Oct. 02, 1961
Oct. 02, 1961

Table of Contents
Oct. 2, 1961

Point Of Fact
  • By Herman Weiskopf

    A special World Series quiz to excite the memory and increase the knowledge of fans and armchair experts

Rebel Yell
World Series Preview
Stanley's Jug
Andy Frain
Horse Racing
College Football
Pro Football
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


18 Rebel Yell for 1961
Mississippi ran over Arkansas in the year's first big game and gave notice it might be the best in the U.S.

This is an article from the Oct. 2, 1961 issue Original Layout

The Baseball Drama

22 Roger Maris' ordeal in pursuit of No. 60
26 Everything came up red roses for Cincinnati
28 Scouting reports on the Series teams

30 Stanley Gets His Jug
A star on the night raceways for years, Stanley Dancer won pacing's top prize in bright Ohio sunshine

34 Two-way Tony Goes Over and Back
If swimming the Channel is like running a four-minute mile, Antonio Abertondo is a two-minute miler

36 October in the Uplands
In a portfolio of watercolors, Artist Francis Golden records the moods of an outdoorsman's autumn day

42 "The Crowd Is Your Enemy"
That's Andy Frain's way of describing gate-crashers to his army of ushers at the nation's top arenas

74 My Father Was a Fearless Fan
Harvey Rhoades was a meek and kindly man, but at sports events he turned into a shameless wild animal

The departments

10 Scorecard
56 Horse Racing
58 College Football
63 Pro Football
66 Nature
69 Charles Goren
86 Baseball's Week
88 For the Record
89 19th Hole
92 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 88

Cover photograph by John G. Zimmerman


Next week

Carleton Mitchell and his yawl Finisterre, the most successful combination in the whole history of ocean racing, rediscover the simple delights of a lazy cruise along Chesapeake Bay.

Known for its automobiles, its architecture and its affluence, the Italian city of Torino is discovered, in words and in color pictures, as a smart and lively center of sports activities.

An edge in pitching may swing the World Series to the Cincinnati Reds. Walter Bingham scouts the staff and assesses its chances against Yankee power hitters in both stadiums.