Mitchell Rawson
Inclined to overdo, Shelton almost overdid himself in

October 16, 1961
PGA winners through mid-September

October 16, 1961 | John D. Davies