28 Now the Twain Do Meet
Roy Terrell enthuses about the season ahead, now that the big leagues run from East Coast to West
39 32 Pages of Scouting Reports
Detailed analyses of all 16 major league teams
42 St. Louis
44 Los Angeles
50 San Francisco
56 National statistics
62 New York
74 Kansas City
61 American statistics
78 A Handful of Baseball
Here's a two-man game of baseball that's brand-new, simple to play and tremendous fun
80 Wrigley of Chicago
The hitherto unpublicized owner of the Chicago Cubs is put in the spotlight by Robert Boyle
89 The State of Baseball
Some plain facts about the condition of the national game, trenchantly listed by Robert Creamer
102 Milwaukee's Baseball Fervor
Paintings by Artist Robert Gwathmey reflect the dedication which supports the Braves
Also in this issue
15-20 News of the Week
Palmer won the Masters, Sime beat Morrow, Kid Bassey, Esq. kept his title, swimmers thrashed to U.S. titles and Britain launched the Sceptre
8 Snow Patrol
23 Events & Discoveries
110 Charles Goren
111 19th Hole
116 Pat on the Back
Cover: Baseball 1958
The cheering baseball green of this cover says one thing: the great day is here again. Monday is Opening Day in Washington, and the season is on!
Acknowledgments on page 10
•The reader's eye will absorb instruction and delight. Del Crandall introduces Part 3 of our illustrated baseball series; and the Ojai tennis spectacle glows in rich color.
•A most perplexing character in professional sport is Cus D'Amato, manager of Floyd Patterson. A two-year intensive study now clears up the mystery of his odd maneuvers.
•The Masters is an event which calls for reflective study as well as quick coverage of its newsy drama: a retrospective report on a great golf battle from Herbert Warren Wind.