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September 29, 1958 Table Of Contents

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Coming Events

COMING EVENTS September 26 to October 2

Football's 1st Week

FOOTBALL'S 1ST WEEK

Compiled by Mervin Hyman

X-Ray

X-RAY

The Yanks are American League champs but two pitchers haven't heard the news

World Series

ONCE AGAIN, WITH FEELING

Next Wednesday is curtain time for the 1958 version of the World Series. The cast (Stengel, Burdette & Co.) is familiar, but the old plot is sure to spring new surprises

By Robert Creamer

SCOUTING REPORT BRAVES

SCOUTING REPORT YANKEES

SERIES CRITIQUE

An appraisal and comparison of the 1958 World Series teams: how they throw, hit, field and run—and which of the two should emerge as World Champion

America's Cup

AMERICA'S CUP 1958: FIRST RACE

By Arthur Knapp Jr.

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

NEW WAISTLINE FOR YACHTING

On Field And Campus

KICKOFF IN DIXIE

Jim Tatum, rebuilding at North Carolina, tells how it's done—only he hasn't yet figured out how to win 'em all

By Roy Terrell

Racing's Gamble

THE HIDDEN GAMBLE IN RACING

The public knows little of the million-dollar bets made on our top horses by racing's big syndicates. Here's how they pay off—sometimes

By Whitney Tower

Trotting

The unsmiling Irishman

Joe O'Brien, a shy little man with a big, explosive talent, won the Jug in a quick move

By Jeremiah Tax

Boxing

Willie ran out of pep

That master of the devious, Willie the Wisp, may have reached the end of the trail

By Martin Kane

Cards

Victory and vindication

By Charles Goren

Golf

On and off the fairways

At the University of Houston an impressive collegiate golf dynasty is being built

By Barry Burn

Tip From The Top

The eight-iron

By Charley Petrino

Motor Sports

An unhappy debut

Meadowdale is a fine new road course, but dust and distress troubled the meet

By Edwin M. Reingold

Horses

An embarrassment of ladies

They spoiled the plan to pick a Pan American squad from top Wofford Cup scorers

By Alice Higgins

Fitness

Pulling a fast rope trick

47 A new series takes you up on a rope to strengthen hands, arms and shoulders

By Bonnie Prudden

Ylla's Journal

INDIANS AND THEIR ANIMALS

During the trip to India that ended in her tragic death, Ylla (left, seated on elephant) photographed a rhino capture (right) and wrote about

By Ylla

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: The readers take over

Pat On The Back

THE VESPER CREW

'We like it our way'

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Harry Phillips

A roundup of the sports information of the week

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

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