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May 18, 1964 Table Of Contents

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Shopwalk

The skateboard may prove as big and giddy a fad as the Hula Hoop

By Paul Stewart

Yesterday

A Pitch that Baffled the Babe

Shucks Pruett of the Browns could stop the great Ruth almost at will with an artful kind of fadeaway

By Gerald Holland

Home Run Heaven

HOME RUN HEAVEN

Last week it was the favorably fenced and ventilated ball park of the Twins, and before that the Athletics' Municipal Stadium, where the sluggers on both teams are slugging like crazy

By Frank Deford

Fastest Man Alive

HOW FAST IS THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE?

Florida A&M Sprinter Bob Hayes, America's top Olympic prospect, has a running style that is all wrong—and altogether right, as an analysis of his latest stylish 100-yard dash conclusively proves.

By John Underwood

Giardello

A MIGHTY DESIRABLE FELLOW

Telephoner Joey Giardello is the champion of boxing's best division—the middleweights. A devoted father and friend of the Little League but still beloved at the pool hall, he has buried his Dead End Kid days and is...

By John Underwood

Sporting Look

HIGH SURFDOM

Surfing has developed a cult with a language of its own, fashions of its own, a dance of its own. On these pages five top California surfers wear current favorites in competition trunks. Following are more surfer styles that jumped to California from Hawaii and are now being adopted by surf-struck youngsters around the world

People

PEOPLE

Bridge

Never underestimate an overbidder

By Charles Goren

Golf

If a Texas portent holds true, watch out for Big Billy

Casper won the Colonial by avoiding trouble on the banks of the Trinity, and history makes him a solid contender in the U.S. Open

By Gwilym S. Brown

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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