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Just Like Ike

Oct. 09, 1961
Oct. 09, 1961

Table of Contents
Oct. 9, 1961

Thoroughbred Racing
Maris
  • Roger Maris hit the home run that tied Babe Ruth's record on a curve ball thrown by Jack Fisher of the Orioles. It was a high drive so close to the right-field foul pole that Maris didn't run. "If it was fair," he said later, "I had plenty of time. If it was foul, I'd save my strength." So Maris, Catcher Gus Triandos and Umpire Bill Kinnamon all stood still and watched as the ball hit the third deck, fair by three feet. About No. 61 (next page) there was no uncertainty

  • Kelso laid claim to that honor with the speed and wide margin of his victory in the Woodward Stakes (below). He should have a chance to prove it soon in the International at Laurel, against Europe's best

Notre Dame-Oklahoma
Arms For Cincy
Master Points
Boating
Baseball
Amateur Sport
Chesapeake
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

Just Like Ike

Well, perhaps not just like. After all, this golfer is a Democrat, not a Republican, but she does live in the White House. And even though she only started learning the game last summer, Jackie Kennedy already swings a golf club with a veteran's natural grace, as these pictures—shot through a telephoto lens in Newport last week—plainly show.

This is an article from the Oct. 9, 1961 issue Original Layout

FOUR PHOTOSJ. WALLER GREEN—ASSOCIATED PRESS