18 Beat 'Em, Bucs!
Roy Terrell says the exuberant Pittsburgh Pirates will whip the Yankees in the World Series
24 A Four-leaf Clover in his Pocket
Eddie Arcaro carried a good luck charm in the Woodward, but his skill won the race
26 Al and Kingpetch of Siam
With a large assist from a graduate of Stillman's Gym, a Thailander is champion of the world
28 High Game
A monarch takes an unusual hunting trip
32 One Eye on the Rose Bowl
Bob Schloredt, Washington quarterback, may lead his team to another New Year's victory at Pasadena
38 Vigil by the Sea
The surf caster's golden moments in color, plus a fisherman's story on the dark hours of the sport
53 High Tension Golf
Rex Lardner tells how anger, fear and frustration can be harnessed to change your game
58 Series Time in Another World
Japanese baseball has that familiar look, but it remains wonderfully foreign
82 The Music of Baseball
Its melodies are rich, rare, even sometimes revolting, as this surprising study shows
10 Coming Events
69 College Football
74 Pro Football
78 Harness Racing
94 For the Record
97 19th Hole
100 Pat on the Back
Acknowledgments on page 94
Cover photograph by Phil Bath
As the 1960 waterfowl season opens, Albert Hochbaum, biologist and hunter, calls for restoration of the dwindling flocks of ducks and the waning dignity of the hunter.
Through ice, storms and loneliness, a 59-year-old skipper beat his way to New York to win the transatlantic solo race. Here is Francis Chichester's own dramatic story.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are a lively collection of fine ballplayers and interesting personalities. Some late notes on Law, Friend, Skinner, Hoak, Burgess and their colleagues.