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Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

A salute from the editors to men and women of all ages who have fairly earned the good opinion of the world of sport, if not yet its tallest headlines

Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: How much should a wife indulge her husband's love for sports?

By Jimmy Jemail

Boating

LAVOIE'S BAT TO E-Z SQUIRT

This year's National Motor Boat Show at New York had many more marine wonders than any one man could count

By Robert N. Bavier Jr.

Fancy Pets

SOME PRETTY FANCY PETS

By John O'Reilly

Bobsledding

TWO MEN AGAINST THE WORLD

Switzerland's old bobsledding "pros"—Fritz Feierabend and Franz Kapus—turned the 1955 World Bobsledding Championship into a personal duel

By James Bell

Whitfield

DIPLOMAT IN SHORT PANTS

Olympic Track Star Mal Whitfield of the U.S. runs, demonstrates and lectures in Northern Rhodesia at the end of a five-month international tour building good will through sport

Soundtrack

SOUNDTRACK

THE EDITORS CONSIDER BASEBALL'S BLOCKS OF GRANITE, SALUTE THE WORLD BILLIARDS CHAMPION AND A GIRL OF 15 WHO WOULD BE QUEEN

Spectacle

DOGS ON THE RUN

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Sporting Look

RESORT '55: ALL WHITE, SLIM

Steelheads

PAUTZKE AND HIS SUPERTROUT

Out in the State of Washington a determined biologist named Clarence Pautzke has made history by breeding 20-pound, seagoing steelhead trout—and in greater runs than even the Indians knew

By Joe Miller

Column Of The Week

The Washington Post Times Herald

Shirley Povich, president of the Baseball Writers Association, warns that it's time for a pause in Hall of Fame balloting

By Shirley Povich

Football

NOW AND THEN

In the draft, the names got the nod

By Herman Hickman

Hockey

FIGHTS ON ICE

They are an unavoidable part of the game

By Scott Young

Golf

CLASS DINNER

A tribute to some sterling champions

By Herbert Warren Wind

Horses

FURRINERS!

Overseas horses are all the rage

By Albion Hughes

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS February 4 through 13

Snow Patrol

SNOW PATROL

A late roundup of snow conditions in America from a picked group of local skiers

Compiled by Bill Wallace

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

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

Compiled by Ed Zern

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Tip From The Top

For golfers of all degrees of skill

By Gene Sarazen

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS