ARMS (FIVE) AND THE MAN 8
Five starting-pitchers and a power hitter make the Braves pennant favorites. By ROY TERRELL

SPECTACLE: NERVE TEST ON THE NEEDLES 12
Intrepid Alpine climbers scale the near-vertical rock spires of famed Chamonix. Photographed IN COLOR

CONVERSATION PIECE: A MANAGER AND HIS FIGHTER 28
In a rare and illuminating interview, ROBERT H. BOYLE penetrates the shadowy world of fighter and manager on a day climaxed by a bout. Illustrated by RUSSELL HOBAN

UNCLE LOU'S DREAM BOAT 52
Oilman Lou Matron fished for 30 years, then built the perfect deep-sea cruiser. With detail drawings

THE DEPARTMENTS

•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 17
•THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT 21
•SCOREBOARD 32
•COMING EVENTS 34
•THE OUTDOOR WEEK 50
•THE 19TH HOLE 66
•PAT ON THE BACK 68

•Hotbox: JIMMY JEMAIL asks: What is the appeal of the sports car and what is its future in the U.S.? 4

•Tip from the Top: ED OLIVER discusses ways chunky golfers can avoid a flat swing 35

•Tennis: WILLIAM F. TALBERT looks at the Davis Cup picture and finds no soft path to Adelaide 36

•Horse Racing: HUMPHREY S. FINNEY accompanies a high-priced stallion on his trip from Ireland to the U.S., and JACK OLSEN reports on racing in the Midwest and the Arlington Futurity 38

•Horses: ALICE HIGGINS describes the versatile Morgan. COLOR photographs by RICHARD MEEK 54

•Sports of the Presidents: RUTH E. RILEY relates how honest wrestler Abe Lincoln threw all comers except one 64

Acknowledgments on page 41

COVER: JOE ADCOCK

Photograph by Marvin Newman

In his six major league years, Joe Adcock has known moments of baseball glory that come to few players in a lifetime. This season his spectacular power hitting has given authenticity to the annual pennant fever which has been haunting Milwaukee fans since 1953. For a report on Milwaukee's Man and his supporting cast of five Golden Arms, turn to page 8.

TWO PHOTOS

IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE

PART I: THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCANDALS

For nearly a year revelations of illegal recruiting and payment of football players have rocked U.S. schools. Now, after a two-month survey of commissioners, presidents and coaches, Herman Hickman analyzes the practices that threaten to kill a great game and—in Part II a week later—proposes solutions

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