July 01, 1963
July 01, 1963

Table of Contents
July 1, 1963

Yesterday/A Lanky Yank
Big Jay
Our Swiftest
Please Come In
Italian Hands
Time And The Ocean
  • Rounding Koko Head in a knockdown puff near the finish of the 1961 California-to-Hawaii race, Howard Ahmanson's Sirius II' shows here that those who race on the sea risk more from the elements than those who race on land. But the point is the same: to get there first. This month fleets of salt-toughened sailormen are speeding against time across the world's two greatest oceans. The story of one who has raced his boat on both

Total Vacations
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


Bob Goeltz, 16-year-old freshman at Landon School in Bethesda, Md., played his standard steady baseline game to defeat teammate Dick Dell (younger brother of Davis Cupper Donald Dell) 6-2, 6-0 to win the Eastern Interscholastic Tennis Championship.

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Jack Ryan, 54, after a 45-minute struggle at Sandy Point Beach, R.I., landed a 67-pound striped bass, third-largest ever caught on rod and reel and the largest on 15-pound test line. Ryan's wife obligingly sat on the fish so it would not flop its way back into the ocean.

Marcia McDaniels, of Tacoma, Wash., who started broad jumping only a year ago, leaped 17 feet 2 inches at a meet in Seattle to break the national 12- and 13-year-old record by five inches. Marcia sprints and high-jumps, as well, for her track club, the Mic-Macs.

Bud Hollowell, a USC catcher, who entered the NCAA baseball championships with a .183 batting average, ended up as Most Valuable Player after he led the Trojans to a fourth title by batting .350. Bud led the tournament in RBIs (9) and hit four home runs.

Jim Mangum, of New Orleans, triumphed over 36 holes and more than 900 oilmen from 14 states with a one-under-par 142 to become the first three-time winner of the Gulf Coast Oil Center tournament in Lafayette, La.—"the world's largest golf event in one location."

Harry Hague, a 37-year-old Walnut Creek, Calif, skin diver, got 54 pounds of fish, nearly twice that of his closest competitor, to lead his three-man team—the East Bay Barnacles—to the Central and Northern California Spear Fishing Championship.