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August 29, 1955 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: What tennis player gave you your toughest match?

By Jimmy Jemail

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

O'Malley's moving finger writes, Time-clock golf, Japan improves on poor butterfly, Medical annal in the Channel, Boxing's newest look-see, The down under view of tennis

Spectacle

GRASSY BATTLEFIELD

The West Side Tennis Club of Forest Hills, N.Y. is America's answer to Wimbledon. Court history will unroll there this week

Preview

THE CUP WILL STAY HERE

So says the U.S. team captain in analyzing the players and their chances in the Davis Cup Challenge Round. But he concedes that both sides have problems, and that it will be a tense struggle

By William F. Talbert

Match Race

...AND NOW THE MATCH RACE

Swaps, the golden horse from the Golden West, handily won the American Derby on Saturday and Owner Rex Ellsworth exulted: "One of these days we'll have to turn him loose." His chance and challenge come next week in the big race with Nashua

By Don Connery

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Davis Cup Preview

THE GREAT GAME OF TENNIS

The Prime Minister of Australia, in a mood both reminiscent and prophetic, talks about his country's national love and its lessons in sportsmanship

By Robert Gordon Menzies

Conversation Piece

SUBJECT: TONY TRABERT

The world's leading amateur player and star of the U.S. Davis Cup team says: 'I have confidence in my own ability. I have confidence that I can produce under pressure in the clutch'

By Whitney Tower

MAN TO BEAT AT DEVIL'S LAKE

Split-second starts, delicate balance and a wizard's touch with an outboard motor have won two national hydroplane championships for young Don Baldaccini

By Ezra Bowen

Sport In Art

DUFY'S REGATTAS

Boating

KID SISTER TO THE LIGHTNING

Baseball

IT WAS ONLY AN INCIDENT, BUT IT SHOULD BE A WARNING TO WILLIE MAYS: HE CAN MAKE OR BREAK HIMSELF AS A BIG STAR

By Robert Creamer

Motor Sports

A ROAD TEST OF THE NEW TRIUMPH TR2 PROVES THAT IT IS A REAL DUAL-PURPOSE SPORTS CAR THAT CAN WORK ALL WEEK AND WIN IN COMPETITION ON WEEKENDS

By John Bentley

Anniversary

ANNIVERSARY

Tip From The Top

Especially for over-80 golfers

By Julius Boros

Column Of The Week

A TALE OF TWO PROMISING LADS AND THEIR WANDERINGS IN THE WORLD OF PROSPECTING COACHES

By Dick Cullum

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

Compiled by Ed Zern

Mr. Smith Meets The President

MR. SMITH MEETS THE PRESIDENT

Wherein the author, a self-styled average man, receives an invitation to break bread—and munch brook trout—with a fellow fisherman by the name of Dwight Eisenhower and experiences all the delights and emotions of such an occasion

By Edmund Ware Smith

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS August 26 through September 4

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Walking Horses

"THE WORLD'S GREATEST PLEASURE HORSE"

Product of the gentle South and famed for its "rocking chair" ride, the Tennessee Walking Horse is becoming one of the nation's favorite pleasure mounts, especially for amateur riders

By Reginald Wells

Yesterday

THE BABE BOWS OUT

The once great Ruth, eyes and bat failing in 1935, for a day showed fans he was still Sultan of Swat

By Robert L. Slevin

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

SKI PROFESSOR DAN MURPHY

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS