Three fine old American games—cowboys and Indians, baseball and press agentry—were joined recently in Durango, Mexico, where the movie Geronimo is being shot. Between shootings an improbable ball game took place. The cowboys were on one side, naturally, the Indians on the other. A southpaw Geronimo (actually Chuck Connors, onetime Dodger and Cub first baseman and later TV's Rifleman) threw tomahawk sliders for the Indians. They won—perhaps because the umpire was intimidated by the knife tucked in the catcher's belt.
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June 19, 1961
Archie Moore's triumph over Giulio Rinaldi was a satisfying if not first-rate show, but the champion's dressing room oration (below), complete with loving attention to a diminished belly scarred by an old ulcer operation, was a grand performance. For the story of the fight and more Moore, turn the page
- By Braille
For 10 months of the year, professional women golf players tour the U.S. They travel self-contained as turtles in their shells, but occasionally there are times when the only compensations for a life spent on tour are pure victory or unwavering camaraderie. Here is the journal of an outsider who, for a few weeks, shared the professionals' life
- By Herman Weiskopf
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