14 The Egg and Tennis
Though it has a shiny look of prosperity on the outside, under the shell it may be going bad
18 Form Fore and Aft
Jerry Barber will cringe in horror, but even bad golf can be swinging fun
20 Leo: Under the Sunset Gun
Not quite an elder statesman but no longer the wild man of the past, Leo Durocher settles down to baseball
26 Riders of the Surging Sea
A dedicated surfer spends his waking hours searching for the perfect wave and his sleeping hours dreaming about it
32 Secrets of the Short Game
Jerry Barber, a master around the green, explains for the first time his method for hitting these crucial shots
42 Kicked by a King
When a pair of bridge-playing women ignored an old rule a king made them pay for their boldness
54 The Bible of the Barbershop
Richard Fox took over a dying rag called the Police Gazette and made it the premier sporting paper of its day
44 Horse Racing
62 Basketball's Week
68 For the Record
70 19th Hole
Acknowledgments on page 68
Cover painting by Francis Golding
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