All Duane Decker Stories
At 16, Kathleen Walsh already has a fistful of medals for marksmanship—after only two years of competition. Today she looks like the coming pistol-shooting ...
Once a small-boy pest, the trusty slingshot is becoming a respected sporting weapon.
From mitts to MGs, there are gifts for everybody in stores this year, even bottled ships and flying saucers.
The day of the breathless finals will soon be reached in the current Nationals at Forest Hills. The chances are that close to 14,000 tennis bugs will wedge ...
THE FIELDER'S FRIEND
His glove, of course—and here are some tips on the best way of picking one, and how to care for it when it's yours.
FOOTBALL FOR ALL
The good old game of touch, with rules or without, provides football fun for everyone without the spills and skills demanded by the regular game.
YANK GETS STARTED
It's a long way through the farms from sandlot to stadium, but Travis Rayborn is on the way.
THE BIG BOOM
It couldn't happen to a nicer sport, the honor which seems due to fall upon the one known as boomerang throwing. It will soon be a new entry in the Olympics if ...
JOHNNY LILLY'S BIG SHOOT
He's from a top-notch trapshooting family. Here's what it's like to be a boy among men in the Grand American Handicap Tournament.
BATBOY FOR THE INDIANS
"Judging matters purely on the basis of precedence, you might easily have bet last April that the batboy least likely to get into the current World Series on the ...
CADDY FOR THE BOSS
Young John Mollard of Englewood's Cherry Hills carries the clubs for a " really solid golfer" named Eisenhower.
THAT OLD KENTUCKY EYE
In Georgia the peach is the thing but in Kentucky what counts most is the basket the peach is packed in. The reason is that from Paintsville in the east to Paducah ...
SNOWSHOES ARE STILL FUN
Almost forgotten since the ski took over, they can help you rediscover winter's quiet wonders.
QUEEN OF THE RODEO
A couple of Eastern sisters have twice beaten the competition to win the crown of New York's annual tribute to the great cowhand.
ONE-SHOT PAUL GETS HIS DEER
On his first day of deer hunting, with his very first shot, Paul Ward Jr. got the biggest thrill of his life.
THE LIVELY ART OF DESTRUCTION
One sad fact about the life of the sporting goods you use is that most of them are made to be destroyed. That goes for baseballs and bats, footballs, golf balls, ...