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June 13, 1955 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Should the U.S. go all out to build an Olympic team that can beat Russia in 1956? (Asked at American Newspaper Publishers Assn. convention)

By Jimmy Jemail

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

SI behind the Iron Curtain, Peaks into the far future, Stanford builds a crew, The very bravest bull, The law and the critics, Absolute pitch

Spectacle

THE 24-HOUR TEST

France's great race, the round-the-clock grind at LeMans, is the most famous sports car competition in the world

WATCH FOR MERCEDES

Experts pick the Germans to win at Le Mans, but competition from Ferraris and Jaguars will be stiff, with engine or driver failure always a threat to all entries

THE BIG NEWS: SWAPS VS. NASHUA AUGUST 6

Washington Park is the agreed track, 1¼ miles the route and $75,000 the proposed purse for a two-horse match race to settle the season's rich 3-year-old championship

By Whitney Tower

The Happy Chicago Cubs

HAPPY TRAVELERS FROM CHICAGO

Skeptics predicted the high-riding Cubs would flop on the road, but Stan Hack's fast-moving youngsters moved into New York, knocked over the Giants and took a firm grip on second place

By Robert Creamer

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Golf

FROM COLD, WINDY ST. ANNE'S SI'S GOLF MAN TELLS A WARM STORY OF HOW SMOKY JOE WON THE 60TH BRITISH AMATEUR

By Herbert Warren Wind

Motor Sports

WHAT REALLY HAPPENED TO BILL VUKOVICH AT INDIANAPOLIS, AND WHY IT WILL HAPPEN AGAIN IF MEN CONTINUE TO DRIVE "ON ICE"

By John Bentley

Boxing

SI'S EXPERT HAS AN OUTLANDISH DREAM IN WHICH JIM NORRIS TAKES THE STAND AND TALKS LIKE A MAN WHO REALLY CARES ABOUT BOXING

By Budd Schulberg

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

Compiled by Ed Zern

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Queens Of The Deep Water

QUEENS OF THE DEEP WATER

Three proud yawls with a reputation for speed have thrown down their formidable challenges to some of the biggest fleets in the history of modern ocean racing

By Robert N. Bavier Jr.

Sport In Art

MAN BEHIND THE MASK

KEEP IN THE PINK

RX Shoulder And Neck Massage

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS June 10 through June 19

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

CHICK EVANS OF GOLF, ILL.

Departments

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEKS NEWS

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips