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18 The Buck Stopped Here: 1:32[3/5]
Back in brilliant form, Buckpasser broke the mile record by three-fifths of a second at Arlington

22 Doleful Day for Ryun
Jim Ryun again won the U.S. championship in the mile, but now anything less than a world record seems slow

26 El Spahnie of Los Tigres
Warren Spahn, the celebrated left-hander, returns to the mound on a busman's holiday to Mexico City

Sailing the High Seas

32 Some reflections on ocean yacht racing's 100th birthday
34 The colors and patterns of ocean racing by Tom Allen
39 The stock boat that won both the Bermuda and the SORC
42 A summer of sailing beckons in sail-happy Scandinavia

53 The Heavenly Home of the Angels
The surprise team of the American League season has been winning often and drawing big

56 Lessons from Teacher
A Michigan State coed with a troupe of wry followers wins an upset-marked intercollegiate golf championship

64 The Fight That Won't Stay Dead
The intriguing details behind the Dempsey-Gibbons match in Shelby, Mont. in 1923, by the man who started it all

The departments

12 Scorecard
48 People
50 Bridge
53 Baseball
56 Golf
60 Basketball
75 Baseball's Week
76 For the Record
77 19th Hole

Credits on page 76

Cover photograph by Norris Hoyt















Next week

The hotshot kids who have taken over the headlines in the American League are the key to the most stimulating pennant race in years. Bill Leggett describes these new heroes.

That small typhoon swirling about in the middle of New York's most sophisticated boulevard is William Snaith, yachtsman and designer and a sort of Renaissance caveman.

Alone in the woods for 72 hours, girls at an Outward Bound school test their response to wilderness. Barbara La Fontaine, who was one of them, tells how they made out.