Table of Contents

August 11, 1957

HE MURDERS WITH HIS WRISTS 8
Hank Aaron is killing National League pitchers. By ROY TERRELL

WAR WHOOP FOR AN OLD BREED 12
The spotted and spectacular Appaloosa horse, in text and COLOR pictures

A FIGHTING FISH FOR THE SALTON SEA 26
John O'Reilly reports on a new angler's paradise in California

BEAUTY ON THE WING 32
The rewards of butterfly hunting, in four pages of brilliant COLOR

PREVIEW: BATTLE FOR THE GOLD CUP 38
In Seattle, the roaring hydroplanes are ready to go. By MORT LUND

PUBLINX PRODIGY 46
A very promising youngster wins the public course title. By GWILYM BROWN

YOU SHOULD KNOW... 47
What ED ZERN has to say about Scotch whisky and Highland grouse

BONNIE PRUDDEN'S FUN & FITNESS COURSE 49
In the second of her series, she presents THE SPINE-DOWN STRETCH

READY ON THE FIRING LINE 50
Pistols, a National championship and Sergeant Joe Benner. By COLES PHINIZY

SPORTS CARS FOR THE KIDDIES 55
In two pages of COLOR, JERRY COOKE presents some tiny beauties

FLAGS IN THE FRONT YARD 60
Paul O'Neil tours Lowell Thomas' extraordinary private golf course

THE DEPARTMENTS

•SCOREBOARD 4
•BASEBALL X-RAY 5
•FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR 6
•COMING EVENTS 7
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 18
•WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT 22
•TIP FROM THE TOP 59
•HOTBOX 64
•THE 19TH HOLE 65
•PAT ON THE BACK 68

Acknowledgments on page 6

COVER: RUSSELL SCHLEEH

Photograph by Bob Miller

Tall Russ Schleeh, who won the national high point championship last year in his unlimited-class hydroplane Shanty I, is one of the top favorites in the Gold Cup Race at Seattle August 10 and 11. For an expert's view of Schleeh and the other crack Gold Cup drivers, turn to page 38.

TWO PHOTOS

NEXT WEEK

WHAT ABOUT THE LITTLE LEAGUE?
in the first of two parts, Sports Illustrated examines a burning subject: do we exploit our kids?

PLUS: NINE PAGES ON WATER SKIING; AND A HAMBLETONIAN PREVIEW FOR THE TROTTING FAN

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