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Table of Contents

Sept. 09, 1957
Sept. 09, 1957

Table of Contents
Sept. 9, 1957

Baseball X-Ray
Acknowledgments
The Last Nail
America's Cup
Spectacle
Events & Discoveries
Preview
Wreck Of Redlegs
Sporting Look
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

Table of Contents

THE LAST NAIL 10
ROBERT H. BOYLE tells how the Yankees virtually wrapped up another pennant

This is an article from the Sept. 9, 1957 issue

THE RED SHOE MYSTERY 12
A Russian jumping shoe brings astonishment to rule makers. By PAUL O'NEIL

HICKORY, DICKORY...VICTORY! 14
A bargain colt, Hickory Smoke, wins the classic Hambletonian. By JEREMIAH TAX

AMERICA'S CUP: THE OLD MUG AGAIN 16
After a summer of confusion, a famed race is revived. By MORT LUND

SPECTACLE: HOT DERBY FOR OUTBOARDS 18
Foreign rigs add spice to this year's championships. IN COLOR

PREVIEW: BACK TO THE COUNTRY CLUB 27
The Amateur golf championship returns to Brookline. A chart of the course by JACK KUNZ and a recounting of Ouimet's 1913 Open by HERBERT WARREN WIND

PHYSICAL FITNESS COMES TO THE POINT 38
The President's committee meets in a likely spot. By DOROTHY STULL

WRECK OF THE REDLEGS 44
Horrible pitching scuttled Cincinnati's pennant hopes, says ROBERT CREAMER

PART I: GOD'S LITTLE UNDERWATER ACRE 48
CLARE BOOTHE LUCE discovers a strange and brilliant new world

WHAT TO WEAR ON WHEELS 56
A SPORTING LOOK at sunny Rome's latest in motor scooter costumes

BONNIE PRUDDEN'S FUN & FITNESS COURSE 61
Ending the first phase of her series, she presents the SIDE STRETCH

THE DEPARTMENTS

•SCOREBOARD 5
•BASEBALL X-RAY 6
•FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR 7
•COMING EVENTS 8
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 23
•TIP FROM THE TOP 62
•HOTBOX 63
•THE 19TH HOLE 64
•PAT ON THE BACK 68

Acknowledgments on page 7

COVER: ROY MCMILLAN

Photograph by Richard Meek

Cincinnati's skinny little Roy McMillan is the best shortstop in the major leagues and the outstanding player on a team of stars. But despite Roy and the other fine players on the club, the Redlegs are having a disastrous season. See page 44 for the reasons why.

PHOTOILLUSTRATION

NEXT WEEK

BATTLE OF CHAMPIONS
Robert Riger illustrates the style and technique Carmen Basilio will use in his bid for Ray Robinson's crown

PLUS: On the eve of the hunting season Ed Zern picks the 10 best guns—and then runs fast for the woods