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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Why are you renewing your subscription to SPORTS ILLUSTRATED?

By Jimmy Jemail

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

The serene Dodger, Supernovae among the All-Stars, Softballer a soft touch, The price for fame, Submarine adventurer, Helfand's big punch, Horse fun at Saratoga

Spectacle

EDGE OF THE AUGUST SEA

Where white sands meet blue water in summer's withering heat the color camera finds its subject: vacationers on the beach

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

The Red Sox Have Ideas

THE BOSTON RED SOX HAVE GOT IDEAS

On paper the Red Sox haven't a chance for the pennant, but since June they have become the most interesting team in baseball. They lost a series to New York last week but impressed all with their pitching, their fight—and Billy Klaus

By Roy Terrell

Conversation Piece

SUBJECT: DON NEWCOMBE

Brooklyn's fabulous pitcher talks about his career—about the men who helped him, like Branch Rickey, and about those who caused him trouble, like himself

By Robert Creamer

THE QUEEN'S HUNDRED

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

Compiled by Ed Zern

Football

THE ALL-STARS OUTPROED THE PROS AT CHICAGO AND GENERALLY HAD A NIGHT FOR THEMSELVES GAMBOLING THROUGH THE TOUGH BROWN DEFENSES

By Herman Hickman

Horses

NASHUA IS IN TRAINING AT OLD SARATOGA AND LOOKS LIKE A MILLION-OR ABOUT ONE-HALF THE NET AT THE YEARLING SALES

By Whitney Tower

Tennis

AT KALAMAZOO THE DAVIS CUP CAPTAIN AND DON BUDGE SEE THE YOUNG PLAYERS COMING UP AND PRONOUNCE THEM FINE

By William F. Talbert

Boxing

THE MESSRS. CARBO AND NORRIS HAD BETTER SIT UP AND TAKE NOTICE. APPPFF'S POTENTIAL 40 MILLIONS CAN'T BE WRONG

By Budd Schulberg

Boating

PREDICTED LOG RACES OFFER POWER CRUISER SKIPPERS A COMBINATION OF STIFF NAUTICAL COMPETITION AND A RELAXING CRUISE WITH THE FAMILY

By Ezra Bowen

Tip From The Top

Especially useful for golfers with medium and high handicaps

By Noble Chalfaunt

Greek Isles

THE ISLES OF GREECE

They are an almost undiscovered tourist treasure, beautiful beyond compare, awash in relics of ancient history and art, set like jewels in a smiling sea

By Horace Sutton

Yesterday

FATHER OF RACE HORSES

The saga of the incomparable 18th century English race horse named Eclipse, who never was beaten or even extended, and sired sons as famous as himself

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS August 19 through August 28

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

DANIEL D. STROHMEIER

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS