14 Brutes, Brawls and Boosters
A huge crowd went to the Daytona 500 for raw, high-speed stock car racing, and got it in gaudy quantities
18 Flat Out to Thrash the Bloke
New Zealand's Peter Snell, in Los Angeles for his last indoor race, burst to the front to beat Bill Crothers
22 Bold Is the Badge of Champions
Bold Ruler has become champion sire in the U.S. and his owner rules the No. 1 racing empire
32 Part II: The Best 18
The second nine of our dream golf course ranges from coast to coast and demands seven shots over water
44 A Show for Center Court
Half time at basketball games is now the occasion for colorful performances by talented coeds
52 The Lobos Stand Fast
New Mexico showed why it has the best basketball defense in the country by beating Utah and BYU
64 A Meeting in the Mato Grosso
The long hunt in the jungles of Brazil was dangerous and wearying, but the result was well worth waiting for
74 For the Record
77 Basketball's Week
79 19th Hole
Credits on page 74
Cover illustrations by Donald Moss
A Philadelphia tragedy was enacted last summer by the Phillies. Now, in a new spring, William Leggett details their fabulous rise and explains their extraordinary collapse.
Big Julie and Ernie are characters out of real life, not Guys and Dolls. Julie Isaacson manages Heavyweight Ernie Terrell, and they are the best. Just ask them. Tex Maule did.
The round house has always appealed to railroads and Eskimos, but now it is being adapted to many uses for sport. A photographic report on two remarkable sporting "towers."