Table of Contents

April 01, 1957

TWILIGHT OF THE BUMS 8
A report on the elderly Brooklyn Dodgers by ROBERT CREAMER, with photographs IN COLOR and black and white

FANTASTICO IS FOR FANGIO 4
Sebring's tough course breaks in the new Corvette, and Maserati evens the score.
As told by KENNETH RUDEEN

BEN HOGAN'S MODERN FUNDAMENTALS OF GOLF, PART IV 16
The greatest golfer of our time expounds the second part of the swing

THE MASTERS IN FLUX 34
A preview of the three course changes golfers will face at Augusta next week.
By HERBERT WARREN WIND

CARNIVAL TIME DOWN BAHAMAS WAY 38
Artist JOHN GROTH captures the gay, colorful spirit of the Out Island Regatta

DAN HODGE, THE WRESTLER TO BEAT 60
A visit with the Oklahoma strong boy who looks like the best U.S. wrestler in years.
By DON PARKER

FOOTBALL: THE SPRING CROPS BEGIN TO RIPEN 64
Navy training pictured IN COLOR, with a follow-up report on some 1955 schoolboy stars by BOOTON HERNDON

THE DEPARTMENTS

•COMING EVENTS 6
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 28
•SCOREBOARD 48
•FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR 72
•THE 19TH HOLE 73
•PAT ON THE BACK 76

•Skiing: Tough Willy Schaeffler has his Denver skiers primed for their fourth straight NCAA title. By ROBERT AJEMIAN 42

•Nature: A boardwalk into wonderland now opens the secrets of Florida wildlife to tourists 46

•Baseball: Spring training, JOHN O'REILLY discovers, is old folks, mockingbirds and memories 54

•Basketball: North Carolina's team proves that poise pays off and wins the NCAA championship. By JEREMIAH TAX 59

COVER: DAN HODGE

Photograph by A. Y. Owen

The muscular fellow busily applying a variation of the hiplock is Dan Hodge, latest pride of Oklahoma, whose unbeaten record is just slightly better than the Oklahoma football team's. For the reasons Dan Hodge is the man to beat in the NCAA wrestling championships, see page 60.

Acknowledgments on page 73

TWO PHOTOS

IN NEXT WEEK'S ISSUE:

TROUT 1957: THE WATERS AND THE FISH
On the eve of the new season, a comprehensive survey of the prospects around the U.S., compiled by Thomas H. Lineaweaver

BRITAIN'S GRAND NATIONAL
At Liverpool, Whitney Tower and Photographer Mark Kauffman join to report the running of the world's most exciting jumping race

PLUS: THE FINAL LESSON OF BEN HOGAN'S MODERN FUNDAMENTALS OF GOLF: SUMMARY AND REVIEW

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)