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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: What sport provokes the most arguments in your home?

By Jimmy Jemail

Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

Herewith a salute from the editors to men and women of all ages who have fairly earned the good opinion of the world of sport, regardless of whether they have yet earned tallest headlines

Table of Contents

DUEL OF THE FOUR-MINUTE MEN

Bannister surges to victory in the heart-stirring Vancouver mile

By Paul O'Neil

Soundtrack

NEWS FROM THE KARAKORAM GUINNESS MAN...TEARLESS LOVE UNDER THE ELMS

Spectacle

"I WANT HIM AGAIN"

Ringside color pictures by Mark Kauffman are the best argument for the rematch between Charles and Marciano

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

BRITAIN'S FIRST SPORTSMAN

The Duke of Edinburgh, an all-round athlete, leads the British Empire in sports and earns new title

THE BASEBALL BUBBLE TROUBLE

By Martin Kane

Weidman's Burden

...ANYBODY GOT A SOLLY HEMUS?

By Jerome Weidman

New Golden Age

THE GOLDEN AGE IS NOW

For world-wide interest, for widespread participation, for shattered records, for thrilling triumphs of the human spirit, this is the greatest sports era in history

By Gerald Holland

Western Trout

THE BEST VACATION TROUT FISHING

There is a notion among eastern fly fishermen that river trout of the West are too easy to catch for true sport. "Fat, dumb and happy," they snort. Nevertheless, the best fly fishing in America is in progress right now in a magic 100-mile circle of the Yellowstone National Park area. There, in lovely rivers like the Snake (above), feeding trout may dimple the water like rain, but an eastern expert must bring his skill along to catch them

By John McDonald

THE EAGER BEAVERS

The busy engineers are back at work, flooding fairways and remote mountain glens all over the country. Most people are glad about it

By John O'Reilly

Under 21

THE BIG BOOM

An Australian bumarin—better known as boomerang—can outfly a Mickey Mantle home run. But unlike a baseball, this sickle-shaped piece of wood will twirl right back to you

By Duane Decker

Health

POISON IVY

Hikers and golfers are among its many victims and the blistering itch can be cured only by time

Baseball

MAGIC FOR THE GIANTS

Willie Mays has made a lot, but Durocher is the real mesmerizer

By Red Smith

Golf

GOLF'S GREATEST PUTT

Time: 1929 U. S. Open. Place: 18th hole. The Man: Bobby Jones

By Grantland Rice

A Place To Be

THE JERSEY SHORE

By Horace Sutton

Horse Racing

DANCER AT SARATOGA

Alfred Vanderbilt's gray champion is just about ready to go

By Albion Hughes

Sport In Art

ATHLETE AND ARTIST

George Bellows, noted for boxing art, did other sports masterpieces

Football

LETTER TO JIM TATUM

from an old coach who thinks the All-Stars may beat the Lions

By Herman Hickman

Column Of The Week

COLUMN OF THE WEEK

Sports Editor Gordon Cobbledick considers the beanball and decides it is here to stay—unless some means is found to outlaw wildness high and inside while sanctioning it low and outside

By Gordon Cobbledick

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

A digest of last-minute reports from fishermen and other unreliable sources

COMPILED BY Ed Zern

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS August 13 through 19

Sporting Look

NEW HERALDRY

Sports car racing teams dress the part for a reason

Boxing

SCRAPPY BANTAMS

These jockey-size sluggers would look mighty big on the TV screen

By Budd Schulberg

You Should Know

YOU SHOULD KNOW if you are going to buy a puppy

By The Know-It-All

Tennis

TRABERT'S TROUBLE

He's had plenty this season and it's nobody's fault but his own

By William F. Talbert

Yesterday

THE BELLE OF THE SEVENTIES

America's most beloved horse was a lady named Goldsmith Maid who raced for 13 years, set world records for the mile and gained a popularity that has yet to be excelled

Last Laugh

LAST LAUGH

Departments

A Memo from the Publisher

By H. H. S. Phillips Jr.

SCOREBOARD

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS

PICTURE CREDITS