Table of Contents

May 05, 1957

PREVIEW: THE KENTUCKY DERBY 16-26

A YEAR OF GREATNESS: An assessment of the Derby picture by WHITNEY TOWER 16
SPECTACLE: Four pages of Derby Day IN COLOR by RICHARD MEEK 21
YOU SHOULD KNOW about juleps—and bourbon. By ED ZERN 25

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT 27
A crooner and a golfer make their third big haul at Las Vegas

THE $10,000 ELEPHANT 34
For the first time, WILLIAM NEGLEY tells the full story of his bow and arrow kill

CURLICUES ARE IN BLOOM 44
Two brand-new race tracks for sports cars are described by KENNETH RUDEEN

RHONDA: A FLOATING FANTASY 46
An 8-page report on one of the finest yachts afloat. By EZRA BOWEN

THE SAD SONG OF BOBBY 54
Bobby Bragan's woes with his Pittsburgh Pirates. By ROBERT CREAMER

TEEDEEUK THE BLUE JAY 59
Another in the series from the literary legacy of DR. WILLIAM J. LONG

COLOSSAL CALUMET 62
The genius of the Joneses has brought silver and gold to a racing stable

PART III: THE TEX RICKARD STORY 66
CHARLES SAMUELS concludes his life story of the great sports promoter

THE DEPARTMENTS

•HOTBOX 8
•COMING EVENTS 14
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 30
•SCOREBOARD 40
•BASEBALL X-RAY 42
•FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR 43
•THE 19TH HOLE 81
•PAT ON THE BACK 84

Acknowledgments on page 43

COVER: THE CALUMET CAVALRY VS. BOLD RULER

Photograph by Richard Meek

Locked in fierce competition on the cover are three starters coveting horsedom's prize jewel, this week's Kentucky Derby. Calumet's Gen. Duke (center), Bold Ruler (right), stretch-runner Shan Pac (left) are three of the starters. For an over-all estimate turn to page 16.

TWO PHOTOS

NEXT WEEK

WHITE SOX IN A HURRY

Can they—and Billy Pierce—keep up the pace? Answer by Roy Terrell

PLUS
THE LADY AND THE TROUT: BEGINNING A UNIQUE SERIES ON THE 15TH CENTURY CREATOR OF THE FIRST ARTIFICIAL FLIES

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)