June 25, 1962
June 25, 1962

Table of Contents
June 25, 1962

U.S. Open
  • Those are the words Arnold Palmer used to describe Jack Nicklaus, the young giant who coolly and masterfully defeated him in a stunning U.S. Open playoff to become this era's other wonder man of golf

Viva Vava
St. Johns
Track & Field
Yank In Japan
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


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

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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

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


6 Scorecard
56 Track & Field
57 Bridge
74 For the Record
76 Baseball's Week
78 19th Hole

Acknowledgmentson page 74

Cover photographby John G. Zimmerman

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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.