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Memory and Desire

June 13, 1960
June 13, 1960

Table of Contents
June 13, 1960

Yesterday
Editorials
Singlehanded Race
Superdogs
Darling Manuel
Track
Horse Racing
Baseball
Horse Show
Fishing
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back
Departments

Memory and Desire

These incandescent pools of light, glowing in the night on either bank of New York's Harlem River, are a sight unique in sport—and one that mixes memory and desire, even as T. S. Eliot's April. Babe Ruth and John McGraw are dead, the Giants are gone, the Yankees are losers; but this night the Yankees were playing in the Stadium (bottom) and the new professional soccer league had a game in the Polo Grounds. Not much, but the rare twin glow from the two old ball parks gave New Yorkers some hope that sport in the big city was on the way back.

This is an article from the June 13, 1960 issue Original Layout

PHOTOTONY LINCK