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April 4, 1966 Table Of Contents

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Footloose

New Orleans—a mixture of the old and the new and all that Dixie jazz

By M. R. Werner

Wreck Island

The Voluntary Castaway of Wreck Island

Playing Robinson Crusoe on a small sandspit off the Virginia coast is a miniature of everything gentle in nature—and everything violent

By Monroe Bush

Holdout

THE $1,000,000 HOLDOUT

There is so business like show business, maintained Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax, taking a fiscal Gemini shot that could transport baseball to the star system

By Jack Mann

Ruffians' Game

GENTLEMANLY GAME FOR RUFFIANS

Rugby is an old tradition at the University of California, and the Golden Bears approach the game with a combination of verve and casualness their English forebears might not recognize but surely would applaud

By Joe Jares

AT SEBRING: VICTORY AND DEATH

The triumph was Ford's in its continuing massive assault on Ferrari supremacy in world class sports car racing, but before the tense and surprising finish four spectators and a driver lost their lives

By Barbara La Fontaine

Unknown Soldier

PROGRESS REPORT ON THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER

When Lieut. General William D. Eckert was named Commissioner of Baseball last fall his appointment was greeted with hoots of cynical dismay. Well, Kenesaw Mountain Landis may be safe in his shrine but Spike Eckert is proving that he is a man who came to play

By John Underwood

IS THE MASTERS FIXED?

No—but one could easily say it might as well be, for Augusta National is so suited to the golf games of Nicklaus, Palmer and Player that nobody else wins. Here are some strong arguments in favor of redesigning this great course—and a well-considered vote of dissent

By Gwilym S. Brown

Grass

'THE GREEN ELEPHANT'

As winter fades and the lawns of Augusta spread northward, Americans are girding to do battle with a monster of a status symbol

By Barbara La Fontaine

People

PEOPLE

Tennis

The old game stages a rally

Playing on a rubber surface that slowed the ball but not the action, the pros last week reminded everyone what ground strokes are like

By Martin Kane

Skiing

Allez, France! with skis and water pistols

In a dramatic last-event stand the French captured the Werner Cup and then won the battle of the Boiler Room at the Sun Valley Lodge

By Dan Jenkins

Sporting Look

THE SPEED SET

Boating

A storm in a calm over Tempest

England's new Olympic candidate challenges the aging Star class

By Hugh Whall

Fun Time

IT WAS FUN TIME IN THE THIRTIES

By Dan Jenkins

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

FACES IN THE CROWD