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July 18, 1955 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: In a match race between Swaps and Nashua, which horse do you think would win? (Asked at the annual Belmont Ball at Belmont Park)

By Jimmy Jemail

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

A breath in time, Lunch for goodness' sake, The noise from the wet curve, Carbo on Carbo, Davy's disciples start eating, A whoop for naturalists

Spectacle

RACE WEEK

The cream of the eastern class-racing fleet comes to Larchmont for eight straight days of competition

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

Compiled by Ed Zern

Baseball

NOBODY BUT NOBODY IS MORE OF AN OPTIMIST THAN A GIANT FAN. BUT LAST WEEK THE MOST FANATIC HAD TO FACE IT: WE'RE THROUGH

By Robert Creamer

Motor Sports

"CANCELLATION" OF THE FRENCH GRAND PRIX HAS LEFT EUROPEAN RACING IN A MUDDLE. HERE IS A FACTUAL REPORT FROM PARIS

By John Bentley

Golf

A DISCUSSION OF SOME OF THE REASONS FOR GREAT BRITAIN'S INTERNATIONAL FAILURES IN AN AGE OF VERY SERIOUS GOLF

By Herbert Warren Wind

Tip From The Top

especially for weekend high-handicap golfers

By Gene Andersen

Tennis

BACK FROM WIMBLEDON, THE U.S. DAVIS CUP CAPTAIN REVISES AN OLD RHYME AND SAYS: "WON'T YOU COME ONTO THE TEAM, BOYS?"

By William F. Talbert

Anniversary

ANNIVERSARY

Swaps

AT HOME WITH SWAPS IN CALIFORNIA

The Kentucky Derby winner continues to act like the country's top horse despite training conditions that would make a bluegrass blueblood wince

By James Murray

Conversation Piece:

SUBJECT: MESHACH TENNEY

Rex Ellsworth's chief trainer describes for SI's James Murray a new, businesslike approach to racing that has made their stable the most sucessful on the Pacific Coast

Yesterday

DEATH OF A SHROPSHIRE LAD

Captain Matthew Webb, first conqueror of the English Channel, attempted to recoup his dwindling fortune by swimming the terrifying Whirlpool Rapids below Niagara Falls. He did not live to tell the tale

By John Durant

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS July 15 through July 24

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