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12 Shed a Tear for Tim Tam
The 90th Belmont Stakes was marked by an upset and a tragedy, here related by Whitney Tower

14 Smash Hit in San Francisco
Willie Mays and sensational baseball have made the Giants' move to California a success

16 Spectacle: Tennis at its Best
The pro stars show, in action, that the most polished tennis of all is also the toughest

25 Fitness Tip from the U.S. Past
Or how a lesson from Herbert Hoover in the '20s could be applied right now

26 Fashion's Triple Crown
Watch the women, royal and otherwise, watching the horses at Epsom and Belmont

30 The Portland's Word is Law
Charles Goren visits England's exclusive Portland Club, citadel of whist and bridge

34 A Surprise Party with Punch
Virgil Akins wins the welterweight title with a fourth-round kayo over Vince Martinez

58 Georgie's Roaring River
Joel Sayre begins the story of the fearsome Colorado rapids and the lady who tamed them—Georgie White

The departments

6 Scoreboard
8 X-ray
9 Fisherman's Calendar
10 Coming Events
21 Events & Discoveries
26 Wonderful World
40 Sporting Look
44 Track
46 Boating
50 Golf
52 Bonnie Prudden
73 19th Hole
76 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 55

Cover: Hoad and Gonzales

Lewis Hoad and big Richard Gonzales, the two best tennis players in the world, head up the entry list in the professional tournament which will open at Forest Hills this week.

Photograph by Marvin E. Newman














Next week

•Jackie Jensen, ex-football hero and bonus baby, once a cocky, pop-off kid, has become a nice guy and a steady, dependable pro who gives you all he's got in every game.

•Picture highlights of the great golfing moments in the U.S. Open at Tulsa, plus a report from Scotland by Henry Longhurst on Joe Carr's victory in the British Amateur.

•The track season hits its climax with the NCAA and AAU meets. Tex Maule reports on the NCAA and previews the AAU, trial battle for the U.S.-Russia meeting.