Table of Contents

March 25, 1957

DETROIT'S SECRET WEAPON 10
The first complete account of Chevrolet's unique SS, with exclusive photographs, a PREVIEW of Saturday's Sebring race, and five pages of Sebring photographs, IN COLOR, by RICHARD MEEK

THE MAGNETIC OBSESSION 33
The enormous psychological impact of 7-foot Wilt Chamberlain continues to propel Kansas toward the national championship. A PREVIEW of the NCAA's four final games by TEX MAULE and JEREMIAH TAX

BEN HOGAN'S MODERN FUNDAMENTALS OF GOLF, PART III 48
The greatest golfer of our time discusses the first part of the swing. With HERBERT WARREN WIND and drawings by ANTHONY RAVIELLI

THE GOLFING LOOK 58
The functional and striking clothes of the pros, report Jo AHERN and FRED R. SMITH, are now available to all. With two pages of new golf styles IN COLOR

THE ROOKIES OF 1957 64
From Florida and Arizona, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S baseball task force selects 10 of the young men most likely to make the major leagues in 1957

CARROLL SHELBY, THE GENTLE LEADFOOT 69
America's foremost sports car driver, as KENNETH RUDEEN discovers, is a charming as well as a valorous man. Here is his story, as revealed in a visit to his Texas home

•HOTBOX 5
•COMING EVENTS 8
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 21
•WONDERFUL WORLD 25
•SCOREBOARD 41
•SNOW PATROL 44
•FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR 47
•THE 19TH HOLE 74
•PAT ON THE BACK 76

Acknowledgments on page 47

COVER: CARROLL SHELBY

Photograph by Robert Halmi

The warm smile shown here is rarely absent from the face of America's foremost sports car driver, and he will be wearing those beloved overalls when the international race at Sebring starts this Saturday. For an account of an informal visit with Carroll Shelby, a charming and valorous Texan, see page 69.

TWO PHOTOS

IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE:

BEST U.S. WRESTLER IN YEARS
That's Dan Hodge, newest pride of Oklahoma and the Man to watch in the NCAA championships. Don Parker tells the story

THOSE CREAKY DODGERS
Their front line is still those old men who have been winning pennants in Brooklyn for 10 years, but how long can they last?

PLUS: LESSON IV OF BEN HOGAN'S MODERN FUNDAMENTALS OF GOLF: THE SECOND PART OF THE SWING

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)