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April 02, 1956

An SISpecial

THE FACE OFBOXING, COAST TO COAST

22 In LosAngeles, after nine months of investigation, Promoter Babe McCoy stands accusedof fixing seven fights. JAMES MURRAY tells the tawdry tale

38 In New York,Honest Bill Daly breaks his silence and tells ROBERT H. BOYLE his side of theInternational Boxing Guild's troubles in a revealing CONVERSATION PIECE

17 SPECTACLE:SURFING AT WAIKIKI
Green rollers, flying spray and their challenge to the islander and the visitorare shown here in four pages of exciting action IN COLOR

21 WAVE RIDINGIS SPREADING OUT
Australia, Peru and California—as well as Hawaii—draw the surf sportsman now,reports COLES PHINIZY

24APRIL...GOLF...AND NOW THE MASTERS
A salute to the season by HERBERT WARREN WIND, who points out that requirementsfor a Masters degree at Atlanta are remarkably stiffer than those of thecircuit

32 LEADFOOT ANDLIGHTFOOT
These were the heroes of Sebring's 12-hour endurance race: Juan Manuel Fangio,the world's Grand Prix champion, and Bob Sweikert of Indy's brickyard. By COLESPHINIZY

48 THE CRISIS OFAFRICAN GAME
Is the world's last great hunting ground in danger of extinction? HORACE S.MAZET reports and ARTHUR SHAY pictures a luxurious safari IN COLOR

60 OHIO'SSUBMARINE SPRINTER
Al Wiggins, finest all-round swimmer in the U.S., is caught by an underwatercamera in a racer's version of the breaststroke

THEDEPARTMENTS:

4 SCOREBOARD
13 EVENTS & DISCOVERIES
28 THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT
46 THE OUTDOOR WEEK
64 COMING EVENTS
65 THE 19th HOLE
68 PAT ON THE BACK

6 Hotbox: JIMMYJEMAIL asks: Is Maurice (Rocket) Richard really the greatest hockey player ofall time?

8 Tip from theTop: ED DUDLEY discusses the importance of developing the correct grip

42 Basketball:ROY TERRELL analyzes the triumphs of San Francisco and Louisville in the winduptournaments of the college season

56 SportingLook: The American male is in for his most colorful year. With two pages ofPalm Beach fashions IN COLOR

62 Horses:WHITNEY TOWER discusses Needles' fine win in the Florida Derby, and thefive-pound allowance rule

Acknowledgmentson page 64

COVER: ALWIGGINS, CHAMPION SWIMMER

Photograph byJohn G. Zimmerman

No spectator atthe NCAA swimming meet at New Haven will get as clear a view of the underwater,racers' version of the breast-stroke as the photographs of Al Wiggins on pages60 and 61 provide. For this unusual study, SI's Coles Phinizy donned trunks andair lung and submerged in the Ohio State pool. Then, as Wiggins glidedoverhead, Phinizy caught the OSU ace in four key phases.

NEXT WEEK: SI PRESENTS A SPECIAL BASEBALL ISSUE

•PREVIEW OF THE SEASON AND 16-PAGE SCOUTING REPORT
•CONVERSATION PIECE: SUBJECT: YOGI AND CAMPY
•THE LOOK OF THE GAME: UNIFORMS AND BALL PARKS
•THE MANAGERS, OLD AND NEW, IN CARICATURE AND TEXT
•PLUS: DRAWINGS BY ROBERT RIGER AND COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS

SEVEN PHOTOS

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)