June 04, 1962
June 04, 1962

Table of Contents
June 4, 1962

Point Of Fact
Race In The West
  • San Francisco's Giants broke fast in the National League, but two high hurdles loom: their own history of failure and the hipper-dipper Los Angeles Dodgers, personified below by long-striding Willie Davis stealing second against the Giants last week

Pro Football
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


12 The Race Is inthe West
San Francisco's Giants got off to a fast start, but the speedy Los AngelesDodgers are just a quick step behind

This is an article from the June 4, 1962 issue

18 Battle forLife in Florida
Prolonged drought and a great fire in the Everglades threaten the existence ofthe once beautiful park

24 DetroitDetour
Auto industry wives like to pull off the highway from time to time—just to getaway from the rush

26 The Strategiesof Singles
A master tactician of the tennis court plots the plots that win tournaments.
By William F. Talbert

31 How I Lost theTitle
In the second article from his autobiography, Floyd Patterson reveals the errorthat led to his defeat

52 WinningWithout Trying
Four Russian chess masters come up with a devious plan that may bring one ofthem victory in a world event

56 River ofWhisky and Salmon
Of all the streams in Scotland, none is more celebrated than the Spey—for itsflavor as well as its fish


7 Scorecard
47 Pro Football
48 Golf
50 Bridge
52 Chess
69 For the Record
70 Baseball's Week
71 19th Hole

Acknowledgmentson page 69

Cover photographby Hy Peskin

Next week

Famed old Oakmont once more is host to the U.S. Open.The difficulties of the course are shown in impressive color photographs andare discussed in detail by Alfred Wright.

The big powerboat leads to adventure in fishing andcruising. Eugenie Marron tells how to enjoy both, and color pictures of abattle with a giant marlin demonstrate her point.

All fathers dream of taking sons to a ball game.Little do they know what awaits. James Ransom tells how to cope with nineinnings of hot dogs and boys' questions.