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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Ford Frick, Commissioner of Baseball, says that television is killing the minor baseball leagues. Is it?

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

BATBOY FOR THE INDIANS

Young Harold Klug winds up two years of racking bats with baseball's biggest thrill—working the Series

By Duane Decker

Sportsman

ERNEST HEMINGWAY

The "Lost Generation" novelist has been a lifelong outdoorsman

Table of Contents

BASEBALL 1954

For the fans it was a season of vivid moments—while the impersonal scorebooks wrote a story of their own

By Roger Kahn

THE PROS SAY:

Spectacle

LITTLE BROWN JUG

A champion who was very nearly crippled a few days before the race takes charge of the Kentucky Derby of standardbred pacing—and prevents a filly from upsetting a nine-year-old tradition

Soundtrack

SOUNDTRACK

AUTUMN MADNESS—TEXAS STYLE, DEMPSEY IN ARGENTINA, BANGKOK TURNS OUT FOR A FISTFIGHT

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Treasure Diver

THE GREEN WATER WORLD OF ART McKEE

Fascinated by all the odd relics of shipwrecks, a veteran explorer works six hours a day below, nearly drowns once a week, and meets some really queer fish

By Coles Phinizy

Motor Sports

TESTING THE THUNDERBIRD

Ford's latest creation is a speedy, sporty answer to the growing U.S. demand for power and comfort with a sports car thrill

By John Bentley

You Should Know

YOU SHOULD KNOW: if you plan to take up bowling

By The Know-It-All

Bowling

THE BIG BONANZA

The B.P.A.A.'s $85,000 handicap may hurt bowling more than it helps

By Victor Kalman

EXECUTIVE SHOOT

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

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

Compiled by Ed Zern

Column Of The Week

Detroit Free Press

By Lyall Smith

Game of The Week

GAME OF THE WEEK: NOTRE DAME 21 TEXAS 0

By Sam Welles

Football

THE SOLID SOUTH

By Herman Hickman

Baseball

WHERE'S CHARLEY?

Dressen is back in the majors, where managers never die and only seem to fade away

By Red Smith

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS October 1 through 7

Horse Racing

HARTACK'S WEEK

Willie conquered the United Nations and even established a beachhead at Belmont

By Albion Hughes

Sporting Look

HIGH POCKETS

Health

NO STRESS, NO STRAIN

An engineer turned gymnast eliminates the grunt and groan from exercises and builds balanced bodies instead of bulging biceps

Golf

FOLLOWING THROUGH ON '54

It was the leanest season in years for the Old Guard and the most prosperous one ever for the Australians

By Herbert Warren Wind

Yesterday

A BOY'S FIRST SERIES

The author of Studs Lonigan—as loyal a fan as the White Sox have ever had—recalls the first World Series game he ever saw. It was a 12-hour adventure

By James T. Farrell

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Last Laugh

LAST LAUGH

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

SCOREBOARD

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS