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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Can polo be popularized? (Asked at Palm Beach and the Dominican Republic)

By Jimmy Jemail

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

Brundage's adages, Princetonian makes sorority, Metamorphosis of the fight club, The mechanical handicapper, Too-brave bulls, Didrikson's back

Spectacle

ALOFT ON A WAVE

A sailplane pilot soars through a wide, noiseless world, forever searching for the free power to keep him there

DOING IT LIKE THE BIRDS

Flapping and flopping for a thousand years in imitation of eagles, crows, beetles and fish, man finally found his way into the air. In sailplanes he now flies well and high with very little fuss and no feathers at all

By Coles Phinizy

TRABERT TAKES THE BIG ONE

The U.S. Davis Cup captain, a Wimbledon witness, reveals the young Cincinnatian finally capturing the world's most coveted tennis title

By William F. Talbert

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

Compiled by Ed Zern

Boxing

A RECITAL OF THE UPS AND DOWNS OF MR. JAMES CARTER, A TALENTED TIGER WHO KNOWS HOW TO LOSE AS THOUGH HE WERE TRYING TO WIN

By Budd Schulberg

Anniversary

ANNIVERSARY

Tip From The Top

For golfers of all degrees of skill

By Peter Thomson

Boating

SI'S EXPERT TESTS AN OUTBOARD CRUISER AND FINDS OUT WHY THESE COMPACT BOATS ARE THE HOTTEST ITEM ON THE MARKET

By Robert N. Bavier Jr.

Sporting Look

TINLING'S TUTUS FOR TENNIS

Englishman Teddy Tinling clothed most of the women who played at Wimbledon in dresses that swirled prettily to reveal more lace than Gorgeous Gussie Moran

SPUR OF THE MOMENT

A knee goes in Brooklyn and with it the services, at least for a short time, of the Dodgers' irreplaceable and pennant-producing catcher Roy Campanella

By William H. White

All-Star Preview

PREVIEW: STARLIGHT ON MILWAUKEE'S BIG YARD

Baseball's annual All-Star Game isn't exactly baseball, says that man named Smith. Yet it has produced some of the game's great moments, as it may again next week in its first Milwaukee appearance

By Red Smith

POWER PARADE

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS July 8 through July 17

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

LEARNING TO SWIM IN THREE HOURS

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS