Table of Contents

May 19, 1957

TRAGEDY AT THE MILLE MIGLIA 12
The death of the Marquis de Portago, by WILLIAM ROSPIGLIOSI

A BLUNDER IS REPAIRED 16
Basketball Referee John K. Fraser is out. By MARTIN KANE

SPECTACLE: BOATS UNLIMITED IN DETROIT 20
COLOR photographs by DAVID KITZ and a description by NICK THIMMESCH

ALAS, POOR GIANTS! 32
Dwindling crowds are chasing the Giants west, says ROBERT CREAMER

FISH STORY AT CONEY ISLAND 48
The new Aquarium is almost ready, JOHN O'REILLY happily reports

SECOND WIND ON CAPITOL HILL 57
A good many congressmen have joined in the fight for fitness

BRIDLESPUR AND GUSSIE BUSCH 62
A St. Louis classic IN COLOR plus a visit by GERALD HOLLAND

THE SECOND ROUND 68
Iron Liege has a task ahead of him in the Preakness. By WHITNEY TOWER

ALL HAIL, CORNELL 70
The Big Red's record victory on Cayuga Lake. By DON PARKER

PART II: THE LADY AND THE TROUT 72
ALFRED DUGGAN renders The Treatise of Fishing with an Angle

THE DEPARTMENTS

•SCOREBOARD 4
•FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR 6
•COMING EVENTS 8
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 26
•WONDERFUL WORLD 30
•BASEBALL X-RAY 40
•SPORTING LOOK 45
•HOTBOX 80
•THE 19TH HOLE 81
•PAT ON THE BACK 84

Acknowledgments on page 69

COVER: GUSSIE BUSCH AND FRIENDS

Photograph by D. P. Rodewald

Comfortably installed on Robert Baskowitz' coach, Gussie Busch casts a connoisseur's eye on proceedings at St. Louis' Bridlespur Horse Show. Audrey Faust Wallace (front) and daughter Elizabeth Busch share his vantage point. For more color pictures of the show and Gerald Holland's report on a day with Gussie Busch, see pages 62-67.

TWO PHOTOS

NEXT WEEK

CRISIS FOR AUTO RACING
Kenneth Rudeen previews the Indianapolis "500" and examines some of the questions raised by the Mille Miglia tragedy

PLUS
THE BERNERS TROUT FLIES RE-CREATED IN FULL COLOR

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)