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Shopwalk

Knit blazers and western-style hats produce a new look for the sports-car buffs

By Paul Stewart

Derby

THEIR HATS ARE IN THE RING

Four men whose backgrounds vary as widely as their tastes in headgear have the top contenders in this week's Kentucky Derby; oddly enough, their competing colts have similar styles on the racetrack.

By Whitney Tower

DERBY HORSES ON THE ROAD TO CHURCHILL DOWNS

The Derby

THE CONTINENTAL TOUCH OF SENOR HORATIO LURO

By Alfred Wright

They Came Out

THEY CAME OUT IN GALE FORCE

The winds blew on the first big outdoor track weekend of the season, but one performer, massive Discus Thrower Al Oerter (left), caught a zephyr to his liking and spun out a world record

By John Underwood

THE RUNNING GAME COMES BACK

In the first two weeks of the season players in both leagues were scampering around the base paths like crazy, using steals, the hit-and-run and the bunt to win tight games

By William Leggett

Backgammon

EVERYONE FOR BACKGAMMON

A crowd of socialites and their friends gather on a resort island to play the game they love best

By Edwin Shrake

People

PEOPLE

Pro Basketball

Follow the bouncing ball from Honolulu to Boston

After a seven-month tour that nearly spanned the seasons and the globe, the NBA's road show ended with a dunk by big Bill Russell

By Frank Deford

Hockey

How do you stop a Red Wing? Shoot

The Maple Leafs were the better team, but they could not elbow the eager Detroiters aside and they could not skate around them. All they could do to win a third straight Stanley Cup was score more goals

By Tom C. Brody

Vin Scully

The Transistor Kid

When announcer Vin Scully came to Los Angeles with the transplanted Brooklyn Dodgers, he was a stranger in alien corn. But in the six years since, he has become as much apart of southern California as the freeways, whose radio-listening drivers form a huge part of his audience

By Robert Creamer

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

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Sidney L. James

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