Aug. 20, 1962
Aug. 20, 1962

Table of Contents
Aug. 20, 1962

Point Of Fact
Kill Button
  • Don Drysdale's pitching motion—once described as 'all spikes, elbows and fingernails'—hasn't changed, but his working attitude has. Result: a good shot at 30 wins and a pennant for the Los Angeles Dodgers

Racing Lady
Outer Islands
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


14 The Troubled Hunter
He fears for his sport as the U.S. Government's dismal waterfowl forecast is hotly disputed

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16 Hitting the Kill Button
Richard Scott Mann, leading motorcycle road racer, discusses the mores of his trade

18 The Russians Have Fixed World Chess
Bobby Fischer tells how the Soviets have manipulated play so that they cannot lose the championship

20 Golfers with Room for Improvement
A man builds a plastic wall, a lady gets her own sand trap and they are all nuts about the game in LA

24 Ex-bad Boy's Big Year
Everything's coming up roses for Pitcher Don Drysdale just when he and the Dodgers need success the most

30 Brave and Brainy Bass
In striking color photographs, Elgin Ciampi reveals the high intelligence and boldness of the largemouth

38 The Racing Lady of Chicago
Her attitude is imperious and her critics abound, but Trackowner Marje Everett is giving her bettors the best

48 Marching Back to School
A strong military influence is apparent in the clothes college men will wear this semester

66 Miracles and Prophecies in Hawaii
In the outer islands Gilbert Rogin finds benign toads, hot waterfalls, neurotic goats and wild pigs

The departments

10 Scorecard
54 Bridge
59 Swimming
61 Golf
81 Baseball's Week
82 For the Record
83 19th Hole

Acknowledgments on page 82

Cover photograph by John G. Zimmerman


Next week

Seven beauties of tennis—in color photographs—salute the Forest Hills tournament, and Jonathan Rhoades recounts Father Rhoades' hilarious adventures on the court.

Patagonia, almost the bottom of the world, is a wild land of snow-topped mountains, hill bandits and so many salmon and trout that fish under five pounds are disregarded.

Baseball's old heroes were half as skilled and twice as interesting as today's dreary players. Stanley Frank takes a grumpy look at what has happened to the national pastime.