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September 5, 1955 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Is sailing as glamorous as it was in the days of the America's Cup Race?

By Jimmy Jemail

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

Australia's cup runneth over, Ike gives a golf lesson, Olympics unite Germany, Fast track for croquet, Tale of a mountaineer, High cost of fast birds, King in check

Spectacle

90 FEET FROM HOME

...and 29 days from the end of the American League pennant race a New York Yankee peers toward the future and hopes

THE BATTLE ROYAL

Maybe the American League pennant race isn't as majestic as it should be—there have been too many ignominious defeats, for one thing. Nevertheless, it's been a tangled, furious, exciting pennant race, a regular free-for-all

By Robert Creamer

Davis Cup

THE CUP GETS A RIDE

'LEW HOAD'S BIG SERVE CARRIED THE LOAD'

By Alfred Wright

WANTED: AT LEAST THREE YOUNG MEN

By William F. Talbert

The Wonderful World Of Sport

SUMMER DUDES

"Roughing it" at the huge 6,000-acre Valley Ranch in Wyoming's Yellowstone country, a group of prominent Easterners take time out from riding, hunting and pack trips to pose with their sons at the corral

TWEEDS

Since the 18th century, the Scots have been weaving the richly textured cloth that has become the favorite fabric on America's sporting scene

Pinder Brothers

BROTHERS UNDER THE SEA

The best spearfishermen in the U.S. are three brothers named Pinder and their cousin Charley. They're so good that people compare them with creatures of the sea

By Coles Phinizy

Cecil Smith

BUNKHOUSE KING OF THE POLO FIELD

A Texan who wears fancy filigree boots is the world's greatest polo player and this week Cecil Smith—rated a 10-goal player for 15 years—rides again at the head of the Oak Brook team in the national open polo championships

By Robert Shaplen

Golf

BERMUDA GREENS AND SHORTS PLAYED A BIG PART IN LAST WEEK'S WOMEN'S AMATEUR AND SO DID PATRICIA ANN LESSER

By Herbert Warren Wind

Tip From The Top

For golfers of all degrees of skill

By Tod Menefee

Boxing

WIN OR LOSE, ARCHIE MOORE'S PUBLICITY CAMPAIGN FOR THE TITLE FIGHT MAKES HIM THE SPORT'S COMMUNICATIONS CHAMP

By Budd Schulberg

Fisherman's Calendar

FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR

COMPILED BY Ed Zern

Pro Football Preview

THE PROS HIT THE CLOVER

After years of feuding, professional football has finally found a host of faithful fans and now looks forward to its finest year

By Alfred Wright

WESTERN CONFERENCE

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Yesterday

MILE-A-MINUTE MURPHY

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS: September 2 through September 11

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