4 SCOREBOARD andWeek's Winners
13 EVENTS & DISCOVERIES SI's editors report and reflect on the news
17 SPECTACLE The Turf Club at Santa Anita photographed IN COLOR by BOBLANDRY
26 THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT As the camera sees it
72 COMING EVENTS

SI proudlypresents

TENZING'S OWNSTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF EVEREST
In the first of four instalments the great Sherpa climber, with JAMES RAMSEYULLMAN, recounts his early years in Nepal and how he pursued his dream ofbecoming a mountain man

22 THE A'S FINDFRIENDS IN COWTOWN
Kansas City threw out the welcome mat for the underprivileged Athletics, whoshowed their gratitude by winning their first game in their new home town. ByGERALD HOLLAND, with photographs by HY PESKIN

32 BASEBALL? IT'SALL IN THE MIND
At least, in the mind of the discerning spectator who is herewith challenged(along with fans both veteran and new) with some commonly neglected elementsthat determine strategy. By JEREMIAH TAX.

56 FLIES ANDLINES: THE BEST FOR TROUT
Four angling authorities reveal their pet flies for early fishing from East toWest in three pages IN COLOR, and one of them—TED TRUEBLOOD—also discusses thestartling new developments

THEDEPARTMENTS

6 Hotbox: JIMMYJEMAIL asks: Where do you think your team will finish in the pennant race thisyear? (Asked of major league baseball managers)

41 Sporting Look:The annual Bermuda College Week now features fashions as well as frolic

44 Golf: ThePresident of the U.S. takes to the links in a distinguished foursome

45 Tip from theTop: GENE ANDERSEN of the Oyster Harbors Club discusses a proven method forcuring that worst of all golf diseases, the shank

46 Column of theWeek: ARTHUR DALEY discusses Robinson's anti-double play strategy

48 Motor Sports:JOHN BENTLEY takes a happy whirl in the Jaguar XK140MC

51 Gardening:PHILIP WYLIE speaks up for that great sport: yard fixing

53 Horses: ALBIONHUGHES foresees a match race between Nashua and Summer Tan

55 Keep in thePink: How to cope with the ubiquitous tick who is now out for blood

65 Fisherman'sCalendar: ED ZERN with the latest reports from the lakes, rivers and sea

66 Bowling:VICTOR KALMAN reports on the duckpins and their fellows

69 Under 21:DUANE DECKER tells how a Yankee rookie-to-be gets started

70 Yesterday:JOHN O'REILLY recalls a furore in feathers of not-quite-so-long ago

73 The 19th Hole:The readers take over

76 Pat on theBack: Praise for those not already smothered with it

COVER: TenzingNorgay

Photograph by R.SATAKOPAN

His shoulderscovered with vermilion powder sprinkled on him as a sign of adulation byNepalese villagers, Tenzing Norgay smiles in triumph after descending from thesummit of Mount Everest, which he reached with Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953. Fornew pictures of Tenzing and his family today, and the first instalment of hisown life story, see page 36.

Acknowledgmentson page 65

IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE

THE WOOD MEMORIAL
Eddie Arcaro, usually up on Nashua, this time is up for SI with an analysis ofhis mount's performance against Summer Tan, which WHITNEY TOWEB reports indetail

THE RELAYS: TRACK'S SPRING FLOWERING
Relay racing is getting bigger and bigger, and ROBERT CREAMER here sums up thesubject. With four pages of Penn Relays IN COLOR

TENZING: TIGER OF EVEREST
Part II of the life story of Everest's coconqueror, in which he recounts theexpeditions which culminated in the great effort

PLUS: A TALE OF BOYS AND BASEBALL BY JEROME WEIDMAN;AND HUNTING WITH FRANCO, IN COLOR

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