June 05, 1961
June 05, 1961

Table of Contents
June 5, 1961

Clubhouse Of Catchers
Tangle In Philly
Hunt Meetings
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


14 Shep Tangles with the Boys
The Pennsylvania trotting commissioner battles some politicians over control of four race tracks

This is an article from the June 5, 1961 issue

18 World's Longest Leap
In California last Saturday night Ralph Boston broad-jumped 27 feet ½ inch, farther than any man before

20 Candidate for an Exclusive Club
Mrs. Katherine Price may become the seventh owner of a Triple Crown winner at Saturday's Belmont Stakes

22 Bald Is for Fishes
A team of Yul Brynners from Fort Lauderdale High School plays Samson to some swimming Delilahs

24 Charlie Finley and Bugs Bunny
Baseball's newest owner uses gimmicks and salesmanship on reluctant Kansas City fans

38 Eye on the Wind
Richard Meek's color camera records the excitement and the beauty of ocean racing

47 Racing in Style
British fashions and rugged rides lend color and excitement to the country picnic mood of the hunt meet

72 Hawks in the Attic
The charming story of an annual visit by two family kestrels. By William O'Hallaren

The departments

4 Coming Events
11 Scorecard
53 Charles Goren
56 Baseball
61 Boxing
62 Conservation
81 Baseball's Week
82 For the Record
83 19th Hole
84 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 82

Cover photograph by Richard Meek


Next week

It's Le Mans time in France again—a time for cookouts and carnivals while the 24-hour road race whistles past. An unusual view of the event is presented in eight pages of color.

Ben Hogan once called Oakland Hills Golf Course, site of the 1961 Open, a "monster." In a preview, Alfred Wright tells why and predicts which golfers should do best on its well-trapped fairways. Plus, from the Dorado Beach course in Puerto Rico, a report on the troubled Canada Cup tournament.