11 EVENTS & DISCOVERIES
24 THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT
54 FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR
68 COMING EVENTS
69 THE 19TH HOLE
72 PAT ON THE BACK
TWO SI SPECIALS:
20 MATCH MADE! SWAPS VS. NASHUA IN CHICAGO
The biggest racing news of the week
66 IKE'S FAVORITE BRIDGE HAND-TRY IT!
A famous authority describes the hand and the President's game
June 12, 1955
15 SPECTACLE: THE RACE AT LE MANS
A never-before-seen view of the start of Europe's sports car classic, photographed IN COLOR
22 THE CUBS-CHICAGO'S HAPPY TRAVELING MEN
Closeup of a so-called cellar club that is still stubbornly in second place.
By ROBERT CREAMER
28 WE ARE DESTROYING OUR NATIONAL PARKS
A warning to the American people by a famous novelist and conservation authority, WALLACE STEGNER
30 TENZING FINDS TRACES OF THE MYSTERIOUS 'YETI'
The conqueror of Everest photographs skulls and skins which lamas attribute to the Abominable Snowman
34 TED ATKINSON: WIFE'S VIEW OF A LONG SHOT
The home life of a famous jockey, described by WALTER BERNSTEIN, with a portrait IN COLOR
36 THE LAND OF THE SMALLMOUTH BASS
Mel Ellis reports on a remote corner of Wisconsin which now offers fishing so good that tackle companies try out new lures there
56 QUEENS OF THE DEEP WATER
Portraits IN COLOR of three famous ocean racers, and an analysis of the sport by ROBERT N. BAVIER JR.
6 Hotbox: JIMMY JEMAIL asks: Should the U.S. go all out to build an Olympic team that can beat Russia in 1956?
41 Golf: HERBERT WARREN WIND reports from St. Anne's on. Smoky Joe Conrad's victory in the British Amateur
47 Motor Sports: JOHN BENTLEY tells what really happened—and why—in the Vukovich crash at Indianapolis
50 Boxing: BUDD SCHULBERG shares an outlandish dream of Jim Norris talking up on the witness stand
63 Sport in Art: TOM MEEHAN looks at baseball with an artist's eye
65 Keep in the Pink: WILLIAM WHITE with some more tips on the art of massage
Acknowledgments on page 54
Photograph by Morris Rosenfeld
This coming weekend, the 71-foot yawl Windigo will be hoisted aboard a freighter headed for Sweden, where she will be captained by Magnus Johnson in the 125th Anniversary Regatta of the Royal Swedish Yacht Club. Ten other American yachts are shipping over, two are racing across the Atlantic, one is cruising over, and another is already there. For a further report on one of the busiest ocean-racing seasons ever, turn to page 57.
IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE
ROGER BANNISTER'S OWN STORY
The greatest middle-distance runner of all time, the man who first achieved the four-minute mile, tells in warm and human terms the history of his running—as a child, as a boy, as a man. First of two parts
THE U.S. OPEN
An SI Preview of golf's climactic event, with map of the course, commentary by HERBERT WARREN WIND, a gallery of top golfers IN COLOR and a frank interview with Ben Hogan by JOAN FLYNN DREYSPOOL