May 07, 1962
May 07, 1962

Table of Contents
May 7, 1962

Point Of Fact
Billy Joe
No. 1
Derby Preview
Sporting Look
Erie Cruise
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


16 The Kentucky Derby

This is an article from the May 7, 1962 issue

36 Tomi Ungerer paints his bold impressions of Derby Day
43 Whitney Tower analyzes the field in this yearns race

18 No Fight for Sonny
The New York commission denies a license to Sonny Liston, the heavyweight challenger

20 Patton Comes out of the Woods
Golf's wild-swinging Billy Joe stopped hitting shots into the trees and wound up winning a big event

22 Always Room for One More
About 5,000 schoolboys race the stop watch and each other in that biggest of all track meets, the Penn Relays

28 Hallelujah, He's No. 1
As a tournament bum Whitney Reed lives in vagabond luxury, but he also plays a good game of tennis

52 The Thames
The beauties of England's great river, inspiration to poets and sportsmen, are shown in a color portfolio

72 Take a Left at the Erie
A family of landlubbers muddles through the maze of rivers, lakes and locks that make up the famed Triangle cruise

The departments

7 Scorecard
61 Bridge
63 Baseball
66 Sporting Look
93 For the Record
94 Baseball's Week
96 19th Hole

Acknowledgments on page 93

Cover Painting by Tomi Lingerer


Next week

Comeback golfer Gene Littler, now U.S. Open champion and top money winner, had to rediscover his swing before he could achieve the success long predicted for him.

Best daddy in harness racing is Adios, whose sons and daughters dominate the sport. Kenneth Rudeen reports on his record and the man who developed him, Del Miller.

Mrs. Charles Payson is one of the wealthiest women in the country and a frantic sports fan. Meet the owner of the New York Mets and assorted other enterprises.