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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Would legalized gambling be good or bad?

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 its tallest headlines

Saratoga

THE $75,000 NOD

It was the most expensive gesture last week at Saratoga where horse fanciers bought $2 million in futures at odds longer than roulette's

By Joe Estes

A WHITNEY STEALS THE SHOW FROM FELLOW WHITNEYS

Soundtrack

OLD MAN IN A HARD STRAW "DOES 'E BUTT?"...NEW PECKING ORDER IN K.C.

Spectacle

WIMBLEDON'S SACRED LAWNS

The faithful pause on an ivy-clad balcony to look down on the decorous garden shrine of world tennis

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

THE YANKEES ARE STILL THE TEAM TO BEAT

If they win, it will be six straight pennants, six straight World Series. If they fail, the team that beats them will always be known as the team that stopped the unstoppable Yanks

By Robert Creamer

Preview Of The U.S. Amateur

THE U.S. AMATEUR

The top tournament for American golfers who work for a living and play their golf on the side takes place next week at the Country Club of Detroit, with a field of 200 including the golfer of the year and everybody's amateur, Billy Joe Patton

By Herbert Warren Wind

IT ALL BEGAN IN 1895

FLAT, FAIR AND DEMANDING

'LET'S SMILE AGAIN'

Billy Joe Patton, the North Carolina lumberman, has proved it is possible to play good golf and still have a good time

By Coles Phinizy

Hunting

BACK PACKS FOR BUSH TRAVELING

A discussion of various means of toting a load in relative comfort

By John Durant

A DATE ON MT. RAINIER

Four teen-agers explore a mountain and pitch camp in its towering crater

You Should Know

YOU SHOULD KNOW if you are going to take up bird watching

By The Know-It-All

Health

SOMETHING IN THE AIR

TO MILLIONS OF WEEPING, SNEEZING AMERICANS IT IS OPEN SEASON FOR HAY FEVER

Motor Sports

AIRBASE CLASSIC

At Columbus 160 racers saw Jim Kimberly win U.S. title

By John Bentley

BOUNCING PERFECTION

A pretty diving champion develops her graceful form on a springy trampoline

Boxing

A PAY NIGHT FOR OLD ARCHIE

At 37 the world's light-heavyweight champion fights for the first time in Madison Square Garden

By Budd Schulberg

Baseball

THE BENDING BRANCH

Mr. Rickey's retirement will be a loss to the baseball world

By Red Smith

QUEENS OF THE SOUND

All summer long the waters off Long Island are filled with sailboats of all sizes, from the modest do-it-yourself to the majestic racing yacht

Tennis

OUR OWN 'WHIZ KIDS'

With Jack Kramer's coaching they may retrieve the Davis Cup

By William F. Talbert

Column Of The Week

Corpus Christi Caller

A tip from the horse's mouth may not be much good if the horse is neurotic. Ray Terrell warns the $2 better that the day is coming when he'll need to study Freud as well as racing forms.

By Ray Terrell

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS August 20 through 26

Sporting Look

NEW SHORT CUT

Yesterday

JOHN L. AND JAKE

In a great bare-fisted battle Sullivan and Kilrain fought 75 grueling rounds

Last Laugh

LAST LAUGH

Departments

Memo from the Publisher

By H.H.S. Phillips Jr.

PICTURE CREDITS

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS