Aug. 04, 1958
Aug. 04, 1958

Table of Contents
Aug. 4, 1958

U.S.-Russia Track
Global Gamble
Wonderful World Of Sport
Horse Racing
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back


8 U.S. vs. U.S.S.R.
Tex Maule relates from Moscow the thrills of the first track meet between the two countries

This is an article from the Aug. 4, 1958 issue

10 The Global Gamble
A unique survey of the dimensions of one of man's most irresistible urges

14 The Moment Before
Richard Meek's camera captures that frozen moment in baseball just before the pitch

25 Paging Mr. Grey
The grand jury investigating boxing's dirty business issues a momentous indictment

28 The Big Hula-Hoopla
West Coast girls have a rocking new roll—and it's spreading East

30 The Magic of Nantucket
A historic island's faraway mood is photographed by Toni Frissell, with text by Gerald Holland

46 Items from a Summer Notebook
Herbert Warren Wind's reflections on the new PGA championship, Peter Thomson and Cary Grant

56 An Outfielder for Hiroshima
Baseball Novelist Mark Harris tells how a boy from California is reorienting a Japanese team

The departments

4 Scoreboard
6 Coming Events
19 Events & Discoveries
26 Wonderful World
38 Charles Goren
40 Boxing
42 Nature
44 Horse Racing
46 Golf
50 Baseball
53 Track
63 19th Hole
64 Pat on the Back

Acknowledgments on page 45

Cover: Nantucket

Beyond the lighthouse on this week's cover lies the Atlantic Ocean, the backdrop for the scenic seaside course of Nantucket's Sankaty Head Club.

Photograph by Toni Frissell


Next week

The further adventures of Playwright-Congresswoman-Diplomat Clare Boothe Luce in the underwater world begin in the first of a serial in two parts, The Heaven Below.

Jerome Weidman, charter member of the bestsellers club, puts his humorous pen to an interpretation of some of the cockeyed problems of Suburbia's playing grounds.

The Little Le Mans—a 10-hour endurance race for imported small cars at Lime Rock, Conn.—is reported by Kenneth Rudeen: a true test of these automotive bugs.