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April 27, 1959 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

THE QUESTION: Who is the greater golfer, Ben Hogan or Sam Snead?

By Jimmy Jemail

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS April 24 to April 30

GOLF EVENTS

Outstanding tournaments, both pro and amateur, for the rest of the year

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Les Woodcock

Derby Preview

THE SLOT MACHINE DERBY

It is the most open race in years, but it could also have the most thrilling outcome of 85 Kentucky Derbies

By Whitney Tower

Spectacle

Stormy Passage into the Silent World

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

Wonderful World Of Sport

WHAT DIDN'T MAKE THE BOX SCORE

SCOUTING 1959'S OKLAHOMA CROP

THE COLD WAR MELTS ON THE ICE

THE OTHER TOKYO TENNIS COURT ROMANCE

LIONS FOR SALE

Betting

PATH OF THE $2 BET

Cash pours into 300 windows, at $25,000 per minute, between harness races at Yonkers Raceway where, last week, a world-record one-night handle off $2,531,060 was set. Within seconds after each race, a small army off men and machines has computed prices on the winning horses, and cashiers at 200 other windows begin honoring winning tickets. Here are the steps between morning line and payoff

Harness Racing

Forecast: a year of plenty

Trotting's first International highlights a schedule of rich stakes from now to November

By Jeremiah Tax

Cards

Smothering the untouchable

By Charles Goren

Boxing

The two faces of Cecil Rhodes

In which boxing's latest Ivy League promoter retires by request, without ever promoting a fight but with $55,000

By Martin Kane

Baseball

Boom-boom and the rabbit

The bunny wandered around County Stadium in Milwaukee, and the Pirates finally stopped the pitching-rich Braves

By Roy Terrell

Tip From The Top

Consistency in the fairway woods

By Stan Leonard

Hockey

Montreal? Who else!

Those Canadiens won another Stanley Cup, handling Toronto's Maple Leafs quickly and easily

By William Leggett

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: The readers take over

Pat On The Back

COLORADO SKI TEAM

'Seven kids who wouldn't quit'

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Harry Phillips

A roundup of the sports information of the week

FOR THE RECORD

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

faces in the crowd...