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Booktalk

John de Graff is publisher by special appointment (his own) to all sailors

By Hugh D. Whall

Yesterday

When the Prisoner Sang the St. Louis Blues

The movies were right about those trick questions in the POW camps, but they weren't always right about the answers

By Marvin Lorber

Knockdown

KNOCKOUT, KNOCKDOWN

The American League race is taking off right where it stopped last season—with a murderous difference. For every homer hit at least two men hit the dust as Detroit, Boston and Minnesota battle for the lead

By Mark Mulvoy

Two Seconds

Two Seconds Stretch For First

The Celtics' astonishing victory over Philadelphia put them in pro basketball's championship round with the Los Angeles Lakers, who also were the runners-up in their division

By Frank Deford

SWITCHEROO FROM YES TO NYET

The Russians were happy and the Africans were overjoyed when Avery Brundage and the board of the International Olympic Committee decided they would rather not ask South Africa to Mexico City after all

By Tex Maule

Service Football

'ON, BRAVE OLD ARMY TEAM'

Two years ago this month Army football faced a dark night of despair, but then daylight came as Tom Cahill proved that service academies may be able to build championship teams after all

By John Underwood

Racing To Indy

IT'S VUKOVICH AGAINST BETTENHAUSEN —AGAIN

The sons of two of the most famous Indianapolis drivers are racing toward the Speedway, where their fathers died, to test themselves against the memories of yesterday and the realities of now

By Kim Chapin

People

PEOPLE

Boating

Spring dose of vitamin D for sailors

By Hugh Whall

Horse Racing

Another Dancer for the Derby

Stepping up in public esteem, Dancer's Image won the Wood the way a classics-bred colt should

By Whitney Tower

Boxing

Five homers in Dallas

By Gary Ronberg

Golf

A sick man gets a quick cure

Don January's stomach failed him In Las Vegas, but his victory in the Tournament of Champions and a $30,000 check were a perfect tonic

By Dan Jenkins

Two Lives In One

THE MAN WHO LIVED TWO LIVES IN ONE

Although Zane Grey accomplished more than most men, his years passed too quickly. As it was, he lived two full lives—one for his writing and one for his fishing—and he was extraordinarily successful at both. For years the sale of his books was surpassed only by the Holy Bible and McGuffey Readers, and his earnings allowed him to fish the waters of the world, where he set many records. Today, almost 30 years after his death at age 67, his books still sell and two of his fishing records have never been beaten

By Robert H. Boyle

For The Record

A roundup of the sports information of the week

Baseball's Week

BASEBALL'S WEEK

By Peter Carry

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