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18 The Fastest 500
Scotland's Jimmy Clark thrilled an enormous crowd in the 49th running of Indiana's classic auto race

The Big Fight

22 Clay's hard right, observed by Tex Maule

48 It was no phantom punch, as the pictures prove

26 A Different Kind of Season
Now the Chicago White Sox are the team to beat; the slumping New York Yankees found that out last weekend

32 Another Gone with the Wind
Bill Veeck describes how a syndicate of city slickers will make a mint moving the Milwaukee Braves to Atlanta

56 Four-finger Exercise
Italy's victory in the world championship of bridge is marred by the charge that two British players cheated

68 Hitting Fat? Have Your Head Examined
Jack Nicklaus explains one of the most common faults in golf, and shows how it is easily avoided

80 Their Business Is Going Under
The Youngs of Nassau teach scuba diving to tourists by day and come up at night for rum and ballads

The departments

12 Scorecard
54 People
56 Bridge
68 Golf
70 Conservation
97 Baseball's Week
98 For the Record
99 19th Hole

Credits on page 98

Cover photograph by George Silk—LIFE















Next week

Toughest tournament in golf is the U.S. Open. Jack Nicklaus assesses the course, color photographs catch the mood and Al Wright introduces the man who runs it.

Grandest Jewel in the Triple Crown for Thoroughbreds is the Belmont, this year billed as a family affair between two superb sons of Ribot—Tom Rolfe and Dapper Dan.

72 hours of terror befell a group of eastern mountaineers who set out on a simple holiday climb in the Tetons. A two-part series recounts their tale of madness and death.