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THE GOLDEN BATHTUB FLIPS

Nov. 08, 1954
Nov. 08, 1954

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Nov. 8, 1954

Pat On The Back
  • Herewith a salute from the editors to men and women of all ages who have fairly earned the good opinion of the world of sport, regardless of whether they have yet earned its tallest headlines

Under 21
Table of Contents
Soundtrack
Spectacle
  • Caber tosser strives for perfection in most colorful event of Braemar Games—climactic festival in series of Highland games first instituted by the ancient Celts

Berg And Wilkinson
  • One of America's greatest golfers recalls her childhood days in Minneapolis when she was quarterback of the 50th-Street Tigers and Bud Wilkinson, now the coach of the University of Oklahoma Sooners, was the right tackle. Patty takes no credit for Wilkinson's success at Oklahoma, but she does feel that plays she ran over him may have contributed to his education

Health
Golf
Sporting Look
Horse Racing
Acknowledgments
Fisherman's Calendar
Nature
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

THE GOLDEN BATHTUB FLIPS

Rounding a sharp turn during a race for tiny Class G and H sports cars at Thompson, Conn., Driver David Findlay's brakes locked. His modified Crosley, nicknamed "The Golden Bathtub," caromed off a sand embankment, flipped back onto the track, finally stopped upside down (next page). Findlay stuck with his rolling car while his competitors were flagged down

This is an article from the Nov. 8, 1954 issue

Righted by the other drivers, The Golden Bathtub is pushed off the track. Findlay emerged from the spill shaken but unhurt. His plastic-bodied car suffered only minor damage. Officials ordered the race to be rerun from scratch; the winner was Henry Rudkin Jr. in a Bandini

FOUR PHOTOSDANIEL R. RUBIN