Cover
Champion
Boston Marathon
EVERYBODY RUNS TO BOSTON
Thundering down the main street of Hopkinton, Mass. last week came a herd of runners, the 245 entrants in the Boston Marathon. There were big runners and small runners, young runners and old runners, lean runners and even a few fat runners. Some were out for a lark, some merely to finish—but quite a few were out to win. The man who did, Aurele Vandendriessche of Belgium, set a course record as he defeated a brilliant field that included some of the world's best long-distance runners
Hot Team
A HOT TEAM IN THE OLD TOWN
Philadelphia, it has been said, is a city that loves a loser. Now that the new young Phillies seem to have developed winning ways, the inhabitants don't know whether to laugh or cry
Players And People
PLAYERS ARE NOT JUST PEOPLE
Betting on professional football games seems a natural thing to many millions of people. But last week NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle made some old truths painfully clear
Not So Gently
NOT SO GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM
A long weekend loaf on a lazy river is the object of a canoe float, but there are always unimagined hazards when one leaves the friendly shore in a fragile shell, and no waterborne search for peace can escape them
Horse Racing
Bridge
Tennis
Baseball's Week
For The Record
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Departments

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)