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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

The Question: What is the most unusual sport you've seen in your travels around the world? (Asked of members of the Circumnavigators Club.)

By Jimmy Jemail

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

A DEEP FAREWELL TO A STRICKEN FRIEND, A SICK EVENT AND A NEW PRESCRIPTION, WHAT FINALLY HAPPENED TO THOSE YOUNG MEN IN ENGLAND, SOMETHING FOR THE GIRLS

The Wonderful World Of Sport

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Umpires Ever Wrong

UMPIRES EVER WRONG? SURE, BUT WITH A PURPOSE

So says the author, Gil Stratton Jr., Pacific Coast League arbiter, who holds that umpires would rather be "decently negligent" than responsible for maiming a ballplayer

By Gil Stratton, Jr.

Billy Haughton

MAN IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT

Billy Haughton is a businessman-athlete whose winning ways in a sulky bring him trotting's top rating and $100,000 a year

By Jeremiah Tax

Travesty In Tijuana

TRAVESTY IN TIJUANA

When a border impresario matched two female bullfighters, Mexico City Bureau Chief Richard Oulahan Jr. and Critic Rafael Delgado Lozano, who earlier covered the great mano a mano at Maracay (SI, March 12), went north to observe it. Their verdict: "Disgusting and disgraceful"

By Rafael Delgado Lozano

Tip From The Top

for golfers of all handicaps

By Phil Perkins

Boating

STUMP JUMPERS

Michigan marathoners dodge hull-tearing snags in 50-mph outboard test

By Ezra Bowen

Motor Sports

SCOTCH HIGHBALL

One driver died on the rain-slick course, but for the victorious Jaguar team Le Mans was a

By Stanley Karnow

Baseball

BALTIMORE'S BOOM

The Rapier from Waxahachie may be the busiest man in baseball as he trades, rejects, patches and plans for

By Roy Terrell

X-Ray

X-RAY

Golf

DULUTH PLAYOFF

A brickbat for PGA officialdom, but bouquets for two beauteous Women's Open finalists in their

By Herbert Warren Wind

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Boxing

CANADIAN DOLLAR

Champagne and dinner jackets, Highlanders in kilts, and Archie Moore against an unknown, bring in the

By Martin Kane

Swimming

FINAL PLUNGE

At Detroit's Olympic trials a record field of 300 men and women wind up a hard summer with their

By Coles Phinizy

Outdoor Week

THE OUTDOOR WEEK

In France sailors call the shark 'le requin,' in Washington the Senate at last approves a new national park, and a beaver house in Ontario shows some peculiar additions

Edited by Tom Lineaweaver

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19th HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Mr. Caper

MR. CAPER

By Ajay

Pat On The Back

PAT ON THE BACK

Departments

MEMO FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Harry Phillips

...THESE FACES IN THE CROWD...

FOCUS ON THE DEED

SCOREBOARD

FOR THE RECORD