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August 8, 1960 Table Of Contents

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Cricket

TALKING POINT FOR CRICKET

A famous author and player explains what the game really means to all good Englishmen

By Alec Waugh

Coming Events

COMING EVENTS August 5 to August 11

Editorials

EDITORIALS

European Track

EUROPE GETS GOING

After a pre-Olympic tour, Tex Maule presents a firsthand report on the European trackmen who want—and may win—gold medals

By Tex Maule

The Money Away

THE DAY THEY GAVE THE MONEY AWAY

Horse racing's biggest spending spree turned into a bonanza for some surprising winners as bettors wagered $1 million at four of the country's tracks

By William Leggett

Campbell under Glass

Penguin in Peril

Watchbirds Watching

Head Man

HEAD MAN IN A HURRY

Pirate Leader Dick Groat is slight, slow, and he hits singles, but for winning games there's no quicker man in baseball

By Roy Terrell

Bull Hancock

BIGGEST BULL IN THE MARKET

Kentucky's Bull Hancock, the master of Claiborne Farm, has a knack for acquiring Thoroughbred racing's best stallions and then selling their offspring at a profit

By Whitney Tower

Tennis

How to win at doubles

By William F. Talbert

Boating

Everyman's Olympics

With competing costs down, more able skippers tried for the honors of Olympic racing

By Mort Lund

Tip From The Top

High shots for accuracy

By Walker Inman Jr.

Modern Pentathlon

The couriers got through

Neither falling horses nor broken bones daunted an intrepid band of modern pentathletes in the Olympic tryouts

By Alice Higgins

Cards

The baron takes command

By Charles Goren

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Roger Williams

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: The readers take over

Pat On The Back

TERRY BURNETT

'My daddy always told me'

Departments

MEMO from the publisher

By Sidney L. James

Events and Discoveries of the Week

FACES IN THE CROWD