Aug. 21, 1961
Aug. 21, 1961

Table of Contents
Aug. 21, 1961

Harness Racing
Everything But A Horse
Fresh Face
  • In this summer of 1961 the fantastic upward surge in athletic performance and leisure participation is producing new records by the very young and by the old as well. Last week a sunburst of brilliance emphasized the progress made in a few short years

Horse Racing
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


10 The Fresh Face of Sport
The surging changes in seven years of sport are typified by a week of brilliance and excitement

This is an article from the Aug. 21, 1961 issue

16 The Games They Never Played
With a heavy assist from sports, Floyd Patterson's alma mater carries on its task of helping troubled boys

23 A Small but Handy Prodigy
Judy Torluemke, who has been winning golf matches since she was 7, is now one of the best prospects ever

28 August in Deauville
Jerry Cooke's color photographs show why horses, sea, and sun make Deauville the summer capital of France

38 Houseboat Livin' Is Easy
Richard Bissell, author of The Pajama Game and Say, Darling! dwells afloat on the Mississippi and likes it

46 Class Tells—and Costs
A well-bred colt won the Travers at Saratoga, and a son of Hyperion brought a big price at the sales

50 Last Inning of an Angry Man
Ty Cobb is dead, but in his autobiography, soon to be published, he reveals some of the reasons for his anger

The departments

4 Scorecard
42 Food
46 Horse Racing
47 Charles Goren
48 Swimming
59 For the Record
60 Baseball's Week
61 19th Hole
64 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 59

Cover photograph by James Drake


Next week

A golden giant of a fish lurks in the mists of the Western Hemisphere's greatest waterfall. A report on Brazil's Iguaçú Falls, on the fishing there and on a charming country.

No game is more misunderstood by Americans than cricket. Roy Terrell, a baseball writer, visited England and found this stately old game can be hard and fast and fascinating.

Johnny Sellers first won fame as the jockey who rode Carry Back. This year he has become Thoroughbred racing's leading rider. His story includes his plan to retire at the age of 30.