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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Would you go to see jai alai if there were no pari-mutuel betting? (Asked at the Miami and Dania, Florida, jai alai frontons.)

By Jimmy Jemail

The Story Of John Landy

A MAN CONQUERS HIMSELF

Gentle John Landy, after one of history's fastest miles, could feel only sadness and defeat. Here is the story of an amazing, dedicated athlete—and an amazing human being

By Paul O'Neil

Spectacle

BRONCO ON THE HILL

The motorcyclist who sets out to conquer a hillside is in for a scratching, sloughing and clacking ride

By Art Rosenbaum

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

THE PRESIDENT ON PHYSICAL FITNESS, DITTO THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, SKIN-DIVING GEOLOGISTS, AN OLD ENEMY IS ENGLAND'S NEW HERO, GOLFING HOUSEMAID

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS May 18 through May 27

Boxing

THE MAN WHO

Another thrilling chapter in the continued story of Floyd Patterson, heavyweight who now looms as the man who

By Martin Kane

Baseball

THE BIRDIE CHIRPS

Early power in the National League shifts westward. Milwaukee is hot. So is St. Louis. And in Cincinnati the Birdie chirps

By Robert Creamer

X-Ray

X-RAY

Horse Racing

CAN ANYONE BEAT NEEDLES?

The willful champion is ready for the Preakness, second jewel of the Triple Crown, and at Pimlico the problem is can anyone beat Needles?

By Whitney Tower

Boating

KING OF THE RIVER

After a spring of bad weather and sudden upsets, Cornell met the best crews in the East and emerged king of the river

By Ezra Bowen

Tip From The Top

Especially for inconsistent or downright poor putters

By Johnny Palmer

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

THE DOGS' DOG SHOW

At the Morris and Essex they are the centerpiece of the show in and out of the ring

The Outdoor Week

THE OUTDOOR WEEK

Based on regular weekly dispatches from SI bureaus and special correspondents in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and overseas; and on reports from fish and game commissions of the 48 states and Alaska

Edited by Ed Zern and Tom Lineaweaver

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

ENCORES TO REMEMBER

SCOREBOARD

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

FOCUS ON THE DEED

FOR THE RECORD