36 Three Was a Crowd
Tricky greens and gusty winds at Augusta led to high scores in the Masters and an exciting three-way playoff
44 After Foss: a Hotter Pro War
Retiring as AFL Commissioner, Joe Foss predicts a period of fierce and destructive rivalry between the leagues
46 Across the Past to Manila
Flat calms, sudden winds and a strong sense of history mark the course of the Third China Sea boat race
50 WHOSE TURN IN THE NATIONAL?
It's a fratricidal league, but the Phillies should win
73 THINGS LOOK BETTER IN THE AMERICAN
With talent up and Yankees down, it's a new era
81 White Sox
90 Red Sox
114 THE KING OF THE JUNGLE
Meet Walter O'Malley, a man often misunderstood
95 Growing Up Scared in Louisville
In Part II of the Cassius Clay series, Jack Olsen probes deeply into the champion's sometimes violent background
107 Horse Racing
137 For the Record
138 19th Hole
Credits on page 137
Cover photograph by Walter Iooss Jr.
Durocher's return to baseball is almost certain to produce a scenario fit for Hollywood. And that is where he will be when he takes his Chicago Cubs into Dodger Stadium.
Is he hysterical or only histrionic? Jack Olsen, in the continuing Cassius Clay series, examines the champion's paradoxical behavior and casts new light on some bizarre episodes.
The Stanley Cup playoffs distill the excitement of an entire 70-game hockey season into two best-of-seven series. Martin Kane samples the brew as it gets percolating once more.