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8 1958 Kentucky Derby Preview
The Colonel and his Lady visit Churchill Downs to see the Big Race, here analyzed by Whitney Tower

18 Baseball History in the West
Society blessed big league ball in San Francisco, but Los Angeles introduced a note of farce

31 Norris Hangs Up His Gloves
From now on, it's the International Boxing Club, Truman K. Gibson Jr., president

32 Frankie Laine's Cormorant
Like the Japanese bird, Golfer Gene Littler brings home the fish—in this case, top money at Las Vegas

34 The Feudal Trout of Bavaria
Trouting in an ancient setting of castles and Alpine crags. In color, with text by Charles W. Thayer

46 The Little Butterfly Dog
Mrs. R. Stuyvesant Pierrepont discusses the tiny papillon, a surprisingly untemperamenial aristocrat

52 From Rags to Britches
Crazy, mixed-up patchwork clothes provide summer's brightest new Sporting Look. By Jo Ahem Zill

64 My New Kentucky Home
Rear Admiral Gene Markey sings a paean of praise for the land he loved at first sight

The departments

6 Scoreboard
18 Wonderful World
27 Events & Discoveries
41 Boating
44 Basketball
46 Dogs
50 Sport in Art
52 Sporting Look
54 Charles Goren
57 Bonnie Prudden
58 Tip from the Top
69 19th Hole
72 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 70

Cover: Silky Sullivan

Few race horses have captured the national imagination as Silky Sullivan has, here shown in his special St. Patrick's Day getup. He is the special feature of the Kentucky Derby Preview, which begins on page 8.

Photograph by John G. Zimmerman















Next week

•Gil McDougald, the talented Yankee infielder, discusses his specialty in Part 4 of Big League Secrets; and an intimate portrayal of Horace Stoneham, the Giants' owner.

•In color, southern California's fabulous, teeming Newport Beach harbor, a sunny playland of narrow Venetian channels and gangling beaches set against the blue Pacific.

•A preview of the college crew season and an introduction to Jim Rathschmidt and his Yale oarsmen—the outfit to beat—as rowing gets under way. By Don Parker.