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April 18, 1955 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Women are not permitted to compete in national and international fishing tournaments. Should they be?

By Jimmy Jemail

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

The shifting odds, The presidential pitchers, The happy golfer, No place to hot-rod, Indoor sports lose playing fields, To catch trout in Milwaukee, Gentleman jockey

Spectacle

CARY CASHES IN

Dr. Cary Middlecoff, the Masters winner, waited out his birdies and conquered lovely Augusta National, one of golf's works of art

Red Smith

THEY ALL PUT KANSAS CITY LAST

Surgeon Smith does a deft exploratory operation on the soft underbelly of the American League, caustically drags forth a burgeoning fact the league has chosen to ignore: the item it is richest in is Very Bad Teams

By Red Smith

Preview

AMERICAN LEAGUE BASEBALL

Keep a sharp eye on the jokers in the second deck, the teams that lie down and play dead. They have the final say on who wins the pennant

By Robert Creamer

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

A QUARTER HORSE CUTS OUT HIS CALF

Horses

UP-AND-DOWN WILLIE

Even with his penalties, they can't catch Hartack

By Albion Hughes

Wrestling

THE AMATEURS DON'T GROAN

Honest wrestling is grueling sport, too little understood in U.S.

By Martin Kane

Column Of The Week

BOSTON EVENING AMERICAN

Austen Lake reports that Frankie Carbo has kept his word to Jim Norris and Tony DeMarco, the new welter champ, is safely in the IBC camp

EASTER PARADERS

One of the strangest pageants of nature occurs in the West every spring when sage grouse gather at traditional prairie mating grounds and strut before their ladies

By John O'Reilly

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Fisherman's Calendar

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

Compiled by Ed Zern

The Masters

THE DOC SHOWS THE MASTERS HOW

The Sneads, Hogans and Burkes drew the early crowds during the 19th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta. Then Cary Middlecoff got hot, and the onetime Memphis dentist—fidgeting and frowning—ran clean away from all the others

By Herbert Warren Wind

Tip From The Top

Particularly for low-handicap golfers who play frequently

By Julius Boros

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS April 15 through April 24

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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

Departments

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips