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August 31, 1959 Table Of Contents

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Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Les Woodcock

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS August 28 to September 3

Meet Mr. X

MEET MR. X

His FBI Number is 4817958, and he is the only man tied to the noisome Patterson-Johansson fight promotion who has yet to tell the D.A. and the grand jury his story

By Gilbert Rogin

BAD ONE FOR THE BRAVES

Blowing an opportunity to gain in the pennant race, Milwaukee lost three games to the Giants and Dodgers in four hectic days

By Roy Terrell

PAN AMERICANS IN CHICAGO

Pretty girls, handsome boys and a cheerful dispute about shorts liven a big sports gala

By Mary Snow

Spectacle

Lincoln Drove a Buggy Here, Too

Events & Discoveries

EVENTS & DISCOVERIES

THE SPORTS WORLD LOOKS TO DADDY

Wonderful World Of Sport

WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT

The Triple Jumper

THE TRIPLE JUMPER FROM BRAZIL

He sings, he studies, he's a two-time Olympic winner. He's a rare, fascinating man

By George De Carvalho

Boxing

Champion Moore zeros in

Little Davey once more proves himself a sharpshooter in defeating Hogan (Kid) Bassey

By Martin Kane

Food

The peregrinations of pizza

This wonderful Italian dish migrated from Naples to become a current American rage

By Evan Jones

Cards

Trapped by a winning trick

By Charles Goren

Baseball

Baseball is a breeze for Vada Pinson

Mercury with muscles, Cincinnati's center fielder has been burning up the league with his speed and blazing bat

By Roy Terrell

DODGER DANDY

Trotting

The Diller goes after the dollar

One of trotting's best buys, Diller Hanover, is ready for the important Hambletonian

By William Leggett

Tip From The Top

The start of the downswing

By Bert Nicolls

Tennis

How to win the Davis Cup

Count on two points for America in the singles, thanks to Alex Olmedo. Concede the doubles to the Australians. Then hope that an aroused Barry MacKay can snare one singles match

By William F. Talbert

Horse Racing

Losing the sense of pace

The ancient, honored skills off race-riding have become in recent years almost obsolete

By Whitney Tower

Part III The Great MacPhail

FEUDS, FINALE AND A FAIRY TALE

A shipboard explosion and 'Shoo, Fly' conclude the series on Larry MacPhail

By Gerald Holland

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: The readers take over

Pat On The Back

HOWARD NEUFELD AND PERRY GORCHOV

'We represent everybody'

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Arthur Murphy

A roundup of the sports information of the week

FOR THE RECORD

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

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