16 SOUNDTRACK Sniffles at Forest Hills...Williams at 36...Atkinson at 3,000
19 SPECTACLE Victory and defeat: dramatic baseball action of the week
23 THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT As the camera sees it
69 SCOREBOARD and Week's Winners
71 COMING EVENTS
10 THE NATION'S ELEVEN BEST ELEVENS
Just back from a coast-to-coast tour, HERMAN HICKMAN selects the top college football teams for 1951
26 THE GOLDEN ARM OF JOHNNY ANTONELLI
A portrait of the Giants' 20-game winner. By DAN PARKER
33 THE HIGH HIMALAYAN SWEEPSTAKES
The first full account of the new era in mountain climbing, including the conquest of K2, by DR. CHARLES HOUSTON and WILLIAM H. WHITE. With eight pages of pictures, IN COLOR
53 SEE HOW THEY RUN
A complete and authoritative report on the Grand Prix and sports-car racing seasons, here and abroad.By JOHN BENTLEY
62 THE BIG FIGHT: THE MEN AND THEIR MUSCLES
Anatomical drawings in color of Rocky Marciano and Ezzard Charles by PAUL PECK, with a training camp report by BUDD SCHULBERG
THE GREAT OUTDOORS:
29 The Way a Wildcat Fights. Two hunters and their dogs tree a cat in Oregon, IN COLOR
46 Freedom under the Seas. Philip Wylie speaks up for the classical angler beset by spear-fishers
72 The Fisherman's Calendar. Compiled by ED ZERN
COVER: Sports-Car Racing Andrews AFB, Wash.
Photograph by DANIEL RUBIN
Acknowledgments on page 59
59 Red Smith locates the nearly invisible Walter Alston
64 Column of the Week: J. Roy Stockton offers the Orioles some stern advice
66 Albion Hughes welcomes England's queen to U.S. tracks
67 Robert N. Bavier Jr. presents that remarkable sailor "Leggie" Mertz
68 Herbert Warren Wind finds good manners and good golf at Merion
76 Victor Kalman proposes Joe Falcaro for bowling's Hall of Fame
2 Hot Box: JIMMY JEMAIL asks: Should you argue with the umpire?
4 Pat on the Back: Praise for those not already smothered with it
47 You Should Know: If you're going to take up spear-fishing
50 Sporting Look: A visit with America's new and beautiful champion skeet shot, IN COLOR
60 Under 21: At Vandalia a young marksman upholds the family reputation
73 Health: You can't keep your eye on the ball
74 Yesterday: How America won the first great rifle match
77 The 19th Hole: The readers take over
80 Last Laugh: The cartoonists have their inning
Vital to sports-car race drivers are their pit crews, who keep them posted on their position. U.S. Champion Jim Kimberly (see pp. 53-57) has perfected a color code of secret symbols which enables his crew to convey a complex message as he streaks to victory with his 4.5 Ferrari.
IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE
THERE IS NO JOY IN BROOKLYN...
...when the Dodgers strike out. How it looks and feels, brilliantly reported in SI's first short story, "Brooklyns Lose," by William Heuman.
GALLICO: RETURN TO SPORTS
In 1938 Paul Gallico said farewell to sports. Now he is back with a fine article on fencing
FOOTBALL: THE MIGHTY MIDWEST
In the first of four sectional articles Herman Hickman examines America's heartland
WHO RUNS THE YANKEES?
Not Casey Stengel, but an impassive fellow named George Weiss. By ROBERT SHAPLEN