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May 11, 1959 Table Of Contents

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Jimmy Jemail's Hotbox

THE QUESTION: Is the U.S. losing her over-all superiority in golf?

By Jimmy Jemail

On Playing Possum

The Natural Instinct to Play Possum

All living creatures are born actors. By feigning death they live to play another day

By Dr. William J. Long

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Les Woodcock

Derby

GAME BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY

After a savage duel, Tomy Lee and Jockey Shoemaker—he of the magic hands—beat Sword Dancer by a few inches

By Whitney Tower

Spectacle

'Flabbergasting and Amazing'

Nevada's flamboyant desert flower is in full bloom, nourished by gambling's easy money and adorned with lavish shows

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

Boxing

TUNING UP FOR PAY IN THE COLISEUM

King Floyd Patterson, defending his championship for a fourth time, took 11 rounds to solve Bully Boy Brian London's imitation of his peekaboo defense

By Martin Kane

Wonderful World Of Sport

PRIMER OF CLEVELAND SUCCESS

LITTLE MISS POKER FACE II

Walker Cup

TROUBLE AHEAD FOR WALKER CUPPERS

The editor of the Glasgow 'Evening Times,' himself a Walker Cup veteran, writes of the history of the awesome Muirfield course, scene of next week's cup renewal

By S. L. McKinlay

Summer: The Quarterly Sporting Look Preview

Sailing into summer

Boating clothes by a lady sailor...The easy-living blends...A southern planter look in linens...What to wear with the two-piece bathing suit

By Fred R. Smith

Baseball

Down went the Yankees

But up on top stayed those startling Indians, who won two big ones from New York

By Roy Terrell

Cards

They play rough in Canada

By Charles Goren

Fishing

The fish that catches men

The leaping tarpon has an unmatched fascination for fishermen. Once hooked, he is never forgotten

By Roy Terrell

Las Vegas

GAMBLING'S ADULT WESTERN

Las Vegas is where the shooters are armed with dice and the wildest call is the stick man's cry. Big, busy, growing, the city's success is rooted in man's age-old refusal to flinch before the odds

By Kenneth Rudeen

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: The readers take over

Pat On The Back

ARCHIE SAN ROMANI SR. AND JR.

'I'm living my life over again'

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Arthur Murphy

A roundup of the sports information of the week

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

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