10 The Yankees' Desperate Gamble
By rushing a limping Mickey Mantle back into action, the limping Yankees try to get back into the pennant race
14 A Climactic Race at Walnut
Four Americans go under four minutes as the team to face Russia emerges from our AAU championships
16 Want to See Our Wonders?
Washingtonian Dolly Connelly reveals some of the beauty secrets of her scenic state
22 Golf's Battling Architects
Competitors Trent Jones and Dick Wilson have conflicting ideas on how to build a better golf course
30 New Look at the Sandbox
Mark Kauffman and Robert Creamer contemplate the changes that have come over children's playgrounds
44 A Veteran's First Victory
By finding the right winds, the ancient schooner Nina upset the favorites in the Bermuda race
46 The Sour Cream Sierras
New York's Catskill Mountains shelter a vacationland rich in sport and unique in flavor, mostly borscht
57 Baseball's Week
58 For the Record
59 19th Hole
Acknowledgments on page 58
Cover photograph by John G. Zimmerman
Mel Allen, the New York Yankees' announcer, has parlayed energy, experience and southern-fried drolleries into a successful career. Huston Horn reports, and how 'bout that?
A first look at the ingenious features that Designer Alan Payne has incorporated in the Australian 12-meter sloop Gretel as the new challenger comes seeking the old America's Cup.
A sportsman of the old school is trotting's Roland Harriman. Four pages of color pictures portray the charm of his track at Goshen, N.Y., and Robert Creamer tells his story.