12 Palmer Gets a Big Revenge
The Masters went to an unprecedented playoff, where an old score was settled in grand fashion
18 Record-breaking Day in Austin
As the spring season began, 11 little-known Negro trackmen ran off with the honors in the Texas Relays
20 "What a Fine Little Man"
Eddie Arcaro calls it quits after three decades as horse racing's most famous jockey
22 Roll-a Bowl-a Boom
A graph charted by some of the 27,000 contestants in the ABC tournament shows how bowling is going
24 Youth Puts the U.S. in Front
In the national championships, a fast pack of high school swimmers upset Olympic veterans, foreign and domestic
26 Still on Top at 14
The story of Donna de Varona, who has a big heart for everything except losing swimming races
40 The Springtime Trials of a Rookie
Already a two-time loser, young Pitcher Art Quirk tries again to land a job with the Baltimore Orioles
46 Eight Hungry Dogs
John Zimmerman's color camera catches a covey of racing greyhounds in hot pursuit of a $2 win ticket
72 The Opening of the Father Season
Every April young Jonathan Rhoades watched in wonder as the head of the house got hooked by spring-run fish
81 For the Record
83 19th Hole
Acknowledgments on page 81
Cover photograph by Fred Lyon
The tough game of lacrosse and an All-America at a Maryland school that reveres it figure in a report on a traditional eastern sport now drifting across the country.
Underwater Polo is what Neil Leifer photographed when he set out to contrast the old, violent American game with the finesse of today's refined worldwide competition.
Double Curve Dan, the Pitcher Detective, lives again in Robert Cantwell's A Sneering Laugh with the Bases Loaded, a study of the hilarious literature of boys' baseball books.