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March 21, 1955 Table Of Contents

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Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

A salute to some who have earned the good opinion of the world of sport, if not yet its tallest headlines

Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Is it possible for a horse player to beat the races?

By Jimmy Jemail

Baseball

OCTOBER HEROES IN MARCH

As thousands cheer, the Giants-Indians annual spring rivalry hits the road. The champs, however, sometimes perform like Rinky Dinks

By Robert Creamer

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

BASKETBALL MADE SIMPLE, ARE LADY GOLFERS LIKE CHILDREN?, MILK FOR WEIGHT LIFTERS, TV FOR THE BETTOR, CASEY BANS THE DIME TIP, DO YOU HAVE A POINTED HEAD?, BANTAMWEIGHT TAKES A RABBIT PUNCH

Spectacle

RHINO!

Few exclamations suggest more terrifying African sights than those shown in these rare pictures of the infuriated charge of a rhino

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

GYMNASTIC GYRATIONS

Penn State's gymnasts tumble, twist, stand and climb for a mass portrait

Tip From The Top

Especially useful for beginners and for high-handicap golfers

By Jim Fogertey

Bird Watch

BOSTON BIRD WATCHER WALKS WITH HIS HERO

An admirer of Roger Tory Peterson, author of the 'Field Guide,' reports on the exciting adventure to a friend

By Gerald Holland

Snow Patrol

SNOW PATROL

A late roundup of snow conditions in America from picked 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

Boxing

NO ROOM FOR THE GROOM

Everyone but Carmen Basilio gets a crack at the welterweight title

By Budd Schulberg

Golf

BO GESTE

Bo Wininger broke through at last and won at Baton Rouge

By Herbert Warren Wind

Sporting Look

AMERICA'S OASIS

Smack in the middle of the desert sprouts Palm Springs, one of America's great playgrounds, nourished by mountain water and the sun-lover's dollar

Boating

GRAPEFRUIT CIRCUIT

Wiget and Tenney battle it out for Southern outboard honors

By Michael Demarest

BASKETBALL

HIGH-FLYING ROCKETS

Nobody can stop the Air Force team from Andrews

By Gerald Astor

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS March 18 through March 27

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Yesterday

GREAT DAYS FOR THE IRISH

When Irish-Americans were busily breaking each other's track and field records a good time was had by everybody

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