ALL HAIL THE LUSTY LIONS 8
Joy reigns in Detroit as its football team wins the pro title. By TEX MAULE

A STAR IS BORN 12
Captain BILL TALBERT tells how his Davis Cup team lost—and found a hero

PITT'S TICKET TO THE GAME 14
The best player in basketball's tournaments is profiled by JEREMIAH TAX

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SOUTH 26-45

HORACE SUTTON offers a directory of favorite tourist types 26
IN COLOR, a portfolio of pleasures from bullfights to girl watching 29
THE FOOTLOOSE SPORTSMAN presents resorts from Hawaii to Bermuda 37
SPORTING LOOK shows the latest in scene-setting sun and swim wear 40

BIG DAY FOR SPRINGERS 46
A new champion emerged from the 11th National Field Trials

COMEBACK IN LOS ANGELES 50
CHARLES GOREN reports on a historic win in the national bridge tourney

AT THE WIND'S CALL 56
A famous skipper, CARLETON MITCHELL, recalls an idyllic Bahamas cruise

THE DEPARTMENTS

•SCOREBOARD 2
•SNOW PATROL 5
•FROM THE FLYWAYS 6
•FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR 6
•COMING EVENTS 7
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 16
•WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPORT 20
•TIP FROM THE TOP 53
•BONNIE PRUDDEN 54
•THE 19TH HOLE 62
•PAT ON THE BACK 64

Acknowledgments on page 5

COVER: BAHAMAS VACATION

Photograph by Toni Frissell

For Stan Waterman of Sargentville, Me. and his family (from top: wife Susy, Gordy and SusyDell) the waters of the Bahamas' reefs are the world's most beautiful playground as well as a source of material for his underwater lectures. For more on vacations in SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S Southland, see page 26.

TWO PHOTOS

NEXT WEEK

BILL MAULDIN TOURS THE CARIBBEAN
Beginning a lively three-part series on the happy adventures of a flying father, his two sons and a plane named 99-Pete

PLUS
SKIING AT ASPEN IN COLOR, AND A CONVERSATION PIECE: SPORTSMAN BING CROSBY

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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)