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August 25, 1958 Table Of Contents

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END-OF-SUMMER BOATING

The nation's leading races and regattas through November 1

X-ray

X-RAY

The Dodgers leaped out of the cellar, and Pittsburgh had an exciting week of play

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS August 22 to August 28

Yankees

THE GREATEST YANKEE TEAM EVER

There's a strong argument in favor of this year's runaway Yankees. But how about 1927? And 1953?

By Robert Creamer

Spectacle

'Have You Ever Played Pine Valley?'

There are moments when the golfer feels he must really be beating his way over the desert to Timbuktu, but it is all part of weathering golf's toughest course

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

Red Sanders

A searching essay appraising the man and the football wizard whose sudden death shocked the sports world

By James Murray

Wonderful World Of Sport

WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

Big Red

A FREE RIDE FOR BIG RED

By Donald Parker

Cards

Thrills galore and a gold cup for two

The Masters' tournament was a happy one for this reporter, and a triumph for a new team

By Charles Goren

Boxing

Horrors and doldrums after a rich summer

Boyd, Beecham, Jordan and Godih are the best TV can offer right now, but Labor Day will open a brighter era

By Martin Kane

Golf

The inequitable equalizer

By Robert Knowles

Tip From The Top

The flexed left leg

By Fred Hawkins

Trotting

The old man made a promise

A year ago, Fred Egan was sure he'd win next week's Hambletonian, but the competition now on hand will challenge his entry to the utmost

By Jeremiah Tax

Nature

A magpie bows for the camera

By John O'Reilly

Sport In Art

'THE LATE THROW'

The special scramble of a close play at the home plate is caught in brilliant oils by Edmond Kohn, California painter and baseball fan

Private Planes

A 12-PAGE REPORT ON THE NEW AGE OF PRIVATE PLANES

As flying becomes a family affair, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED examines the private airplane, selects the six top new models and discovers a pleasurable, learn-to-fly vacation

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: The readers take over

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Pat On The Back

'Wish you were here'

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Harry Phillips

A worldwide roundup of the sports information of the week

focus on the deed...

FOR THE RECORD

faces in the crowd...