Upward to Defeat

Oct. 09, 1961
Oct. 09, 1961

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Oct. 9, 1961

Thoroughbred Racing
  • 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
Amateur Sport
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

Upward to Defeat

Dale Williams, University of Georgia quarterback, is flying high, all right, but he isn't exactly soaring to victory. As a matter of fact, the Vanderbilt linebacker seemingly groveling in defeat on the ground below is the victorious one. He has just sent Williams aloft by bumping him clear out of bounds in a game which Williams and his teammates lost by a solidly earthbound 21-0.

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