Table of Contents

September 01, 1957

THE VEEP: HE SWUNG AND HE MISSED 15
Pete Rademacher loses his bout but makes his point. By MARTIN KANE

SPECTACLE: THE RIVER 23
A St. Lawrence way of life photographed by TONI FRISSELL

PREVIEW: FOREST HILLS 28
SARAH PALFREY presents an intimate portrait of Althea Gibson, a frequently misunderstood young lady; WILLIAM F. TALBERT previews the 1957 Nationals; and HORACE SUTTON conducts a tour of Forest Hills

SPORTING LOOK: COLLEGE '57 35
The University of Missouri models the latest clothes. IN COLOR

REMEMBER THE OLD CANOE? 42
Photographer WALLACE KIRKLAND takes you on a nostalgic trip IN COLOR, and SPARSE GREY HACKLE fondly recalls the canoes he has known

THE EDSEL ARRIVES 48
Debut of a powerful, glittering new Ford Motor Co. car. By KENNETH RUDEEN

BLUE HEAVEN 50
In the Hawaiian Islands EZRA BOWEN discovers a marlin paradise

SAN FRANCISCO 1, LOS ANGELES 0 54
Major league baseball finally reaches the Coast—and not at L.A.

DEEP IN THE BUSH 58
Life in Class D baseball is photographed by JOHN G. ZIMMERMAN. as ROBERT H. BOYLE finds old Dodger Pete Reiser managing Kokomo

BONNIE PRUDDEN'S FUN & FITNESS COURSE 69
In the fifth of her series, she presents the HIP SHIFT and DEEP KNEE BEND

THE DEPARTMENTS

•SCOREBOARD 4
•BASEBALL X-RAY 6
•FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR 9
•COMING EVENTS 11
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 17
•TIP FROM THE TOP 47
•HOTBOX 70
•THE 19TH HOLE 71
•PAT ON THE BACK 72

Acknowledgments on page 10

COVER: ALTHEA GIBSON

Photograph by John G. Zimmerman

In the course of her uphill fight to tennis fame, Althea Gibson was known as much for obstinance as excellence. Few know the warm personality beneath as her friend Sarah Palfrey does. For her intimate glimpse of Althea, and Bill Talbert's PREVIEW of the National singles, see page 28.

TWO PHOTOS

NEXT WEEK

UNDERSEA IDYL
Beginning: an extraordinary story by Legislator-Diplomat-Playwright Clare Boothe Luce

PLUS: Eleven pages on the U.S. National Amateur Golf Tournament; and Roy McMillan, king of shortstops

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)