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DATE DESCRIPTION LOW HIGH AVERAGE

09-Jan-61 Arnold Plamer, Sportman of the Year $10.00 $31.00 $21.58
16-Jan-61 Bob Cousy, Boston Celtics; Features Bill Russell, Tom Heinshon $2.75 $11.50 $6.17
23-Jan-61 Golfers; Bing Crosby Pro Am, Bobby Fisher $0.00 $0.00 #DIV/0!
30-Jan-61 Driving Safely; Bing Crosby Pro Am $0.00 $0.00 #DIV/0!
06-Feb-61 Indoor Track $0.00 $0.00 #DIV/0!
13-Feb-61 Laurence Owen, Figure Skater; Feature on Yogi Berra $0.00 $0.00 #DIV/0!
20-Feb-61 Golfer Billy Casper $2.00 $2.00 $2.00
27-Feb-61 World Bobsled Championship at Lake Placid; article on Duke Blue Devils. $2.00 $4.61 $3.31
06-Mar-61 Baseball spring training the main theme. Great cover shot of kids and the Reds' dugout, and the articles include a feature on Leo Durocher's return to baseball as a coach with the Los Angeles Dodgers, George Weiss recounts his career as a baseball executive and the end of St. Bonaventure's 99-game home winning streak in basketball. $2.75 $10.00 $6.38
13-Mar-61 Floyd Patterson, boxing. $11.00 $11.00 $11.00
20-Mar-61 Skydiving $2.00 $2.00 $2.00
27-Mar-61 Jerry Lucas, Ohio State; NCAA Basketball Tournament coverage $4.00 $15.00 $8.81
03-Apr-61 The Masters Preview; NCAA hoops finals, Marlyn Monroe $0.00 $0.00 #DIV/0!
10-Apr-61 1961 Baseball Issue including 12 pages of wonderful action and portrait shots of players like Mickey Mantle, Ken Boyer and Frank Howard. There are previews of all of the major league teams with head shots of each team's key players. George Plimpton's article on pitching to a big league line-up is in this issue, and there's an article on the Cub's experiment with rotating manager/coaches (it didn't work too well). $3.25 $12.50 $7.55
17-Apr-61 Art: Golden Gate Fishing $4.75 $4.75 $4.75
24-Apr-61 The Amazing Hot Rod Cult; 16 page drag racing article covering the hot rodding craze, titled, The Cultists From Rumpsville, In Words And Color, The Way-Out World Of The Hot Rodders And Their Cars, plus other sports articles on horse jockeys, planing boat racing, Masters champion Gary Player, the new baseball season opens. $4.00 $14.28 $8.46
01-May-61 Kentucky Derby Preview (art) $4.00 $4.00 $4.00
08-May-61 Gary Player, golf, pictured on cover; Portrait of a fixer (bribed college basketball player St. Joseph's Frank Majewski); Masterpiece in Milwaukee (Warren Spahn's no-hit game); Three for the future (sprinters Dennis Johnson of San Jose State and Earl Young of Abilene Christian, and pole-vaulter George Davies of Oklahoma State); Pink coats in the sage (English fox-hunting in a California desert West Hills Hunt); A jittery golf champion (Gary Player); Tokyo's new Olympic face; To Atlantic City by high-speed bus; Home for a designing jockey (Bill Hartack); SI Awards (Emilio Pucci and Jeanne Essig sportswear); and Around the world in 80 years (Derby winning jockey in 1901 and 1902 African American Jimmy Winkfield) $10.00 $10.00 $10.00
15-May-61 Cookie Lavagetto, Minnesota Twins; Features: Kentucky Derby, Sam Snead $3.00 $10.00 $5.75
22-May-61 Snorkeling $0.00 $0.00 #DIV/0!
29-May-61 Indianapolis 500 $3.00 $12.00 $5.25
05-Jun-61 Yachting $0.00 $0.00 #DIV/0!
12-Jun-61 US Open Golf; feature on Cincinnati Reds $2.00 $6.75 $3.67
19-Jun-61 Earl Young (Track) $0.00 $0.00 #DIV/0!
26-Jun-61 Ernie Broglio of the St. Louis Cardinals pitching to Willie Mays of the SF Giants; Features: US Open Golf Results $4.00 $7.00 $5.50
03-Jul-61 Swimming; Features: Pittsburgh Pirates, Jack Nicklaus $0.00 $0.00 #DIV/0!
10-Jul-61 Art: World Tennis Crisis $3.00 $3.00 $3.00
17-Jul-61 Valeri Brumel, Russian track star: Features: Cincinnati Reds, Sonny Liston $2.00 $6.50 $4.50
24-Jul-61 Fishing; Articles: Pittsburgh Pirates; Arnold Palmer $0.00 $0.00 #DIV/0!
31-Jul-61 Philadelphia Phillies; Baseball; Articles: classic home run chase of the summer of '61 between Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris; Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) $4.00 $10.00 $7.00
07-Aug-61 US Chess Champion Lisa Lane $5.25 $10.00 $7.63
14-Aug-61 Murray Rose, USC Swimmer; Articles: Brooklyn Dodgers, Willie Mays $0.00 $0.00 #DIV/0!
21-Aug-61 Golfer Judy Torluemke $1.00 $5.00 $2.81
28-Aug-61 Jockey Johnny Sellers $0.00 $0.00 #DIV/0!
04-Sep-61 Forest Hills Tennis Championships; Articles: National League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Washington Senators $2.00 $5.50 $3.75
11-Sep-61 Golfer Deane Beman $2.00 $2.00 $2.00
18-Sep-61 College Football Preview issue $4.00 $4.25 $4.13
25-Sep-61 Bart Starr, Green Bay Packers (First Cover) $5.00 $36.50 $20.75
02-Oct-61 Roger Maris, NY Yankees (First Cover); Maris' 60th Home Run $11.00 $68.00 $33.55
09-Oct-61 Joey Jay, Cincinnati Reds; Roger Maris breaks Babe Ruth's HR record. $7.00 $15.00 $11.08
16-Oct-61 Terry Baker, Oregon State football; Articles: World Series, Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) $6.25 $20.00 $13.08
23-Oct-61 Jon Arnett and Roy Hord, Los Angeles Rams football; Articles: Ryder Cup, AFL, Cincinnati Reds $3.50 $10.00 $7.83
30-Oct-61 Wilt Chamberlain, San Frnacisco Warriors basketball; Articles: NBA Preview, Chicago Bears $4.25 $12.50 $8.38
06-Nov-61 Kelso, King of Horseracing; Articles: NHL Hockey Preview $4.00 $4.00 $4.00
13-Nov-61 Boxer Tom McNeeley $3.50 $10.00 $6.17
20-Nov-61 Y.A. Tittle, NY Giants football; Articles: Paul Hornung, Jerry West $4.00 $12.50 $8.25
27-Nov-61 Jimmy Saxton, University of Texas football $4.00 $4.00 $4.00
04-Dec-61 Ski Magic $0.00 $0.00 #DIV/0!
11-Dec-61 College Basketball - annual SI special that previewed the NCAA season. All schools and conferences; Article about Bear Bryant and the Alabama Crimson Tide Football National Championship Team - the Tide went on to win the Sugar Bowl on Janury 1; Green Bay Packers Jim Taylor; Horse Racing, Ohio State football. $4.00 $8.00 $6.00
18-Dec-61 Dan Currie or the Champion Green Bay Packers; Giants beat Eagles 28-24 , Sonny Jurgensen; Gene Fullmer, boxing; Slot Cars; Jimmy The Greek oddsmaker. $6.07 $16.50 $9.86
25-Dec-61 Francine Breaud, Skier; Articles: New York Giants vs. Cleveland Browns football, Bowling $4.00 $4.00 $4.00