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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

Pamela Teague, 12-year-old daughter of a pub landlord in Scorrier, Cornwall, is one of England's best young horsewomen. Pam won her first prize riding in a special basket saddle at the tender age of 21 months, and thus far has won 42 silver cups and more than 50 other prizes. She emulates England's famous equestrienne, Pat Smythe, and says she is "only really happy when I have a horse under me."

Dick Bass, Vallejo, Calif., high school senior, may be the hottest halfback in football today. In eight games Dick scored 32 touchdowns and 32 conversions for 224 points, averaged 14.1 yards a carry. He has already had mail from two dozen colleges and been scouted by the pros.

Don Carter, 28, has been Bowler of the Year and national match game champion two years running. He now rolls for the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in St. Louis, led Pfeiffer Beer of Detroit to the national title in 1953. Don has rolled ten 300 games.