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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: What drama and beauty do you see in sports ? (Asked of famous cartoonists. Sketches by themselves.)

By Jimmy Jemail

Cincinnati Story

THE CINCINNATI STORY: POWER POWER POWER!

After 11 lean years in the second division the Cincinnati Redlegs, loaded with sluggers, are hungrily looking to that rich pennant gravy

By Robert Creamer

Highlight

THAT LEG AGAIN: IS IT MICKEY'S FATAL FLAW?

Spectacle

THE FIRST DREAM TRACK

Hollywood Park, a shining example of progress at the races, is also a demonstration of how enterprising California does things the big way

By Whitney Tower

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

DECLINE AND FALL OF THE SPECTATOR, FROM MODEST TO TIDY SECURITY AT 50, NEW RECORDS IN THE MYSTERIOUS, ATHLETIC EAST, BIG DIAMOND JIM, ON HOW TO GET OUT OF THE WOODS

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Wimbledon

TENNIS—WITH EMOTIONS

Love, motherhood, severed apron strings and regal loneliness were part of the atmosphere at Wimbledon last week as Lew Hoad and Shirley Fry at last won through to the big titles

By William F. Talbert

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS July 13 through July 22

Golf

Once again the young man from Australia dominated the famed British Open, which is fast becoming a THOMSON TEA PARTY

By Henry Longhurst

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Motor Sports

TEXAN TORNADO

Porsches won the day, but race fans at Beverly will not find it easy to forget the roar of the TEXAN TORNADO

By Kenneth Rudeen

Bonnie Prudden

BE HAPPY, GO HEALTHY WITH BONNIE

Energetic Bonnie Prudden not only teaches people how to exercise but makes them love every minute of it

By Dorothy Stull

Rafer Johnson

ANOTHER GIANT FROM THE VALLEY

With Bob Mathias retired, along comes Rafer Johnson, breaking records and ready to take on all comers for the Olympic decathlon title

By Coles Phinizy

Horse Racing

WESTERN ASSAULT

Jibes turn to cheers as a great racing state—and a great California chestnut—proudly prepare their

By Whitney Tower

X-Ray

X-RAY

Nature

The Pied Piper of Hamelin had nothing on a Frenchman who summons grasshoppers, crows and tree frogs with CALLS OF THE WILD

By John O'Reilly

Outdoor Week

THE OUTDOOR WEEK

With few weeks remaining before Congress adjourns, conservationists are comforted by attention urgent issues have received in Washington

Edited by Ed Zern and Tom Lineaweaver

Tip From The Top

For weekend golfers of both sexes

By Betty Jameson

SPORTING TOUR OF EUROPE

Sports Of The Presidents

TENNESSEE TURFMAN

Andrew Jackson, owner of gamecocks and rugged duelist, was an outstanding horse racer of his day. His one regret: he never defeated the mare Maria

By John Durant

Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

SCOREBOARD

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

FOCUS ON THE DEED

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