20 What's Wrong with the Yanks?
Suddenly the Yankees are a second-division team. Here are the reasons why
24 The High and the Mired
Symbolic photographs show Hank Aaron and Casey Stengel in action last week
34 A Pioneer Car Gets Set for Indy
From Indianapolis, Kenneth Rudeen reports how Owner George Salih tunes his car for a record
39 Bob Jones and I Had a Talk...
More letters in the somewhat fictional tour of a young golf pro. By Herbert Warren Wind
May 24, 1959
44 A Moment of Record
An unusual color photograph of Vaulter Don Bragg breaking the world record. Plus words by Tex Maule
61 Part II: How to Ride a Horse
The fundamentals of horsemanship, from walk to canter, by leading U.S. authority Gordon Wright
72 Israel: Time Out for Fun
Not far from troubled borders a revolution in sport is taking place. A report by Gerald Holland
4 Coming Events
14 Baseball's Week
24 Wonderful World
30 Events & Discoveries
58 Horse Racing
68 Charles Goren
70 Tip from the Top
85 19th Hole
88 Pat on the Back
In a painting commissioned specially for this week's cover, Artist Daniel Schwartz portrays the breakneck burst of the cars into the turn at Indianapolis. For a preview of next week's race, see page 34.
Acknowledgments on page 11
•A visit with the sporting Coopers—Maria, Rocky and Gary of the movies. Skin-divers, hunters and gourmets supreme, theirs is a rich, varied life away from the public.
•An astonishing group of college golfers led our Walker Cup team to a victory over the British. Herbert Warren Wind reports from Scotland on how and why it happened.
•Stanley Frank reports on the man behind the Pirates, John Galbreath, whose restless energy has helped bring greatness to Ohio State but has not yet been able to solve the enigma of Pittsburgh.