July 13, 1964
July 13, 1964

Table of Contents
July 13, 1964

Baltimore's Flags
Olympic Trials
The Outcasts
Net Play
  • By Bill Talbert

    During the past few months Bill Talbert has been teaching his 12-year-old son Peter how to play net. We felt that Talbert's instructions to his son would also be of interest to our readers, from 12-year-olds on up. What follows is intended solely for those who have never played net, those who have played it only under direct order from a partner and those who have played it with gusto but without effect. In short, it is intended for most tennis players

Mr. Mulloy
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


12 Baltimore's Two Flags
As the city celebrates The Star-Spangled Banner's anniversary, the Orioles bid boldly for the pennant

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16 First Big Hurdle to Tokyo
Seventeen men won places on the U.S. Olympic team at the trials in New York

20 Still Too Tender to Be a Tiger
Floyd Patterson tried to prove himself again, but all he proved was that he doesn't really want to fight

22 The Outcasts Are Counted In
As the Davis Cup nears, Australia may lift its ban on Roy Emerson, Wimbledon champ, and Fred Stolle, runner-up

Salute to Tennis

26 A tribute to a game that is played throughout the world by people of all ages
28 A lesson in net play—the volley, overhead and tactics—by former doubles champion Bill Talbert
34 A nostalgic look at the indoor courts of the old Long Island estates, in color by Artist Paul Davis
40 A record of the problems encountered by one man when he built his own tennis court, by E. J. Kahn Jr.
56 A profile of Gardnar Mulloy, 50-year-old tournament player who can still beat most people, by Gilbert Rogin

The departments

6 Scorecard
46 People
48 Baseball
52 Boating
54 Bridge
65 Baseball's Week
66 For the Record
68 19th Hole

Acknowledgments on page 66

Cover photograph by Neil Leifer


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