Oct. 01, 1962
Oct. 01, 1962

Table of Contents
Oct. 1, 1962

The Series
Jack Price
America's Cup
  • At the precise moment shown at left, the Australian sloop "Gretel" swept past the U.S.'s "Weatherly" on the last leg of the second race to become the first America's Cup challenger in 28 years to win a single event in the best-of-seven series. The Aussies' victory evened the score at one all; on the following pages Carleton Mitchell analyzes the factors that gave new suspense to the century-old cup competition.

Harness Racing
College Football
  • By Gwilym S. Brown

    It has often been claimed, and statistics tend to prove it, that in college football the Western Conference is supreme. Returns from key games last week indicate the pattern will hold up again this fall

Pro Football
Motor Sports
Sporting Look
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


20 It's the Yankees vs. the West
New York will meet the Dodgers or the Giants in a World Series that figures to be bitter and long

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24 Lost in a Forest of Needles
The famous names couldn't keep out of the pine trees, so an unknown 20-year-old won the U.S. Amateur

28 A Team Even a Coach Can Love
Rip Engle won't admit it, but those who saw his Nittany Lions crush Navy are calling them the best in the East

30 Waterlogged Hitchhiker
A fast little hussy on Puget Sound gets picked up in the dark by a great big lumberman

32 "Jack Price Must Be Crazy"
So say the critics about the latest move of the unfashionable owner of our most popular horse, Carry Back

36 Underdog Shows Her Teeth
Unawed by the odds, a tough Australian crew sailed Gretel to a high place among America's Cup challengers

62 California's Covered Look
The new women's swimsuits enclose more territory, but girls will still look like girls

66 The Climb Up to Hell
Jack Olsen begins the full story of the tragic assault on the most treacherous mountain face in the world. Part I

The departments

11 Scorecard
47 Harness Racing
48 College Football
55 Pro Football
58 Motor Sports
61 Bridge
62 Sporting Look
83 Baseball's Week
84 For the Record
85 19th Hole

Acknowledgments on page 84

Cover photograph by Ed Kasper


Next week

The big fight in Chicago, its outcome and aftermath (including some interesting betting action by "The Mob") by Gilbert Rogin, plus a portfolio in color of fight action.

Tommy McDonald, one of the smallest players in pro football, is also one of the best. John Underwood tells how the Eagles' end catches passes and manages to remain alive, too.

Tramp athletes? A survey conducted at the University of Pittsburgh indicates that cash scholarship aid does not corrupt college men or even lead them astray academically.