Sept. 05, 1960
Sept. 05, 1960

Table of Contents
Sept. 5, 1960

Horse Racing
  • By Theodore M. O'Leary

    JoAnne Gunderson won the women's Amateur title, but an unknown girl from Kansas proved the tournament's most upsetting ingredient

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


14 Splendor and Spleen
The Olympic Games opened with pomp and pageantry but quickly produced a furious flap

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23 The 'Found' Weekend
After six games in 50 hours, the New York Yankees are in the best spot yet to regain the pennant

26 Happy as a Clam
In a photograph with the quality of a painting, four very human nuns go clamming by the shore

32 Mucho Bueno from S√£o Paulo
The new queen of tennis is Maria Bueno, slender, graceful and an all-court performer

36 The Redcoats Are Coming
The British Look is the big news of fall fashions for men and women

44 Part II: The Peak of Storms
After hurling back one daring rush for the summit, Dhaulagiri, the "unclimbable fiend," surrenders

68 The Tiger in Grandma's Lap
When you see a housecat gone wild—even just a little bit wild—shoot him. So says Corey Ford

The departments

8 Scorecard
12 Editorials
36 Sporting Look
54 Horse Racing
57 Golf
58 Charles Goren
73 For the Record
74 Baseball's Week
75 19th Hole
76 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 73

COVER: Rafer Johnson leads the U.S. team in the opening ceremonies. Photograph by Jerry Cooke


Next week

Track and field take the center stage at Rome, and SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S team of writers and photographers covers the U.S. bid for clusters of medals and world records.

After 16 years of watching topflight tennis amateurs take payments over and under the table, Australian Sportswriter Jack Pollard tells who got what, when and from whom.

With power to spare, Jack Nicklaus has blasted his way to the top of amateur golf. Ray Cave tells why he wants to stay an amateur, and may become another Bobby Jones.