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May 6, 1963 Table Of Contents

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Shopwalk

The prosy athletic sock takes on a splash of color and a dash of style

By Jule Campbell

Yesterday

Anybody Here Ever Swim the Bosporus?

A noted news correspondent, fresh from a daring athletic triumph, encounters perhaps the world's meanest bartender

By George Weller

Kentucky Derby

TWO TAKE DEAD AIM AT CANDY

Unbeaten and heavily favored, Candy Spots of California comes to the Kentucky Derby all set to make his owner No. 1 in U.S. racing. But a couple of eastern colts are intent on spoiling the grand design

By Whitney Tower

Ruffled Race

RUFFLED RACE ACROSS A MIRROR

The tempers of those he left behind were roiled as Odell Lewis (below) won 'the most rugged race in the world' in record time, but the ocean stretching between Miami and Nassau was once again smooth as glass

By Arthur Zich

Yang Of China

YANG OF CHINA IS WORLD'S BEST ATHLETE

A student at UCLA from Formosa, C. K. Yang last Sunday broke Rafer Johnson's old record in the toughest event in all of sport—the decathlon

By Tex Maule

LITHE ENVOYS TO OUR LATIN NEIGHBORS

Skill counts more than beauty in athletics, but both qualities are happily combined in the women's U.S. gymnastic team. Its young members, now competing in the Pan American Games in Brazil, also serve as LITHE ENVOYS TO OUR LATIN NEIGHBORS

Sporting Look

A tie for the top and a tribute to Bonnie

Two sportswear designers, Ellen Brooke and Rudi Gernreich, share the 1963 Sporting Look Award, and Bonnie Cashin returns—now as Designer of the Year

By Jo Ahern Zill

Basketball

Up to their old tricks

Age was supposed to slow Boston, but not even an injury to a famous ankle could keep the champs from another NBA title

By William Leggett

Baseball

The quaint cult of the Mets

Some say that rooting for the Mets is a fad. Others argue that anyone who can stand watching baseball in the Polo Grounds must be sincere

By Robert Creamer

Bridge

Right rule, wrong play

By Charles Goren

Helicopters

Anyone for a Backward Takeoff?

You can try some weird stunts in a helicopter—such as a mock bullfight with a cow—but there are problems, too. Unlike an airplane, the blamed thing doesn't really want to fly

By Bill Mauldin

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Acknowledgments

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

FACES IN THE CROWD

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

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