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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Should pitchers throw the "duster" against a dangerous batter in a tight game?

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

Under 21

HIP-POCKET HUNTER

Once a small-boy pest, the trusty slingshot is becoming a respected sporting weapon

By Duane Decker

Table of Contents

THE TWILIGHT OF THE GODS

Casey Stengel's proud Yankees, playing at a clip that has won them five World Championships, went into Cleveland this week and met a better team—the 1954 Cleveland Indians, who did not "choke up"

By Roger Kahn

Soundtrack

SOUNDTRACK

PERU OVER PANHANDLE, 14-7 PEPPER MARTIN SLIDES AGAIN...PISTOLS AT TURIN

Spectacle

HORSE UP; RIDER DOWN

In one mighty, man-high lunge a wild bronco throws his rider to the ground and menaces him with pawing hooves

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

72 HOME RUNS...224 RUNS BATTED IN

Never was there such a year for heroics in minor-league baseball, never so many headline heroes

THE YANKEES' REAL BOSS

He is a shrewd, practical businessman named George Weiss who would like to win the pennant but won't be too disturbed if his team loses this year

By Robert Shaplen

Nature

HERE COME THE CRANES

The survivors of America's tallest birds will be "escorted" south

By John O'Reilly

You Should Know

YOU SHOULD KNOW: If you're going into the woods

By The Know-It-All

Column Of The Week

COLUMN OF THE WEEK

By James Reston

Boating

WALET & CO.

A young skipper and his able crew win the Mallory Cup for the second year

By Robert N. Bavier Jr.

The Great Midwest

FOOTBALL IN THE GREAT MIDWEST

It includes five of the eleven top-ranking elevens, some of the scrappiest of the small colleges, and is likely to produce some major decisions in the next fortnight

By Herman Hickman

Horse Racing

TWO FOR CLARK

A little-known American has now won both the Derby and the St. Leger

By Albion Hughes

EN GARDE UNDER THE DUELING OAKS

New Orleans teaches swordplay to its youngsters

Sporting Look

FALL FLYWEIGHTS

Now a man can wear his coat when it's July in October

A Place To Be

GREENBRIER IN AUTUMN

When its three golf courses are decorated with fall colors this West Virginia resort is one of the most pleasant anywhere

By Horace Sutton

Golf

THE STRANAHAN CASE

As a pro Frank should find the tournaments harder and life easier

By Herbert Warren Wind

Baseball

TRAVESTY IN FLATBUSH

The decision was by the book but Milwaukee was done wrong

By Red Smith

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS September 17 through 23

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

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

Compiled by Ed Zern

Tennis

NO YEAR FOR KINGS

It was a season of upsets, surprises, and one bright hope fulfilled

By William F. Talbert

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Last Laugh

LAST LAUGH

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

SCOREBOARD

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS