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LATE SUMMER IN MAINE AND MASSACHUSETTS

Sporting and vacation events, mid-July through September

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Les Woodcock

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS July 17 to July 23

HERE THEY COME!

The Soviet athletic army, determined, strong and secretive, invades the U.S. for a track meet—but should be beaten

By Tex Maule

Prediction

Men: WE WIN 132-104 Women: WE LOSE 41-66

Scoring at the meet (5,3,2,1) helps the weaker team, since the entrant finishing fourth and last is automatically credited with a possibly undeserved point. But this will not prevent victory for either our men or the Russian women. Here, says Tex Maule, is the probable order of finish in each of the 32 events

By Tex Maule

Spectacle

The Sun Returns to Hudson Bay

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

THE PRETENSE OF PRIVILEGE

Wonderful World Of Sport

THE OLD WORLD'S NEW HEARTTHROB

IT'S A TREAT TO BEAT THE HEAT

Third League

3rd LEAGUE CITIES PIN HOPES ON THIS MAN

By Roy Terrell

SAFE AT HOME!

Boating

A caper within the rules

Winner of the Newport race was sailed by a full professor of ocean-racing mathematics

By Mort Lund

Food

A sportswoman's summer table

Jessie Bancroft Cox, prominent horse show judge, is a superlative hostess as well

By Mary Frost Mabon

Boxing

The little world of bantams gets a new champ

He's José Becerra, a skinny kid from Guadalajara, who knocked out Alphonse Halimi in Mexico's finest fistic hour

By James Murray

Horse Racing

First lady—momentarily

Resaca dusted off Silver Spoon and Quill in a spirited filly race, pointing out the values of a jockey who rides to orders

By Whitney Tower

Harness Racing

Here's how it was in Grandpa's day

Once a year trotting returns to its true origins at Goshen's Historic Track, where the horses are the big attraction for a knowledgeable audience and the betting is only incidental

By Jeremiah Tax

Horse Show

Brainwashed champion

At Detroit an old jumper with a new attitude shared attention with an absentee

By Alice Higgins

Cards

A time for a Greek gift

By Charles Goren

Golf

Mike shows how in the Western

Mike Souchak put on a furious finish to win one of the nation's oldest golf events, but one that faces a future of slipping prestige

By Gwilym Brown

Golden Gate

GOLDEN GREENWOOD

Birthplace off sportsmen, children's paradise, San Francisco's Golden Gate Park provides everything from baseball to bison

By Horace Sutton

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: The readers take over

Pat On The Back

JOHN M. GOGGIN

'A unique contribution to knowledge'

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Arthur Murphy

Inflation—It's Wonderful

A rubber life raft pumps new safety into oldtime yachting

A roundup of the sports information of the week

FOR THE RECORD

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

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