Waterlogged Hitchhiker

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

Waterlogged Hitchhiker

Bouncing along Washington's Puget Sound one dark night, a speedy little 20-foot outboard cabin cruiser caught up with a 1,200-foot raft of logs moving slowly under tow to an Everett, Wash. sawmill. Result for the cruiser: a few bumpy minutes as she climbed up on the logs and a long, free ride to Everett as the uninvited but helpless guest of the towing company.

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