Table of Contents

March 04, 1957

BASKETBALL: THE FIX AGAIN 10
An exclusive account of events leading to the suspension of Referee John Fraser. By ROBERT BOYLE

TERROR: 342 SECONDS WITH BASILIO 22
Then down fell Johnny Saxton, as sweet victory was earned by Carmen's fists. By MARTIN KANE

PREVIEW: BASEBALL'S GLORIOUS SPRING DOWN SOUTH 24
In Florida and Arizona the teams are whipping into shape. HY PESKIN conveys the heady atmosphere in color pictures, ROBERT CREAMER reports first impressions and HORACE SUTTON gives you Tampa Bay, with seven teams

JACK ZINK: BRICKYARD PRODIGY 34
This daring young man was tops at Indianapolis, wowed Daytona and is set for the "500" again. By KENNETH RUDEEN

THE TWO JIMS ARE DERBY BOUND 38
Flamingo IN COLOR, and reports from WHITNEY TOWER (Hialeah) and JIM MURRAY (Santa Anita)

WASH AND WEAR—OFF TO THE RACES 46
Race-track plaids and some real miracle fabrics, reports FRED R. SMITH, are launching a banner year in sport clothes

MICKEY MANTLE: SEVEN VIEWS OF GENIUS 48
He is the Hero, and already a legend. ROBERT RIGER shows him in action in five pages of extraordinary drawings, and GERALD HOLLAND walks and talks and rides with him in a memorable word portrait

THE DEPARTMENTS

•HOTBOX 5
•COMING EVENTS 7
•THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT 14
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 18
•SCOREBOARD 31
•SNOW PATROL & OUTDOORS 33
•TIP FROM THE TOP 36
•THE 19TH HOLE 62
•PAT ON THE BACK 64

Acknowledgments on page 33

COVER: MICKEY MANTLE

Photograph by Hy Peskin

The running figure of Mr. Mickey Charles Mantle signals glad tidings this week: baseball is back. In Florida and Arizona the teams are in spring training, and their activities are reported on page 24. As for Mickey, he is shown as never before, in drawings by Robert Riger and text by Gerald Holland, beginning on page 48.

TWO PHOTOS

IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE:

BEGINNING A SERIES OF EXCLUSIVE GOLF LESSONS WITH BEN HOGAN
In the first of his five-part series, "The Modern Fundamentals of Golf," the greatest player of our age begins his revelations of how he mastered the game, taking the reader step by step through the basic process of achieving an accurate, powerful and repeating swing. His promise: 70s for the average golfer

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