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July 4, 1955 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: A baseball axiom is that the team leading the league on July 4 goes on to win the pennant. Will that hold true this year?

By Jimmy Jemail

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

Gentle reprimand, Buck Martinez fights again, Action in the bull pen, The will to win, place or show, Chessboard ideology, Ball park debate

Spectacle

TENDONS IN TENSION

Weight men, runners and jumpers—the cream of the crop—put on 1955's greatest track and field carnival in Colorado

BLAZING THE WAY AT BOULDER

By Paul O'Neil

THE GIRLS AT PONCA CITY

By Mary Snow

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Brave Bulls

BRAVE BULLS

Once scorned by decent society as the associate of rogues and vagabonds, the tough-looking bulldog—considered by many to be the most courageous of all quadrupeds—is enjoying a new wave of popularity and interest, thanks in part to a magnificent specimen called Kippax Fearnought

By Reginald Wells

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

Compiled by Ed Zern

Boxing

AFTER DISPOSING OF MOST OF THE HEAVYWEIGHT CONTENDERS, ARCHIE MOORE LICKS A MIDDLEWEIGHT AND THUS EARNS A SHOT AT THE TITLE

By Budd Schulberg

Society

MR. BLAISE D'ANTONI IN GALA NEW YORK DEBUT

Baseball

THE RED SOX ARE NO LONGER THE DEAD SOX. FROM BOSTON SI'S MAN REPORTS ON THEIR RESURRECTION AND TED WILLIAMS' PART IN IT

By Roy Terrell

Motor Sports

MERCEDES INTRODUCES A NEW NOTE OF CAUTION IN THE DUTCH GRAND PRIX AS ITS GREAT FANGIO-MOSS DUO CONTINUES TO DOMINATE THE CIRCUIT

By John Bentley

Tip From The Top

Useful for all golfers, particularly beginners

By Homer Herpel

Column Of The Week

A TV CRITIC HEARS IBC-MAN POWERS AND CALLS FOR AN END TO DISTORTED FIGHT ANNOUNCING

By Jack O'Brian

Horses

THE MOST COMFORTABLE TRACKS IN THE EAST—DELAWARE AND MONMOUTH—HAVE THE TWO BEST RACES FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND

By Whitney Tower

Founding Fathers

SPORTS OF THE FOUNDING FATHERS

Lovers of the billiard table as well as of the chase, our Revolutionary forebears deserve the credit for establishing America's sporting heritage

By Robert H. Boyle

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS July 1 through July 10

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS