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


This stag-capped hunting lodge in the city Americans know as Turin was built by a Duke of Savoy. It is all lit up for a ball celebrating the centenary of the birth of modern Italy. As these pages show, Torino—until this year almost unknown to tourists—is one of Europe's most varied sports centers

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

After a morning of boating on the Po, two girls pause for coffee in the sun beneath the statue of King Emanuele Filiberto, which has come to be the symbol of Torino

At new race track, Count Urbano Ratazzi, in riding clothes, greets Truck President Emanuele Nasi and wife

Parties in Torino are among the most elegant in all of Italy. Here Elisabetta Galanti sips trine at a ball

An industrialist discusses the building of the new opera house with Mayor Peyron in Ristorante del Cambio