Table of Contents

May 12, 1957

BEGINNING: THE LADY AND THE TROUT 75
In the 15th century, the literature of angling began with a Benedictine nun. An eminent historian, ALFRED DUGGAN, introduces Dame Juliana Berners

THE BABY COMES INTO HIS OWN 12
Iron Liege's Derby: a triumph of courage and skill.
By WHITNEY TOWER

HOW YOU, WILLIE? 18
Guest Author CATHERINE DRINKER BOWEN captures the charm of Derby time

A PUNCH FOR HISTORY 24
The incredible Sugar Ray is again middleweight champ.
By MARTIN KANE

HIGH WIRE TO THE GLACIER WORLD 28
A skiing adventure, IN COLOR, and the Footloose Sportsman in Chamonix

CHICAGO'S GO-SOX GO AGAIN 37
If not the team to beat, at least they were the team to catch.
By ROY TERRELL

ITALIAN DUEL 41
A PREVIEW of the year's first big European road races, by WILLIAM ROSPIGLIOSI, with a gallery of the world's finest drivers IN COLOR

'RACING IS A VICE' 49
A dashing young driver, ALFONSO DE PORTAGO, eulogizes his sport

FOUL WEATHER AND FAIR 53
There's a brand-new sporting look for sailors—and here it is

THE DEPARTMENTS

•HOTBOX 7
•COMING EVENTS 8
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 21
•SCOREBOARD 56
•FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR 60
•BASEBALL X-RAY 62
•THE 19TH HOLE 88
•PAT ON THE BACK 92

Acknowledgments on page 61

COVER: BILLY PIERCE OF THE WHITE SOX

Photograph by Richard Meek

The trim young man in the gray flannel suit and the four rare trout flies which share this week's cover with him are both something special. Chicago's Billy Pierce is one of baseball's best pitchers; the flies—which still catch fish—are the forefathers of all trout flies today.

TWO PHOTOS

NEXT WEEK

ST. LOUIS CLASSIC
The elegant Bridlespur Horse Show in color, and a talk with the eminent sportsman, August Busch Jr., by Gerald Holland

PLUS: A FOUR-PAGE COLOR SPECTACLE: DETROIT, METROPOLIS OF BOATS

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)