Sport: Charge!

Crowding into Seals Stadium, the fans wore the jaunty black-and-orange baseball caps of the home-town San Francisco Giants. Market Street intersections were ablare with car radios tuned to "the game.'' Even at Oklahoma! the playgoers showed up with transistor sets, listening with earplugs, and at nearby San Quentin the warden postponed the lights-out of 11:15 p.m. until the Giants had won an extra-inning game. It was the same in Los Angeles, 350 miles to the southeast. At a rocket test site, an engineer could barely wait for the blast of an Atlas engine to...

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