Table of Contents

January 21, 1957

AN OASIS OF HOPE FOR THE TEXAS DROUGHT 8
A unique wildlife laboratory, says JOHN O'REILLY, may show how to prevent future dust bowls

THOSE LOVELY, LEAPING LIPIZZANERS 14
Vienna's great white horses are still unexcelled. JOHN KOBLER and JERRY COOKE show them in words and COLOR pictures

DO THE PROS PLAY DIRTY FOOTBALL? 26
Commissioner Bell tells TEX MAULE there is no such thing

SAILOR'S DREAM 29
Ezra Bowen analyzes the yawl Caprice, with photographs IN COLOR by RICHARD MEEK and a cutaway drawing by ALLEN BEECHEL

WHAT'S THIS ABOUT THE RAVEN? 50
It's weary of those legends dreary. Here is its real-life portrait by JOHN O'REILLY and DAVID GOODNOW

THE COMMODORE OF BIMINI 52
A visit, in words and COLOR pictures, to a Bahamas dream island. By REGINALD WELLS and JOHN G. ZIMMERMAN

A NEW IRISH HERO IS WELCOMED HOME 56
When Ron Delany returned to Dublin from his Olympic triumph, GERALD HOLLAND was sent along to record the sights and the sounds and the words and the music and the grand affair, while BRIAN SEED pictured it in memorable photographs

THE DEPARTMENTS

•COMING EVENTS 6
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 19
•WONDERFUL WORLD 23
•SCOREBOARD 41
•SNOW PATROL and OUTDOORS 46
•THE 19TH HOLE 66
•PAT ON THE BACK 68

•Hotbox: JIMMY JEMAIL asks: If the Caribbean area had its own team in one of the major leagues, would the team be in contention for the pennant? 5

•Basketball: JEREMIAH TAX sees a pattern of form reversals in college court results so far 44

•Tip from the Top: EDDIE WILLIAMS points out the importance of organizing essentials 47

•Motor Sports: PHILIP PAYNE watches the year's first championship Grand Prix race in Argentina 48

Acknowledgments on page 49

COVER: JOHNNY LEE

Photograph by John G. Zimmerman

The Ivy League's first solid All-America prospect since Ernie Beck in 1953 is shown here after a fast workout in Yale's Payne Whitney Gymnasium. Only a junior, Lee holds the League's alltime single-season scoring record. For more on this freckled redhead who is also an honor student, see page 44.

THREE PHOTOS

IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE:

MEXICO: 18 PAGES OF EXCITEMENT
A yachtsman's guide: San Diego to Acapulco, by Ezra Bowen; new beach fashions in color (left); Horace Sutton footloose in Mexico City; and Rafael Delgado Lozano on the bullfight

BIG BRUINS AND LITTLE ST. PAUL'S
Herbert Warren Wind presents the surprise team of big league hockey, and Richard Meek photographs the preppers

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