Category Archives: Track and Field

Jim Murray, June 6, 1961

            June 6, 1961: Track and field is still a wholesome LIVING sport, not bound down to tradition like, say, baseball. A trophy for everything and everything for a trophy. I don't know whether you … Continue reading

Posted in #Jim Murray, 1961, Columnists, Comics, Track and Field | 2 Comments

Jim Murray, June 2, 1961

            June 2, 1961: Parry O'Brien at the age of 29 will be a chief drawing card at the Compton Invitational tonight. He is one of the most durable and remarkable athletes of our time. … Continue reading

Posted in #Jim Murray, 1961, Columnists, Comics, Sports, Track and Field | Leave a comment

Jim Murray, May 24, 1961

        May 24, 1961: Donald George Bragg is depressed. In the first place, some young upstart had just broken his listed world record in the pole vault. In the second place, the upstart had done it using … Continue reading

Posted in #Jim Murray, 1961, art and artists, Columnists, Comics, Film, Hollywood, Sports, Track and Field | Leave a comment