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BOOKTALK

Boyhood and the great outdoors are the pleasant themes in new books of memoirs

By Robert Cantwell

A Mippy Time

A Mippy Time at Arthur for Sybil and the Peer

By Liz Smith

Sandy's Pitch

SANDY MAKES A PITCH FOR POSTERITY

Protected from further arm trouble by doctors, masseurs, pills, ointments, an ever-ready bucket of ice water and the fervent prayers of his teammates, Sandy Koufax has a good chance to win 30 games and set a new strikeout record (see chart at right) while keeping the Los Angeles Dodgers at the top of the National League pennant race

By Joe Jares

A FINAL BLAZE OF NON-SUCCESS

The once invincible Peter Snell, unable to recapture his Olympic skills, retires on a downbeat, but he goes home to New Zealand comforted and inspired by the plaudits he received even in defeat

By John Underwood

RISE OF A NEW STAR NAMED PIA

Nearly everyone came out to cheer for Kelso (No. 1, above) including the president of his own fan club, but a colt just starting to show his class, Pia Star, ran away with the Brooklyn Handicap

By Whitney Tower

SLOW SEARCH FOR ANOTHER FRICK

When baseball's owners met to consider a new commissioner, they mulled over dynamic names like McNamara and Kennedy, but what they really want is an amiable, sympathetic fellow like old Ford Frick

By Jack Mann

THE POSITIVE POWER OF BOATING

Powerboating

THE RICH RUSH OF A RYBO

For the man who likes luxury and fresh fish at a few thousand dollars a pound, there is nothing that floats comparable to the sport-fishermen made in Florida by John Rybovich and sons

By Hugh Whall

RULES OF THE ROAD

HE DRIVES A HAIRY RACE

Seven years ago Jim Wynne grew the full beard shown at left. It changed his personality, and he in turn changed the personality of powerboating

People

PEOPLE

Track & Field

Some fanatics whose fun is playing old records

Theirs is a world of watches and tapes, and they willingly admit that when one of them runs in the shade what's under the tree is a nut

By Gerald Holland

Sporting Look

Sack the shape or shape the sack?

By Paul Stewart

Over The Wabes

OVER THE BOUNDING WABES

On a voyage of discovery, parentwise, a skeptical landsman cruises the San Juans with his kids and finds the best part of boating is just hacking around

By Jack Olsen

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Mark Mulvoy

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Garry Valk

SCORECARD

CREDITS

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