July 09, 1962
July 09, 1962

Table of Contents
July 9, 1962

The Girls
Irish Derby
Race Driving
Track & Field
Mel Allen
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


10 Where the Girls Are
In tennis at Wimbledon, golf at Myrtle Beach and track and field at Chicago, the girls step front and center

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16 Halos, Hopes and Belinsky
With the prettiest hats in baseball and some good plovers under them, the L.A.'s Angels have moved near the top

18 The Irish Colt Was Second
An American horse won the Irish Derby, but the race was a smashing success for Ireland nevertheless

20 Race Driving Taught Here
Ex-Champion Carroll Shelby introduces a new wrinkle in motor sports: a school on the track for young hopefuls

30 World's Strongest Boy
A champion shotputter and weight lifter at 19, Gary Gubner may become the world's strongest man

32 Harriman of Goshen
Roland Harriman is trotting's premier patron, and his track, shown in color pictures, offers quality racing

54 Baseball's Babbling Brook
Huston Horn writes about Mel Allen, "The Voice of the Yankees," a man who can talk the hide off a horse

The departments

6 Scorecard
44 Boating
46 Bridge
49 Track & Field
65 Baseball's Week
66 For the Record
67 19th Hole

Acknowledgments on page 66

Cover photograph by David Moore


Next week

Putting is the golfers' nemesis, especially the pros'. Putting is an evil that causes pain, panic and anguish. Writer Dan Jenkins gets the pros to lie on the couch and tell their troubles.

The U.S.-Russian track meet is previewed by Tex Maule. He picks the winners of each event and forecasts the team scores. We should win, but the Russians are closing fast.

A man-killer of a cycling race, the annual Tour de France covers 2,600 miles of torturous pedaling over plains and mountains in 21 days. Here it is in a magnificent color portfolio.