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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Is Babe Didrikson the greatest all-round athlete of all time?

By Jimmy Jemail

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

The impossible mile, Prediction without honor The wonderful world of Sovsport, Baseball park cuisine, No frankness re Frankie, Umps' heaven

Spectacle

WATER BALLET

Synchronized swimming, long considered nothing more than an exhibition, has found new popularity as a full-grown sport

SWIMMING PLUS

Easy to learn and easy to look at, synchronized swimming offers an appealing combination of bright costumes, flowing strokes and perfect coordination

By Lee Griggs

Indianapolis '500'

Victory And Death At 'The Brickyard'

A home-town boy from Indianapolis—Bob Sweikert driving salmon-pink No. 6—won the 500-mile Memorial Day race, but the victory celebration was muted by the death that earlier overtook 'the 500's' modern champion, Bill Vukovich

By Alfred Wright

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

FUN IN EUROPE

A few offbeat—and onbeat—tips for overseas vacationers

By Horace Sutton

Mr. Rowing

Navy's Rusty Callow doesn't regret the million he might have made in the logging business and doesn't even mind ending the longest winning streak in crew history—if he can get another started

By Paul O'Neil

A NIGHTLY DRINK FOR BRIGGS STADIUM

Baseball

BASEBALL

AN ANGEL OF DARKNESS NAMED SAL THE BARBER, WHO BEAT THE DODGERS AS USUAL, TURNED OUT TO BE THE ONLY BRIGHT SPOT IN A BLACK WEEK FOR THE GIANTS

By Robert Creamer

Anniversary

ANNIVERSARY

Track

TRACK

A SALUTE TO THE JAVELIN AND ITS PRACTITIONERS—ONE OF WHOM, BUD HELD, IS SHOWING THOSE FINNS A THING OR TWO

By Herman Hickman

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Horses

HORSES

NASHUA SET A NEW RECORD IN THE PREAKNESS BECAUSE AN OLD RIVAL NAMED SARATOGA DECIDED IT WAS FINALLY TIME TO "RUN HIS RACE"

By Whitney Tower

Tennis

TENNIS

CONTROVERSY HERE AND THERE: ON JACK KRAMER'S BLAST ABOUT MONEY-MAKING AMATEURS AND HOPMAN'S DAVIS CUP CAMPAIGN

By William F. Talbert

Tip From The Top

Especially for the middle and high handicap golfers

By Joe Novak

Keep In The Pink

BACK MASSAGE

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

Compiled by Ed Zern

OPERATION BIG BREAKFAST

By John O'Reilly

VIVE LA TROUT DU CANADA!

Whether he tries for 'mouchetées' or 'arc-en-ciels,' the traveling angler who visits French Canada via steamer will find a delightfully different vacation

By Horace Sutton

Yesterday

COURT STARS OF THE '80s

GIANTS IN THEM DAYS!

By Parke Cummings

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS June 3 through June 12

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

Departments

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips