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May 16, 1955 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Nat Fleischer, editor of "The Ring," says that Jack Johnson was the greatest heavyweight fighter of all time. Do you agree?

By Jimmy Jemail

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

Old Kentucky hoke, Leak, lurch and lockup, Ike's golfing guest, Whither the Dodgers?, A cheer for Bobby Shantz, The man who talked to Frankie Frisch

Spectacle

SLEEPING BEAUTIES

Few sights are more beautiful than the collected curves of an ocean racer's hull, bared for the spring overhaul

Boating

BAD TIME FOR BIG RACERS

Rising costs of labor and materials for ocean racers have brought a shift in the center of gravity of the boating trade and bred a new kind of yachting gentlemen who prefer power

By Ezra Bowen

'Swoosh Went Swaps'

'AND SWOOSH WENT SWAPS'

By Whitney Tower

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Boxing

ABOUT THIS SORRY BUSINESS OF HAND-PICKING OPPONENTS FOR CHAMPIONS, PARTICULARLY IN THE CASE OF ROCKY MARCIANO

By Budd Schulberg

Time For A Swim

Time for a swim

Everybody wants pool room these days—swimming pools, that is, and you can get them in every shape from kidneys down to pianos

By Horace Sutton

Anniversary

ANNIVERSARY

Baseball

BROOKLYN HAD THE SPOTLIGHT BUT IN THE WINGS THE PIRATES STAGED A ROUSING PREVIEW OF THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME

By Robert Creamer

Brother To The Swan

Brother to the Swan

When Peter Scott saw some 4,000 geese circling above a desolate salt marsh in England, he was inspired to create the world's most unusual wildfowl preserve

By Farley Mowat

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 all golfers except the consistent below-80 players

By Harry Pezzullo

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS May 13 through May 22

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 its tallest headlines

Departments

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips