Table of Contents

February 04, 1957

BASKETBALL'S UNDERGROUND RAILROAD 8
The South's best court talent is coming from the North. How? Why? RICHARD J. SCHAAP tells the inside story

SPECTACLE: SCRAMBLE ON SKATES 12
Speed skating American style can produce some fascinating images as ART SHAY proves IN COLOR

WHO WON? 28
Already the indoor track season is explosive. Here are the highlights and rhubarbs thus far. By ROY TERRELL

TRACKING THE BOBCAT IN MAINE 32
For those who love hunting in wintry woods, this is tops. By LEW DIETZ, with two pages IN COLOR by GENE PYLE

PLAY BASEBALL BY THE RULES? NUTS! 46
Maybe we should, but we don't, says REAR ADMIRAL DAN GALLERY in a sizzling entree right off the hot stove

THE TODD-AO OF YACHTING PICTURES 54
Luis Vidaña's yawl under sail provides a dramatic opening for a timely report on Southern Ocean Racing

WHAT RUGBY MEANS TO ENGLAND 58
A noted British author recalls with warmth and nostalgia the rainy Saturdays of playing which did so much to shape his—and England's—character. By ALEC WAUGH, with drawings by DOUGLAS GORSLINE

THE DEPARTMENTS

•HOTBOX 3
•COMING EVENTS 4
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 17
•WONDERFUL WORLD 21
•SCOREBOARD 38
•SNOW PATROL and OUTDOORS 48
•TIP FROM THE TOP 64
•THE 19TH HOLE 65
•PAT ON THE BACK 68

•Horse Racing: WHITNEY TOWER finds internationalism rampant at Santa Anita 40

•Basketball: JEREMIAH TAX examines the charge that pro ball is a free-scoring farce 42

•Bowling: VICTOR KALMAN describes the national team match game championship 45

•Footloose Sportsman: HORACE SUTTON invites you to nearby (by air) Yucatàn 50

•Sporting Look: In Squaw Valley San Franciscans show off their own ski fashions 52

•Sport in Art: At Suicide Six Byron Thomas captures the lure of skiing 53

Acknowledgment on page 47

COVER: HUGH SCHADDELEE

Photograph by David Kitz

Yachtsman Hugh Schaddelee of Grand Rapids, Mich, is one of the entrants in the Feb. 5 Miami-Nassau race who have recently been called bush leaguers by some northern sailors. For the reaction of Schaddelee and the other top contenders in this year's Southern Circuit, see page 57.

THREE PHOTOS

IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE:

THE MAN WHO TAUGHT THE NAVY HOW TO FIGHT
Spike Webb, of course. Nardi Reeder Campion, whose story of Marty Matter inspired the motion picture "The Long Gray Line," now presents Navy's great boxing coach

WHO IS THE BEST BOXER OF 1957?
At this writing, he's a dog named Ch. Barrage of Quality Hill. Both dog and breed are described by Alice Higgins

PLUS: A PREVIEW OF DAYTONA SPEED WEEK AND A CARNIVAL IN RIO

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)