16 Arms Upraised, Hopes dashed
The 84th Derby went to Tim Tam, but the world still wonders about Silky's demise
This is an article from the May 12, 1958 issue
20 Triumphs and Tribulations
Six further adventures of the human spirit—from the quieter fronts of sport last week
22 White Water Mixed Doubles
A spirited ladies' auxiliary turns up for the national white water canoe slalom championships
34 How to Top Life's Hurdles
Consider the active philosophy of Novelist Romain Gary, French consul in Los Angeles
37 World Turned Upside Down
Baseball's first weeks came in April, but they were mad as a March hare. By Robert Creamer
52 Charge of the Stick Brigade
In color, lacrosse action between Maryland and Johns Hopkins, two of the year's leaders
63 The Enigmatic Doberman
Is he a devil or a darling? Virginia Kraft scouts this most controversial of American breeds
70 America's Cup: The Defenders
Carleton Mitchell inaugurates his cup year reporting with the story of the U.S. crews
11 Fisherman's Calendar
12 Coming Events
20 Wonderful World
26 Events & Discoveries
55 Charles Goren
62 Bonnie Prudden
67 Sport in Art
77 19th Hole
80 Pat on the Back
Acknowledgments on page 11
Cover: The America's Cup
This 27-inch-high pitcher is 1958's most coveted prize. In the first of his reports of the America's Cup year, Master Yachtsman Carleton Mitchell analyzes the U.S. contenders.
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•Part 5 of Big League Secrets reveals outfielding and base running techniques as described by Richie Ashburn, the fleet-footed center fielder of the Philadelphia Phillies.
•In seven pages of pictures as striking as they are newsy, Jerry Cooke captures the first glimpse of the glory that will be Rome when the Olympic Games move there in 1960.
•Gerald Holland finds out how to raise All-America tackles from Cathryn Pyle, mother of two of the nation's finest specimens, Michigan State's Pege Pyle and Yale's Mike.