14 And Now There Are Two
They are the redoubtable Jim Beatty and a sensational newcomer to middle-distance running, Tom O'Hara
18 A Border Pigeon Shoot
Even the best wing shots find pigeon shooting colombaire-style a tough test
22 Player in Paradise
The little man in golf's Big Three suns himself on a Nassau beach and discusses a new Gary Player
30 Games that Are a Ball for All
The hoopla of basketball hits its peak when sellout crowds cheer their favorites at an NCAA championship
38 Minks, Shrews and Men
Three amateur naturalists stalk a unique winter swamp and encounter an unforgettable scene
57 Big Word for a Boy
At 17, Junior Champion Mike Belkin is a fine tennis player, all right—but "the greatest"?
64 Innocent on the Ball Field
Armed with a $20 camera, a fake press card and lots of gall, a New York businessman meets the big leaguers
72 Basketball's Week
76 For the Record
77 19th Hole
Acknowledgments on page 76
Cover photograph by John G. Zimmerman
The Liston-Patterson fight is previewed by Robert Boyle. Plus pictures and drawings showing how Liston can be hit and showing exactly how he got to Patterson the last time.
Trout season is now only a few weeks away, and this year, as in every year past, the wait has seemed longer. Mark Kauffman's color pictures make spring worth waiting for.
Speed doesn't scare Roger Penske, but he says, "I've got too much at stake to break my neck." Gilbert Rogin describes both careers of our most promising sports car driver.