14 That BigStrong Dude
He's Jack Nicklaus, who defeated Arnold Palmer to win the U.S. Open and givethe decade a second golf hero
20 Viva Vavà andGarrincha!
They were the two heroes as Brazil again won the world soccer championship inChile
24 Ready for theReds
The Cornell crew plans to make its new intercollegiate championship a steptoward international triumph
26 The Swift SetRuns to the Top
They play for the Los Angeles Dodgers and their bright speed may hustle theirteam to a pennant
June 24, 1962
28 A Wry Glimpseof Wimbledon
Satirist and artist André Fran√ßois views the world's top tennis tournament witha sly eye
34 Cruising UnderSail
Naval Architect Rod stephens shows how any crew can play safe and still enjoythe adventure of cruising under sail
50 A Strange andLovely Stream
Tribute is paid to florida's St. Johns River, alive with fat bass and floatingislands of hyacinths
60 A Yank inJapan
Picture Joe Stanka, who wandered around baseball's minor leagues for years,finally became a hero—in Japan
56 Track & Field
74 For the Record
76 Baseball's Week
78 19th Hole
Acknowledgmentson page 74
Cover photographby John G. Zimmerman
Mickey Mantle, an indispensable part of the Yankeemachine, has returned to action. Walter Bingham reports on the slugger and hiseffect on the American League race.
The secret wonders of the State of Washington aredivulged in text and photographs by a native who not only knows them well butwho is willing to share them—Dolly Connelly.
A colorful look at the surprising things that arehappening to playgrounds, where the swing and the slide and the sandbox aregiving way to the era of space and challenge.