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June 24, 1957
June 24, 1957

Table of Contents
June 24, 1957

Baseball X-Ray
Acknowledgments
Spectacle
  • The posh pageant that is the Henley Royal Regatta holds first place in the hearts of rowing regulars the world over

  • With only one big race left on the American college rowing calendar, the two best U.S. crews are heading for the Henley Regatta to settle a rivalry that has raged all season

Events & Discoveries
The Wonderfull World Of Sport
Phenomenal Philadelphia
Track
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

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FAME CALLS ON DICK MAYER 8
BEN HOGAN, forced to abandon the attempt to capture his fifth U.S. Open championship, teams with HERBERT WARREN WIND in reporting on the world's greatest golf tournament and its new champion, Dick Mayer

This is an article from the June 24, 1957 issue

HENLEY FOREVER 14
In text and COLOR pictures, the story of England's great old regatta; plus a report on the U.S. crews who will compete there this year

PART 2: THE ART OF RACE RIDING 28
EDDIE ARCARO discusses the pre-race phase of his daily work

THE MEN LOOK OVER THE BOYS 38
Big league scouts invade the College World Series.
By ROY TERRELL

PHENOMENAL PHILADELPHIA 40
Half a dozen rookies give the Phils a new look.
By LES WOODCOCK

TRACK THRILLS—AND CHAMPIONS 45-51
Records met their masters at the NCAA meet. High jumpers showed varied styles, while Gutowski's fluid grace carried him to a new peak

THE SHOE THAT FINALLY FIT 52
The 89th Belmont gave a jockey sweet revenge.
By WILLIAM LEGGETT

LITTLE THUNDER-MAKER 56
Another nature classic—the ruffed grouse—by DR. WILLIAM J. LONG

THE DEPARTMENTS

•SCOREBOARD 3
•BASEBALL X-RAY 4
•FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR 6
•COMING EVENTS 7
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 20
•WONDERFUL WORLD 24
•TIP FROM THE TOP 55
•HOTBOX 60
•THE 19TH HOLE 62
•PAT ON THE BACK 64

Acknowledgments on page 6

COVER: BOB GUTOWSKI

Photograph by Fred E. Chez

The flying young man who has just arched his slender frame to a new pole vault record of 15 feet 9¾ inches is the favorite to crack the vaulters' magical 16-foot mark. For the story of Gutowski's record and of how he got to be the world's best, see pages 45 and 51.

TWO PHOTOS

NEXT WEEK

SOMETHING FOR THE SAILORS
A collection of yachtsmen's flags and burgees in color, and a preview of the 2,230-mile Honolulu ocean race

PLUS: PART 3: EDDIE ARCARO ON RACE RIDING