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June 18, 1956 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: Do women have qualities that make them the equal of men in big-game fishing? (Asked at the Sailfish Club, Palm Beach.)

By Jimmy Jemail

Mantle Of The Babe

The Mantle of the Babe

Some old champions improve with age. Thus Swaps sets a new mile record at Hollywood Park and Archie Moore defends his title by scoring the 88th knockout of his career in London. But the overpowering onrush of youth is one of sport's inevitable and most exciting dramas, exemplified last week by a 21-year-old Floyd Patterson battering his way a step nearer the coveted heavyweight championship. And by the brawny young man at the right, Mickey Charles Mantle, who eyes the most famous baseball record of all: Ruth's magic 60

By Robert Creamer

Spectacle

LIBERTE, EGALITE—AND RACING

The aristocracy of the Sport of Kings wears its smartest robes for La Grande Semaine, climax of Paris' turf and social season

By William McHale

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

MEET L. ERNEST DUROCHER, THE INSIDE-THE-SHIRT HIT, ON THE SIDELINES AT THE OPEN, UP-TO-DATE HOROSCOPE FOR THE PIRATES, OVERLOOKED PATENTS, MILER DELANY

The Wonderful World Of Sport

FLAT-FOOT FLOOGIE AND FLOYD

THE HARVEST THAT COMES IN THE SPRING

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS June 15 through 24

Tip From The Top

for golfers of all handicaps

By Jack Burke Jr.

Boxing

COSTLY VICTORY

Patterson, the Panther, beat Jackson, the Hurricane, by a wide margin but his broken hand could mean costly victory

By Martin Kane

MR. MOORE THE MONGOOSE

By Richard Weekes

X-Ray

X-RAY

Track & Field

ROAD TO MELBOURNE

Talent-packed NCAA, Interservice championships are first of four California stops for U.S. athletes on the road to Melbourne

By Roy Terrell

Horse Racing

STAMINA TEST

As Britain loses one to France, Needles and Fabius move on to Belmont Park for the season's decisive stamina test

By Whitney Tower

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The Outdoor Week

THE OUTDOOR WEEK

Rugged individualism and 15,700 lost pheasants provoke a bitter battle in New York, and in Washington, D.C. fish are about to be divorced from wildlife

Edited by Ed Zern and Tom Lineaweaver

Fish Prints

THE FISH PRINT

A traditional Japanese art of recording prize catches provides an exciting new hobby for sport fishermen

By Elaine St. Maur

Boating

OCEAN RACING

Carleton Mitchell's fat yawl 'Finisterre' is the most exciting boat in the Bermuda Race, and has started a revolution in ocean racing

By Ezra Bowen

Yesterday

GEHRIG'S LAST DAY

It was 17 years ago this week that Lou Gehrig learned of the fatal illness that ended his career. This is the story of the day he quit baseball, by the man who replaced him

By Babe Dahlgren

THE MERCHANT PRO

Today the golf pro would rather clean up on clothes than clubs

By Fred R. Smith

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Pat On The Back

PEG & M. R. J. WYLLIE

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

SCOREBOARD

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

FOCUS ON THE DEED

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