June 13, 1966
June 13, 1966

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June 13, 1966

Second Fastest
  • By Gwilym S. Brown

    A 19-year-old Kansas freshman, Jim Ryun, gave U.S. track fans their biggest thrill of 1966 when he came within two-tenths of a second of breaking Michel Jazy's 3:53.6 world mile record

Reckless Dash
U.S. Open
Harness Racing
A Nobody
  • Each year thousands of unknown golfers try to qualify for the U.S. Open, and some succeed. This is the story of one of them, a country-club pro from Michigan City, Ind. named George Thomas (right), who had long dreamed of 'teeing it up' in the game's greatest tournament but never really expected that one June day he would be sharing the Bellerive Country Club locker room with—and competing against—players like Jack Nicklaus

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over