July 06, 1964
July 06, 1964

Table of Contents
July 6, 1964

Bonus Baby
Younger And Faster
Alvin Dark
Tokyo Travel Facts
  • By Tom C. Brody

    At first it seemed that no boat in the U.S. could catch up to Harvard. Then California's sturdy oarsmen rowed out of the West looking every bit as good. Now suddenly there are four crews of Olympic caliber

Low's High Life
Baseball's Week
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


16 The Richest Bonus Baby Ever
Rick Reichardt received more money for signing with the Angels than many players earn during their careers

This is an article from the July 6, 1964 issue

22 Younger, Higher and Faster
The AAU track and field championships produced a flood of record-breaking young athletes, led by Tom O'Hara

26 Time of Trial for Alvin Dark
In the thick of a tough pennant race the Giants' manager is beset by rumors that he will be fired

Olympic Tokyo

32 The setting for a glorious Olympiad is photographed in color three months before the Games by Pete Turner
42 A guide designed to make an Olympic visitor at home in the world's most enigmatic city

50 A Fight Between Forgotten Men
It's Patterson vs. Machen in Sweden, in a contest of boxers struggling to come back. A prefight report

56 A High Kind of Low Life
The ever-present mystery man of the golf tour is George Low, a professional putter and professional guest

The departments

8 Scorecard
48 People
50 Boxing
53 Rowing
69 Baseball's Week
70 For the Record
71 19th Hole

Acknowledgments on page 70

Cover photograph by James Drake


Next week

The game of tennis has universal appeal. Wimbledon, first of the year's major outdoor championships, launches a summer of tournament coverage that will not end until the Davis Cup Challenge Round in Cleveland in late September. But lest we forget that tennis is, first of all, a sport for the participant even more than the spectator, SI has prepared an issue within an issue. Surrounded by the week's news—the Olympic track trials, the Machen-Patterson fight, Baltimore's rush for an American League pennant—is our salute to tennis: the game, its players, its courts, techniques, hilarity and hazards, aimed not at the world's best players but at you.