Table of contents

September 29, 1957

THE BATTLE OF THE CHAMPIONS 10
What happened when Basilio and Robinson met at Yankee Stadium

PREVIEW: YANKS VS. BRAVES 12-24

THE SEASON: HOW and why the winners won, plus three pages of COLOR 12
THE STADIUMS: Drawings of the parks, their histories and sealing data 18
SCOUTING REPORTS: A player-by-player evaluation of the Braves and Yankees 20
CRITIQUE—AND VERDICT: An assessment of the two teams 24

FOOTBALL SURPRISES AND PROMISES 30-39

THE FIRST WEEK: Early strength and early upsets, in words and pictures 30
PREVIEW: A midget raids the West in TV's Game of the Week. By TEX MAULE 37

GOLF'S AMATEUR HEROES 40
Many emerged in recent epic competition. By HERBERT WARREN WIND

JOHNNY'S GAMBLE 46
An ailing colt wins the Little Brown Jug. By JEREMIAH TAX

NEW SPORTING LOOK AT OLD DUBLIN 48
The lovely women of Ireland show classic fabrics in modern dress

THREE DAYS ON A HORSE 52
ALICE HIGGINS reports on the Wofford Cup and its gallant heroine

THE BEAUTY OF A SPORTING HERITAGE 54
The magnificent estate of the J. Watson Webbs, IN COLOR by RICHARD MEEK

HERR "BEAUTIFUL SERVICE" 58
Which means Schoendienst, 2B, here winningly portrayed by GERALD HOLLAND

THE DEPARTMENTS

•COMING EVENTS 2
•FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR 4
•SCOREBOARD 5
•BASEBALL X-RAY 6
•PIGSKIN PANORAMA 7
•HICKMAN'S HUNCHES 7
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 26
•TIP FROM THE TOP 45
•BONNIE PRUDDEN 65
•HOTBOX 66
•THE 19TH HOLE 67
•PAT ON THE BACK 68

COVER: WORLD SERIES

Photograph by Hy Peskin

During the next week the biggest topic of conversation in the U.S. will be the World Series. More people will see it (via TV) than any other sporting event in the world. This issue contains a comprehensive PREVIEW and SCOUTING REPORTS which will make it easier to follow on TV or live.

Acknowledgments on page 4

TWO PHOTOS

NEXT WEEK

THE PHEASANT AND THE COMMISSAR
A U. S. ambassador vividly recalls an eerie day's shoot in Czechoslovakia

PLUS: A pro football preview, with Tex Maule picking the new stars

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