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22 Some Play for Fun
With the infectious joy of youth, college students battle for championships in golf, swimming and—yes—pool

95 A Corner on American Muscle
Garrulous Bob Hoffman has made a fortune as the barbell king and the elder statesman of U.S. weight lifting

107 $10,000 Worth of Sweetbreads
Frills, skills and one-G bills made the Kaiser cookout contest in Hawaii a truly championship affair

BASEBALL 1962

28 Change and Challenge
Baseball promises a lot of new faces. This year it will be harder than ever to tell the players without a scorecard

30 They Make the Game Go
A color portfolio dedicated to those high-strung, long-muscled aristocrats of the national game—the pitchers

36 Perfect Man for the Job
Some observations on—and conversations with—Ford C. Frick, baseball's high commissioner and man of silence

44 Scouting Reports

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112 Pennant Race
Baseball's pitcher-writer, Jim Brosnan of the Cincinnati Reds, dips into his diary for some inside information

The departments

13 Point of Fact
19 Scorecard
133 For the Record
134 19th Hole

Acknowledgments on page 133

Cover photograph by John G. Zimmerman

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Next week

The best golfers in the land will be placed in sharp focus as SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S color cameras help Editor Alfred Wright cover the 35th playing of the famed Masters.

Donna De Varona, an Olympic swimmer at 13 and a world record holder at 14, is worried about "kids coming up." A report on the best of the superb young swimmers.

Jonathan Rhoades reconstructs the days when, with the trout season almost under way, his father, an angling purist, was readying flies, rods and—mostly—a worm shovel.