Days of Grief and Glory
This is an article from the Sept. 12, 1960 issue
14 IN COLOR: two great races of the Olympic week
17 TEX MAULE explains our track and field results
28 KEN RUDEEN covers events in and on the water
31 The New Pros Open Up
The American Football League goes into action this week with men, money and a chance to succeed
37 Advantage, Receiver!
To a big-time tennis amateur, nothing talks quite so loud as money.
By Jack Pollard
45 One Whale of a Golfer
Blasting his way to the top of amateur golf, Jack Nicklaus hopes to be another Bobby Jones
61 The 19th Horse
Harness racing's classic Hambletonian was the winner's first win of the season
66 How to Reform Hunters
New York State learns how to teach hunters manners and farmers patience
77 Wind on My Wings
Percy Knauth takes the reader down the runway and into the earth-sky world beyond
10 Coming Events
57 Tip from the Top
58 Horse Racing
61 Harness Racing
74 Charles Goren
85 For the Record
86 Baseball's Week
87 19th Hole
88 Pat on the Back
Acknowledgments on page 85
COVER: Jack Nicklaus blasts out of a sandtrap. Photograph by John G. Zimmerman
All the medal winners of all the events in the XVII Olympiad, plus final evaluations of the performers and inside stories of how U.S. athletes won some events—and lost others.
Spouts Illustrated, in its fifth annual Football Issue, introduces the wide-open 1960 season. There will be color photographs of teams in game action, reports by coaches, a poem by Ogden Nash, a refreshing appraisal of Ole Miss's combination of beauty and brawn plus, in a special insert, scouting reports for 144 major and 13 small college teams.